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1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265722
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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
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From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs.

More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically... Read more >
1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann
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ISBN: 9780307596727
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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $13.99

From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs.

More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically... Read more >
1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann, Read by Robertson Dean
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307913760
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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $50.00

From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs.

More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically... Read more >
1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann, Read by Robertson Dean
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307913777
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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $25.00

From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs.

More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically... Read more >
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Founding Mothers & Fathers
Founding Mothers & Fathers
Written by Mary Beth Norton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307760760
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Founding Mothers & Fathers
Gendered Power and the Forming of American Society
Written by Mary Beth Norton


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2011
Price: $14.99

Much like A Midwife's Tale and The Unredeemed Captive, this novel is about power relationships in early American society, religion, and politics--with insights into the initial development and operation of government, the maintenance of social order, and the experiences of individual men and women.


From the Hardcover edition. Read more >
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The First Salute
The First Salute
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
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ISBN: 9780307798572
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The First Salute
A View of the American Revolution
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $13.99

Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.
 
In The First Salute, one of America’s consummate historians crafts a rigorously original view of the American Revolution. Barbara W. Tuchman places the... Read more >
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War on the Run
War on the Run
Written by John F. Ross
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553384574
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War on the Run
The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America's First Frontier
Written by John F. Ross


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $18.00

Often hailed as the godfather of today’s elite special forces, Robert Rogers trained and led an unorthodox unit of green provincials, raw woodsmen, farmers, and Indian scouts on “impossible” missions in colonial America that are still the stuff of soldiers’ legend. The child of marginalized Scots-Irish immigrants, Rogers learned to survive... Read more >
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Making Haste from Babylon
Making Haste from Babylon
Written by Nick Bunker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307386267
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Making Haste from Babylon
The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World: A New History
Written by Nick Bunker


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $17.95

At the end of 1618, a blazing green star soared across the night sky over the northern hemisphere. From the Philippines to the Arctic, the comet became a sensation and a symbol, a warning of doom or a promise of salvation. Two years later, as the Pilgrims prepared to sail across... Read more >
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The Loyalists
The Loyalists
Written by Christopher Moore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994840
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The Loyalists
Revolution Exile Settlement
Written by Christopher Moore


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

In 1783 and 1784, some fifty thousand Americans felt that they could not support the revolution against Britain. They were called Loyalists – and there would be no place for them in the new United States.

As they streamed into the Canadian colonies to the north, they changed forever the face of... Read more >
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The Forts of Colonial North America
The Forts of Colonial North America
Written by Rene Chartrand, Illustrated by Donato Spedaliere
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849081979
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The Forts of Colonial North America
British, Dutch and Swedish colonies
Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Donato Spedaliere


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $18.95

The second in a two-volume study of forts in colonial North America, this title offers a detailed look at various types of fortifications built between the times of the earliest British settlements in North America in the late 16th century until the end of the Seven Years War, when France ceded... Read more >
In Small Things Forgotten
In Small Things Forgotten
Written by James Deetz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307874382
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In Small Things Forgotten
An Archaeology of Early American Life
Written by James Deetz


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2010
Price: $11.99

History is recorded in many ways. According to  author James Deetz, the past can be seen most fully  by studying the small things so often forgotten.  Objects such as doorways, gravestones, musical  instruments, and even shards of pottery fill in the  cracks between large historical events and depict  the intricacies of daily life. In his completely  revised and... Read more >
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The Americans: The Colonial Experience
The Americans: The Colonial Experience
Written by Daniel J. Boorstin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307756480
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The Americans: The Colonial Experience

Written by Daniel J. Boorstin


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: June 30, 2010
Price: $13.99

Winner of the Bancroft Prize. "A superb panorama of life in America from the first settlements on through the white hot days of the Revolution." - Bruce Lancaster, Saturday Review Read more >
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Making Haste from Babylon
Making Haste from Babylon
Written by Nick Bunker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307593009
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Making Haste from Babylon
The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World: A New History
Written by Nick Bunker


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $13.99

At the end of 1618, a blazing green star soared across the night sky over the northern hemisphere. From the Philippines to the Arctic, the comet became a sensation and a symbol, a warning of doom or a promise of salvation. Two years later, as the Pilgrims prepared to sail across... Read more >
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Hugh Williamson
Hugh Williamson
Written by George F. Sheldon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591027706
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Hugh Williamson
Physician, Patriot, and Founding Father
Written by George F. Sheldon


Format: Trade Paperback, 361 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2009
Price: $39.00

Hugh Williamson (1735-1819) was a physician, a member of the educated intelligentsia in colonial America, and a signer of the US Constitution. Although he is one of the lesser-known Founding Fathers, he has been likened to Benjamin Franklin for his breadth of interest spanning science, medicine, government public policy, and Hamiltonian... Read more >
The Wild Frontier
The Wild Frontier
Written by William M. Osborn
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ISBN: 9780307561176
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The Wild Frontier
Atrocities During the American-Indian War from Jamestown Colony to Wounded Knee
Written by William M. Osborn


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2009
Price: $13.99

The real story of the ordeal experienced by both settlers and Indians during the Europeans' great migration west across America, from the colonies to California, has been almost completely eliminated from the histories we now read. In truth, it was a horrifying and appalling experience. Nothing like it had ever happened... Read more >
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The 10 Big Lies About America
The 10 Big Lies About America
Written by Michael Medved
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ISBN: 9780307394071
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The 10 Big Lies About America
Combating Destructive Distortions About Our Nation
Written by Michael Medved


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $15.99

"It ain’t so much the things we don’t know that get us into trouble," nineteenth-century humorist Josh Billings remarked. "It’s the things we know that just ain’t so."


In this bold New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author and talk-radio host Michael Medved zeroes in on ten of the biggest fallacies that millions... Read more >
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The Name of War
The Name of War
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307488572
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The Name of War
King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity
Written by Jill Lepore


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2009
Price: $13.99

Winner of the the 1998 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award of the Phi Beta Kappa Society

King Philip's War, the excruciating racial war--colonists against Indians--that erupted in New England in 1675, was, in proportion to population, the bloodiest in American history. Some even argued that the massacres and outrages on both sides were... Read more >
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Mr. Jefferson's Women
Mr. Jefferson's Women
Written by Jon Kukla
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307538673
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Mr. Jefferson's Women

Written by Jon Kukla


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2009
Price: $13.99

From the acclaimed author of A Wilderness So Immense comes a pioneering study of Thomas Jefferson's relationships with women, both personal and political.

The author of the Declaration of Independence, who wrote the words “all men are created equal,” was surprisingly uncomfortable with woman. In eight chapters, Kukla examines the evidence... Read more >
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War on the Run
War on the Run
Written by John F. Ross
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553906653
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War on the Run
The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America's First Frontier
Written by John F. Ross


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $13.99

Often hailed as the godfather of today’s elite special forces, Robert Rogers trained and led an unorthodox unit of green provincials, raw woodsmen, farmers, and Indian scouts on “impossible” missions in colonial America that are still the stuff of soldiers’ legend. The child of marginalized Scots-Irish immigrants, Rogers learned to survive... Read more >
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Ghost Empire
Ghost Empire
Written by Philip Marchand
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551991757
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Ghost Empire
How the French Almost Conquered North America
Written by Philip Marchand


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $14.99

History, travelogue, and memoir combine in this illuminating journey in the footsteps of the great explorer La Salle.

This is the extraordinary account of a personal and historical quest in which Philip Marchand retraces the seventeenth-century explorations of La Salle while he searches in the present day for vestiges of France’s lost... Read more >
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Mr. Jefferson's Women
Mr. Jefferson's Women
Written by Jon Kukla
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ISBN: 9781400078578
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Mr. Jefferson's Women

Written by Jon Kukla


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $17.00

From the acclaimed author of A Wilderness So Immense comes a pioneering study of Thomas Jefferson's relationships with women, both personal and political.

The author of the Declaration of Independence, who wrote the words “all men are created equal,” was surprisingly uncomfortable with woman. In eight chapters, Kukla examines the evidence... Read more >
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Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science
Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science
Written by Renee Bergland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807021422
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Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science
An Astronomer among the American Romantics
Written by Renee Bergland


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2008
Price: $29.95

New England blossomed in the nineteenth century, producing a crop of distinctively American writers along with distinguished philosophers and jurists, abolitionists and scholars. A few of the female stars of this era-Emily Dickinson, Margaret Fuller, and Susan B. Anthony, for instance-are still appreciated, but there are a number of intellectual women... Read more >
Crucible of War
Crucible of War
Written by Fred Anderson
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ISBN: 9780307425393
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Crucible of War
The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766
Written by Fred Anderson


Format: eBook, 912 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $18.99

In this vivid and compelling narrative, the Seven Years' War–long seen as a mere backdrop to the American Revolution–takes on a whole new significance. Relating the history of the war as it developed, Anderson shows how the complex array of forces brought into conflict helped both to create Britain’s empire and... Read more >
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Exploring Lewis and Clark
Exploring Lewis and Clark
Written by Thomas P. Slaughter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307425812
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Exploring Lewis and Clark
Reflections on Men and Wilderness
Written by Thomas P. Slaughter


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

This provocative work challenges traditional accounts of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark’s expedition across the continent and back again. Uncovering deeper meanings in the explorers’ journals and lives, Exploring Lewis and Clark exposes their self-perceptions and deceptions, and how they interacted with those who traveled with them, the people they discovered... Read more >
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In the Devil's Snare
In the Devil's Snare
Written by Mary Beth Norton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307426369
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In the Devil's Snare
The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692
Written by Mary Beth Norton


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Award-winning historian Mary Beth Norton reexamines the Salem witch trials in this startlingly original, meticulously researched, and utterly riveting study.

In 1692 the people of Massachusetts were living in fear, and not solely of satanic afflictions. Horrifyingly violent Indian attacks had all but emptied the northern frontier of settlers, and many... Read more >
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