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Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant
Written by Geoffrey Perret
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ISBN: 9780307560889
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Ulysses S. Grant
Soldier & President
Written by Geoffrey Perret


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2009
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An acclaimed biography of Ulysses S. Grant traces the life of the Civil War general and eighteenth president of the United States and assesses his major accomplishments. Read more >
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Polk
Polk
Written by Walter R. Borneman
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ISBN: 9780812976748
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Polk
The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America
Written by Walter R. Borneman


Format: Trade Paperback, 468 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $18.00

In Polk, Walter R. Borneman gives us the first complete and authoritative biography of a president often overshadowed in image but seldom outdone in accomplishment. James K. Polk occupied the White House for only four years, from 1845 to 1849, but he plotted and attained a formidable agenda: He fought for... Read more >
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Polk
Polk
Written by Walter R. Borneman
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ISBN: 9781588367723
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Polk
The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America
Written by Walter R. Borneman


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 14, 2009
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In Polk, Walter R. Borneman gives us the first complete and authoritative biography of a president often overshadowed in image but seldom outdone in accomplishment. James K. Polk occupied the White House for only four years, from 1845 to 1849, but he plotted and attained a formidable agenda: He fought for... Read more >
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Vicksburg, 1863
Vicksburg, 1863
Written by Winston Groom
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ISBN: 9780307271495
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Vicksburg, 1863

Written by Winston Groom


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $13.99

In this thrilling narrative history of the Civil War’s most strategically important campaign, Winston Groom describes the bloody two-year grind that started when Ulysses S. Grant began taking a series of Confederate strongholds in 1861, climaxing with the siege of Vicksburg two years later. For Grant and the Union it was... Read more >
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What They Didn't Teach You About the Civil War
What They Didn't Teach You About the Civil War
Written by Mike Wright
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ISBN: 9780307549150
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What They Didn't Teach You About the Civil War

Written by Mike Wright


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

Instant coffee was invented during the Civil War for use by Union troops, who hated it; holding races between lice was a popular pastime for both Johnny Reb and Billy Yank; 13% of the Confederate Army deserted during the conflict. These are three of the hundreds of bits of knowledge that... Read more >
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Abraham Lincoln's Extraordinary Era
Abraham Lincoln's Extraordinary Era
Written by Karen Kostyal, Foreword by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426203282
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Abraham Lincoln's Extraordinary Era
The Man and His Times
Written by Karen Kostyal
Foreword by Doris Kearns Goodwin


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $35.00

This handsomely illustrated volume commemorates Abraham Lincoln’s 200th birthday and gives rare insight into the President who shook the world—and whose words and example endure today in nations from Siberia to Mexico to Pakistan. This is the official book of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) in Springfield, Illinois... Read more >
Banquet at Delmonico's
Banquet at Delmonico's
Written by Barry Werth
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ISBN: 9781588367983
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Banquet at Delmonico's
Great Minds, the Gilded Age, and the Triumph of Evolution in America
Written by Barry Werth


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $13.99

In Banquet at Delmonico’s, Barry Werth, the acclaimed author of The Scarlet Professor, draws readers inside the circle of philosophers, scientists, politicians, businessmen, clergymen, and scholars who brought Charles Darwin’s controversial ideas to America in the crucial years after the Civil War.

The United States in the 1870s and ’80s was deep... Read more >
Did Lincoln Own Slaves?
Did Lincoln Own Slaves?
Written by Gerald J. Prokopowicz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279293
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Did Lincoln Own Slaves?
And Other Frequently Asked Questions about Abraham Lincoln
Written by Gerald J. Prokopowicz


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $14.95

In the bicentennial year of Lincoln's birth, here is the one indispensable book that provides all you need to know about our most revered president in a lively and memorable question-and-answer format.You will learn whether Lincoln could dunk a basketball or tell a joke. Was he the great emancipator or a... Read more >
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The Age of Gold
The Age of Gold
Written by H.W. Brands
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ISBN: 9780307481221
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The Age of Gold
The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream
Written by H.W. Brands


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $14.99

“I have found it.” These words, uttered by the man who first discovered gold on the American River in 1848, triggered the most astonishing mass movement of peoples since the Crusades. California’s gold drew fortune-seekers from the ends of the earth. It accelerated America’s imperial expansion and exacerbated the tensions that... Read more >
American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400063253
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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $35.00

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power... Read more >
American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by John H. Mayer
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739334584
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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $39.95

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power... Read more >
American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by John H. Mayer
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ISBN: 9780739334591
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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $20.00

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power... Read more >
American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham
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ISBN: 9781588368225
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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $13.99

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power... Read more >
American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham
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ISBN: 9780739328170
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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 944 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $30.00

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power... Read more >
American Lion
American Lion
Written by Jon Meacham, Read by Richard McGonagle
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ISBN: 9781415957127
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American Lion
Andrew Jackson in the White House
Written by Jon Meacham
Read by Richard McGonagle


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $25.00

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power... Read more >
Habits of Empire
Habits of Empire
Written by Walter Nugent
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ISBN: 9780307269492
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Habits of Empire

Written by Walter Nugent


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

Since its founding, the United States' declared principles of liberty and democracy have often clashed with aggressive policies of imperial expansion. In this sweeping narrative history, acclaimed scholar Walter Nugent explores this fundamental American contradiction by recounting the story of American land acquisition since 1782 and shows how this steady addition... Read more >
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Washington Burning
Washington Burning
Written by Les Standiford
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ISBN: 9780307449290
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Washington Burning
How a Frenchman's Vision for Our Nation's Capital Survived Congress, the Founding Fathers, and the Invading British Army
Written by Les Standiford


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $11.99

The Riveting Story of the Federal City and the Men Who Built It

In 1814, British troops invaded Washington, consuming President Madison’s hastily abandoned dinner before setting his home and the rest of the city ablaze. The White House still bears scorch and soot marks on its foundation stones. It was only... Read more >
Rebel Giants
Rebel Giants
Written by David R. Contosta
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591026105
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Rebel Giants
The Revolutionary Lives of Abraham Lincoln & Charles Darwin
Written by David R. Contosta


Format: Hardcover, 365 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $26.99

February 12, 2009, will mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of two of the most extraordinary and influential men in recent history — Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin. While the coincidence of these two men being born on exactly the same day might fill astrologers with glee, further reflection points... Read more >
America's Jubilee
America's Jubilee
Written by Andrew Burstein
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ISBN: 9780307424716
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America's Jubilee
A Generation Remembers the Revolution After 50 Years of Independence
Written by Andrew Burstein


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

In America's Jubilee distinguished historian Andrew Burstein presents an engrossing narrative that takes us back to a pivotal year in American history, 1826, when the reins of democracy were being passed from the last Revolutionary War heroes to a new generation of leaders.

Through brilliant sketches of selected individuals and events, Burstein... Read more >
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American Massacre
American Massacre
Written by Sally Denton
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ISBN: 9780307424723
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American Massacre
The Tragedy at Mountain Meadows, September 1857
Written by Sally Denton


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

In September 1857, a wagon train passing through Utah laden with gold was attacked. Approximately 140 people were slaughtered; only 17 children under the age of eight were spared. This incident in an open field called Mountain Meadows has ever since been the focus of passionate debate: Is it possible that... Read more >
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Bold Spirit
Bold Spirit
Written by Linda Lawrence Hunt
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ISBN: 9780307425065
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Bold Spirit
Helga Estby's Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America
Written by Linda Lawrence Hunt


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

In 1896, a Norwegian immigrant and mother of eight children named Helga Estby was behind on taxes and the mortgage when she learned that a mysterious sponsor would pay $10,000 to a woman who walked across America.
Hoping to win the wager and save her family’s farm, Helga and her teenaged... Read more >
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Centennial Crisis
Centennial Crisis
Written by William H. Rehnquist
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ISBN: 9780307425218
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Centennial Crisis
The Disputed Election of 1876
Written by William H. Rehnquist


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

In the annals of presidential elections, the hotly contested 1876 race between Rutherford B. Hayes and Samuel J. Tilden was in many ways as remarkable in its time as Bush versus Gore was in ours. Chief Justice William Rehnquist offers readers a colorful and peerlessly researched chronicle of the post—Civil War... Read more >
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Civil War, A to Z
Civil War, A to Z
Edited by Clifford L. Linedecker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307414779
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Civil War, A to Z
The Complete Handbook of America's Bloodiest Conflict
Edited by Clifford L. Linedecker


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

With hundreds of entries, as well as photographs, drawings, and a handy time line of events, Civil War, A to Z encompasses everything about this historic conflict . . . from Appomattox to Zouaves.

This encyclopedic illustrated reference features facts both familiar and engagingly new, organized in an easy-to-follow alphabetical format. Ranging... Read more >
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Death in the Haymarket
Death in the Haymarket
Written by James Green
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ISBN: 9780307425478
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Death in the Haymarket
A Story of Chicago, the First Labor Movement and the Bombing that Divided Gilded Age America
Written by James Green


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

On May 4, 1886, a bomb exploded at a Chicago labor rally, wounding dozens of policemen, seven of whom eventually died. A wave of mass hysteria swept the country, leading to a sensational trial, that culminated in four controversial executions, and dealt a blow to the labor movement from which it... Read more >
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The Divided Ground
The Divided Ground
Written by Alan Taylor
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307428424
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The Divided Ground
Indians, Settlers, and the Northern Borderland of the American Revolution
Written by Alan Taylor


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of William Cooper's Town comes a dramatic and illuminating portrait of white and Native American relations in the aftermath of the American Revolution.

The Divided Ground tells the story of two friends, a Mohawk Indian and the son of a colonial clergyman, whose relationship helped redefine North... Read more >
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