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Big Four
Big Four
Written by Oscar Lewis
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ISBN: 9780307828019
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Big Four

Written by Oscar Lewis


Format: eBook, 418 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $13.99

Here for the first time is told in a single volume one of the most remarkable stories in American history. An Eastener is never long in California without hearing something of “the big four”: four Sacramento shopkeepers—Collis P. Huntington, Lelan Stanford, Mark Hopkins, and Charles Crocker—who got control of the newly... Read more >
Sea Routes to the Gold Fields
Sea Routes to the Gold Fields
Written by Oscar Lewis
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ISBN: 9780307828187
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Sea Routes to the Gold Fields

Written by Oscar Lewis


Format: eBook, 286 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $18.99

Sea Routes to the Gold Fields tells the story of one of the most exciting mass movements in history: the migration by sea of the tens of thousands who joined the headlong race to California’s newly discovered gold fields. This work fills an important gap in the literature of the Gold...

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Silver Kings
Silver Kings
Written by Oscar Lewis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828040
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Silver Kings

Written by Oscar Lewis


Format: eBook, 286 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $16.99

Thousands of readers remember with pleasure Oscar Lewis’s fine book on the Western railroad robber barons, The Big Four. Silver Kings is a companion piece, dealing as it does with the big four of the Nevada Comstock Lode, one of the greatest of all silver mines. These were really fabulous men... Read more >
A Shadow on the Household
A Shadow on the Household
Written by Bryan Prince
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551993614
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A Shadow on the Household
One Enslaved Family's Incredible Struggle for Freedom
Written by Bryan Prince


Format: eBook0
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $12.99

The extraordinary story of one couple’s determination to free themselves and their children from slavery and make a new life in Canada

Prior to abolition in 1865, as many as 40,000 men, women, and children made the perilous trip north from enslavement in the United States to freedom in Canada. Many were... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739334614
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham
Read by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $50.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739334621
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham
Read by Edward Herrmann and Jon Meacham


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $27.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham
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ISBN: 9780679645368
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook, 800 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $13.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400067664
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Hardcover, 800 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $35.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more >
Kearny's March
Kearny's March
Written by Winston Groom
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307455741
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Kearny's March
The Epic Creation of the American West, 1846-1847
Written by Winston Groom


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $16.95

A thrilling re-creation of a crucial campaign in the Mexican-American War and a pivotal moment in America's history.
 
In June 1846, General Stephen Watts Kearny rode out of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, with a thousand cavalrymen of the First United States Dragoons. When his fantastic expedition ended a year and two-thousand miles...

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The Stammering Century
The Stammering Century
Written by Gilbert Seldes, Introduction by Greil Marcus
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590175804
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The Stammering Century

Written by Gilbert Seldes
Introduction by Greil Marcus


Format: Trade Paperback, 452 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $18.95

Gilbert Seldes, the author of The Stammering Century, writes:

    This book is not a record of the major events in Ameri­can history during 
    the nineteenth century. It is concerned with minor movements, with the 
    cults and manias of that period. Its personages are fanatics, and radicals, 
    and mountebanks. Its intention is to connect these secondary...

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The Stammering Century

Written by Gilbert Seldes
Introduction by Greil Marcus


Format: eBook, 452 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $18.95

Gilbert Seldes, the author of The Stammering Century, writes:

      This book is not a record of the major events in Ameri­can history during
      the nineteenth century. It is concerned with minor movements, with the
      cults and manias of that period. Its personages are fanatics, and radicals,
      and mountebanks. Its intention is... Read more >
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A Wicked War
A Wicked War
Written by Amy S. Greenberg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307592699
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A Wicked War
Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Written by Amy S. Greenberg


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $30.00

Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, and launched the career of Abraham Lincoln. Amy S. Greenberg’s skilled storytelling and rigorous scholarship bring this American war for empire...

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A Wicked War
A Wicked War
Written by Amy S. Greenberg
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ISBN: 9780307960917
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A Wicked War
Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Written by Amy S. Greenberg


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $13.99

Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, and launched the career of Abraham Lincoln. Amy S. Greenberg’s skilled storytelling and rigorous scholarship bring this American war for empire...

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Black Fire
Black Fire
Written by Robert Graysmith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307720580
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Black Fire
The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer--and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco
Written by Robert Graysmith


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $11.99

The first biography of the little-known real-life Tom Sawyer (a friend of Mark Twain during his brief tenure as a California newspaper reporter), told through a harrowing account of Sawyer's involvement in the hunt for a serial arsonist who terrorized mid-nineteenth century San Francisco.

When 28-year-old San Francisco Daily Morning Call reporter...

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Chancellorsville 1863
Jackson's Lightning Strike
Written by Carl Smith
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's examination of the Battle of Chancellorsville (1863) of the American Civil War (1861-1865). Following the debacle of the battle of Fredricksburg in December 1862, Burnside was replaced as commander of the Army of the Potomac by General Joseph Hooker. Having reorganised the army and improved morale, he planned an attack... Read more >
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Fredericksburg 1862
'Clear The Way'
Written by Carl Smith
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook0
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's examination of the Battle of Fredericksburg of the American Civil War (1861-1865). In December 1862, things were still confused for the Union. Antietam had been a failure for both sides, and although the battle showed that the Union army could bring the Confederates to bay, it couldn't pin them in... Read more >
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Gettysburg 1863
High tide of the Confederacy
Written by Carl Smith
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of the Battle of Gettysburg (1863), one of the decisive battles of the American Civil War (1861-1865). The Confederate invasion of the Northern states was General Lee's last great gamble. By taking the war to the Union he hoped to force Lincoln into peace negotiations, or win support from... Read more >
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The Last Ride of the James-Younger Gang - Jesse James and the Northfield Raid 1876

Written by Sean McLachlan
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $9.95

It was the beginning of the end for the James gang. In the past ten years Frank and Jesse James had gone from unknown ex-Confederate guerrillas to the most famous outlaws in the world. A string of daring robberies of banks, trains, and stagecoaches had brought them fame, admiration, hatred, and... Read more >
Sherman's March to the Sea 1864
Atlanta to Savannah
Written by David Smith
Illustrated by Richard Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.95

Riding on the wave of his victory at Atlanta, Union General W. T. Sherman abandoned his supply lines in an attempt to push his forces into Confederate territory and take Savannah. During their 285-mile 'March to the Sea' the army lived off the land and destroyed all war-making capabilities of the... Read more >
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Ardency
Ardency
Written by Kevin Young
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375711619
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Ardency
A Chronicle of the Amistad Rebels
Written by Kevin Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $19.95

Now in paperback, a haunting chorus of voices that tells the story of the captivity, education, language, hopes, dreams, and fight for freedom, of the African Americans abducted in the Amistad rebellion.

Based on the 1840 mutiny on board the slave ship Amistad, Ardency begins with "Buzzard," a sequence of poems told... Read more >
Chickamauga 1863
The River of Death
Written by James Arnold


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's examination of the battle at Chickamagua, one of the decisive campaigns of the American Civil War (1861-1865). By the Autumn of 1863 the Confederacy was in dire straits. In a colossal gamble, Confederate President Jefferson Davis stripped forces from all the major Confederate armies to reinforce the Army of Tennessee in a last... Read more >
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The Great Locomotive Chase - The Andrews Raid 1862

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Mariusz Kozik


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $9.95

In April 1862, the stage was set for one of the greatest locomotive chases in history. Union forces planned to steal a train and travel at high speed to Chattanooga, Tennessee, disabling the line as they went, in order to cut off vital rail supplies to the Confederate stronghold of Atlanta... Read more >
Vicksburg 1863
Grant clears the Mississippi
Written by Alan Hankinson


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

The 1863 Vicksburg campaign was to prove decisive to the outcome of the American Civil War (1861-1865). Known as the 'Gibraltar of the West', Vicksburg was the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River. In a masterly campaign Grant used riverboats and steamers to land his army south of the city... Read more >
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We Have the War Upon Us
We Have the War Upon Us
Written by William J. Cooper
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307960887
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We Have the War Upon Us
The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860-April 1861
Written by William J. Cooper


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this carefully researched book William J. Cooper gives us a fresh perspective on the period between Abraham Lincoln’s election in November 1860 and the firing on Fort Sumter in April 1861, during which all efforts to avoid or impede secession and prevent war failed. Here is the story of the...

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Island of Vice
Island of Vice
Written by Richard Zacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767926195
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Island of Vice
Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York
Written by Richard Zacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $16.00

In the 1890s, young cocksure Theodore Roosevelt, years before the White House, was appointed police commissioner of corrupt, pleasure-loving New York, then teeming with 40,000 prostitutes, illegal casinos and all-night dance halls. The Harvard-educated Roosevelt, with a reformer’s zeal, tried to wipe out the city’s vice and corruption. He went head-to-head...

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