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1950s American Fashion

Written by Jonathan Walford


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $7.95

The 1950s was the first decade when American fashion became truly American. The United States had always relied on Europe for its style leads, but during World War II, when necessity became the mother of invention, the country had to find its own way. American designers looked to what American women... Read more >
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US 10th Mountain Division in World War II
US 10th Mountain Division in World War II
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849088084
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US 10th Mountain Division in World War II

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $17.95

The 10th was the only American mountain division to be raised in World War II, and still has a high profile, being involved in operations from Iraq to Somalia and from Haiti to Afghanistan. It did not arrive in Europe until winter 1944/45, but then fought hard in the harsh mountainous... Read more >
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US 10th Mountain Division in World War II

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

The 10th was the only American mountain division to be raised in World War II, and still has a high profile, being involved in operations from Iraq to Somalia and from Haiti to Afghanistan. It did not arrive in Europe until winter 1944/45, but then fought hard in the harsh mountainous... Read more >
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US Paratrooper 1941-45

Written by Carl Smith
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $14.95

In Sicily, Normandy, and in the frozen hills of the Ardennes, America's airborne warriors proved themselves some of the toughest and most determined soldiers of World War II (1939-1945). What made these soldiers so special? How were they recruited, how did they learn to jump and fight? What special tactics and... Read more >
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CULTURE AS HISTORY
CULTURE AS HISTORY
Written by Warren Susman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307826145
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CULTURE AS HISTORY

Written by Warren Susman


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $12.99

Bringing together for the first time the best of twenty-five years of unique critical work, Warren Susman takes us on a startling tour through the conflicts and events which have transformed the social, political, and cultural face of America in this century. Probing a rich panoply of images from the mass... Read more >
Dead Center
Dead Center
Written by Ed Kugler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829917
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Dead Center
A Marine Sniper's Two-Year Odyssey in the Vietnam War
Written by Ed Kugler


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $7.99

WHEN YOU'RE IN THE DEATH BUSINESS,
EACH DAWN COULD BE YOUR LAST.

Raw, straightforward, and powerful, Ed Kugler's account of his two years as a Marine scout-sniper in Vietnam vividly captures his experiences there--the good, the bad, and the ugly. After enlisting in the Marines at seventeen, then being wounded in Santo... Read more >
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Part of Our Time
Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties
Written by Murray Kempton
Introduction by David Remnick


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $16.95

Through brilliant portraits of real persons who created the myths and realities of the 1930s, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Murray Kempton brings that turbulent decade to life. Himself a child of the time, Kempton examines with the insight and imagination of a novelist the men and women who embraced, grappled with... Read more >
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Trampling Out the Vintage
Trampling Out the Vintage
Written by Frank Bardacke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680667
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Trampling Out the Vintage
Cesar Chavez and the Two Souls of the United Farm Workers
Written by Frank Bardacke


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $34.95

In its heyday, the United Farm Workers was an embodiment of its slogan “Yes, we can”—in the form “¡Sí, Se Puede!”—winning many labor victories, securing collective bargaining rights for farm workers, and becoming a major voice for the Latino community. Today, it is a mere shadow of its former self.

Trampling Out... Read more >
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Trampling Out the Vintage
Cesar Chavez and the Two Souls of the United Farm Workers
Written by Frank Bardacke


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $34.95

Winner of the 2012 Hillman Prize in Book Journalism.

In its heyday, the United Farm Workers was an embodiment of its slogan “Yes, we can”—in the form “¡Sí, Se Puede!”—winning many labor victories, securing collective bargaining rights for farm workers, and becoming a major voice for the Latino community. Today, it... Read more >
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Eisenhower
Eisenhower
Written by Jim Newton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767928137
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Eisenhower
The White House Years
Written by Jim Newton


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $16.95

Newly discovered and declassified documents make for a surprising and revealing portrait of the president we thought we knew.

America’s thirty-fourth president was belittled by his critics as the babysitter-in-chief. This new look reveals how wrong they were. Dwight Eisenhower was bequeathed the atomic bomb and refused to use it. He ground... Read more >
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56th Fighter Group

Written by Roger Freeman
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $16.95

One of the first Thunderbolt groups to see action in the European Theatre of Operations (ETO) with the US Army Air Forces, the 56th Fighter Group (FG) was also the only fighter unit within the Eighth Air Force to remain equipped with the mighty P-47 until war’s end. Led by the... Read more >
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Space Shuttle Launch System 1972-2004

Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Space Shuttle is one of the oldest and most famous manned launch systems – the only launch vehicle that has been used for a longer period of time is the Soviet (now Russian) R-7 booster. By the start of the third millennium, the Space Shuttle had carried crews into space... Read more >
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US Army Combat Equipments 1910-88

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Ronald Volstad


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

Whether referred to as web gear, TE-21, TA50, LBE or LCE, the American soldier's individual combat equipment was seldom praised – except by its developers. Nevertheless, it has always been, and will continue to be an essential part of the fighting man's burden. With the aid of plenty of contemporary photographs... Read more >
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US Strategic and Defensive Missile Systems 1950-2004

Written by Mark Berhow
Illustrated by Chris Taylor


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.95

For 40 years following the end of World War II, the Western democratic governments and the Eastern Bloc Communist powers were locked in the ideological, political, and economic struggle of the Cold War. The United States and the Soviet Union developed missile systems capable of delivering conventional and nuclear explosives against... Read more >
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Who Stole the American Dream?
Who Stole the American Dream?
Written by Hedrick Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604648
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Who Stole the American Dream?

Written by Hedrick Smith


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $13.99

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith’s new book is an extraordinary achievement, an eye-opening account of how, over the past four decades, the American Dream has been dismantled and we became two Americas.
 
In his bestselling The Russians, Smith took millions of readers inside the Soviet Union. In The Power... Read more >
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Who Stole the American Dream?
Who Stole the American Dream?
Written by Hedrick Smith, Read by Rob Shapiro
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449808047
Our Price: $24.00

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Who Stole the American Dream?

Written by Hedrick Smith
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $24.00

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith’s new book is an extraordinary achievement, an eye-opening account of how, over the past four decades, the American Dream has been dismantled and we became two Americas.
 
In his bestselling The Russians, Smith took millions of readers inside the Soviet Union. In The Power... Read more >
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The Time of Our Lives
The Time of Our Lives
Written by Tom Brokaw
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812975123
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The Time of Our Lives
A conversation about America
Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $17.00

Who we are, where we’ve been, and where we need to go now, to recapture the American dream
 
Now with a new Foreword by the author
 
“The best presentation of the challenges facing the country—and the possible solutions—I've ever seen.”—P. J. O’Rourke
 
Tom Brokaw, known and beloved for... Read more >
Stalking the Vietcong
Stalking the Vietcong
Written by Stuart Herrington
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823809
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Stalking the Vietcong
Inside Operation Phoenix: A Personal Account
Written by Stuart Herrington


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 22, 2012
Price: $7.99

In a gripping memoir that reads like a spy novel, one man recounts his personal experience with Operation Phoenix, the program created to destroy the Vietcong’s shadow government, which thrived in the rural communities of South Vietnam.

Stuart A. Herrington was an American intelligence advisor assigned to root out the enemy in... Read more >
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America's Secret MiG Squadron
America's Secret MiG Squadron
Written by Gaillard R. Peck Jr.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849089760
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America's Secret MiG Squadron
The Red Eagles of Project CONSTANT PEG
Written by Gaillard R. Peck Jr.


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $25.95

This book is the story of a group of military pioneers who were intent on using their experience and knowledge to develop a new training paradigm for fighter pilots. As a Vietnam veteran and Phantom F-4 pilot, Col. Gail Peck (call-sign "EVIL") had been disappointed with the level of training offered... Read more >
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Ten Letters
Ten Letters
Written by Eli Saslow
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ISBN: 9780307742551
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Ten Letters
The Stories Americans Tell Their President
Written by Eli Saslow


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $15.00

In this inspiring and powerful look at the issues facing Americans today, reporter Eli Saslow creates vivid portraits of the lives of ten citizens who corresponded with President Obama. Their letters, and the president’s handwritten responses, tell of the personal struggles behind everything from healthcare to immigration to war. One mother...

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Morgan
Morgan
Written by Jean Strouse
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307827678
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Morgan
American Financier
Written by Jean Strouse


Format: eBook, 816 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2012
Price: $11.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A century ago, J. Pierpont Morgan bestrode the financial world like a colossus. The organizing force behind General Electric, U.S. Steel, and vast railroad empires, he served for decades as America's unofficial central banker: a few months after he died in 1913, the Federal Reserve replaced the private system... Read more >
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America's Secret MiG Squadron
The Red Eagles of Project CONSTANT PEG
Written by Gaillard R. Peck Jr.


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $12.99

This book is the story of a group of military pioneers who were intent on using their experience and knowledge to develop a new training paradigm for fighter pilots. As a Vietnam veteran and Phantom F-4 pilot, Col. Gail Peck (call-sign "EVIL") had been disappointed with the level of training offered... Read more >
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Eat the City
Eat the City
Written by Robin Shulman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307719058
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Eat the City
A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Winemakers, and Brewers Who Built New York
Written by Robin Shulman


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $26.00

New York is not a city for growing and manufacturing food. It’s a money and real estate city, with less naked earth and industry than high-rise glass and concrete.   Yet in this intimate, visceral, and beautifully written book, Robin Shulman introduces the people of New York City  - both past and... Read more >
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Eat the City
Eat the City
Written by Robin Shulman
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ISBN: 9780307719072
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Eat the City
A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Winemakers, and Brewers Who Built New York
Written by Robin Shulman


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

New York is not a city for growing and manufacturing food. It’s a money and real estate city, with less naked earth and industry than high-rise glass and concrete.   Yet in this intimate, visceral, and beautifully written book, Robin Shulman introduces the people of New York City  - both past and... Read more >
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Nature Calls
Nature Calls
Written by Dottie Booth
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307791245
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Nature Calls
The History, Lore, and Charm of Outhouses
Written by Dottie Booth


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: June 20, 2012
Price: $9.99

The crunch of leaves under your feet, the sounds of nature around you, the smell of . . . well, never mind. In this engaging volume, Dottie Booth answers the call with a one-of-a-kind photographic tour of outhouses and privies around the world. Full of personal stories, historical facts, folklore (what... Read more >
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