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Seizing Freedom
Seizing Freedom
Written by David Roediger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781686096
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Seizing Freedom
Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All
Written by David Roediger


Format: Hardcover, 238 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

How did America recover after its years of civil war? How did freed men and women, former slaves, respond to their newly won freedom? David Roediger’s radical new history redefines the idea of freedom after the jubilee, using fresh sources and texts to build on the leading historical accounts of Emancipation... Read more >
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Seizing Freedom
Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All
Written by David Roediger


Format: eBook, 238 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

How did America recover after its years of civil war? How did freed men and women, former slaves, respond to their newly won freedom? David Roediger’s radical new history redefines the idea of freedom after the jubilee, using fresh sources and texts to build on the leading historical accounts of Emancipation... Read more >
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Wondrous Beauty
Wondrous Beauty
Written by Carol Berkin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307476258
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Wondrous Beauty
Betsy Bonaparte, the Belle of Baltimore Who Married Napoleon's Brother
Written by Carol Berkin


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers, here is the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore, whose marriage in 1803 to Jérôme Bonaparte, the youngest brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, became inextricably bound to the diplomatic and political histories of the... Read more >
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Family Circle
Family Circle
Written by Susan Braudy
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ISBN: 9780804153614
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Family Circle
The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left
Written by Susan Braudy


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2014
Price: $11.99

When Kathy Boudin was arrested in 1981 after a botched armed robbery and shootout that left a Brinks guard and two policemen dead, she ended a decade living underground as part of the radical Weathermen underground; she would spend the next 22 years in Bedford Hills prison. In Family Circle, Boudin’s former classmate... Read more >
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Empire of Sin
Empire of Sin
Written by Gary Krist
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437060
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Empire of Sin
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Written by Gary Krist


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $26.00

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City
 
     Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s... Read more >
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Empire of Sin
Empire of Sin
Written by Gary Krist
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Empire of Sin
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Written by Gary Krist


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City
 
     Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s... Read more >
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Founding Fathers
Founding Fathers
Written by K. M. Kostyal, Foreword by Jack N. Rakove
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426211751
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Founding Fathers
The Fight for Freedom and the Birth of American Liberty
Written by K. M. Kostyal
Foreword by Jack N. Rakove


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $40.00

Kostyal tells the story of the great American heroes who created the Declaration of Independence, fought the American Revolution, shaped the US Constitution--and changed the world. The era's dramatic events, from the riotous streets in Boston to the unlikely victory at Saratoga, are punctuated with lavishly illustrated biographies of the key... Read more >
The Georgetown Set
The Georgetown Set
Written by Gregg Herken
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307271181
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The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner.

In the years after World War II, Georgetown’s leafy streets were home to an unlikely group of Cold Warriors: a coterie... Read more >
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The Georgetown Set
The Georgetown Set
Written by Gregg Herken
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ISBN: 9780385353045
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The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner.

In the years after World War II, Georgetown’s leafy streets were home to an unlikely group of Cold Warriors: a coterie... Read more >
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Lincoln in the World
Lincoln in the World
Written by Kevin Peraino
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307887214
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Lincoln in the World
The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power
Written by Kevin Peraino


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.00

A captivating look at how Abraham Lincoln evolved into one of our seminal foreign-policy presidents—and helped point the way to America’s rise to world power.
 
This is the story of one of the most breathtaking feats in the annals of American foreign policy—performed by one of the most unlikely figures. Abraham Lincoln... Read more >
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore, Read by Jill Lepore
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553551341
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore
Read by Jill Lepore


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $20.00

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
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ISBN: 9780385354059
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385354042
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $29.95

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
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On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375505805
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith


Format: Hardcover, 880 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $38.00

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.
 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller Republican draws on thousands of newly available documents and over... Read more >
On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith
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ISBN: 9780812996876
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith


Format: eBook, 880 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $16.99

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.
 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller Republican draws on thousands of newly available documents and over... Read more >
On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith, Read by Paul Michael
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553398755
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Read by Paul Michael


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $65.00

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.
 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller Republican draws on thousands of newly available documents and over... Read more >
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On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith, Read by Paul Michael
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553398762
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Read by Paul Michael


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $32.50

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.
 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller Republican draws on thousands of newly available documents and over... Read more >
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Shenandoah 1864
Shenandoah 1864
Written by Mark Lardas, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472804839
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Shenandoah 1864
Sheridan's valley campaign
Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $21.95

Virginia's Shenandoah Valley in 1864 was the scene of one of the most crucial campaigns of the Civil War. The outcome of the fighting there would have consequences that stretched far outside the valley to help decide the fate of the nation.

In 1864 the Union Army's new commander, Ulysses Grant, created... Read more >
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Shenandoah 1864
Sheridan's valley campaign
Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $15.95

Virginia's Shenandoah Valley in 1864 was the scene of one of the most crucial campaigns of the Civil War. The outcome of the fighting there would have consequences that stretched far outside the valley to help decide the fate of the nation.

In 1864 the Union Army's new commander, Ulysses Grant, created... Read more >
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America's Secret MiG Squadron
America's Secret MiG Squadron
Written by Gaillard R. Peck Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472804846
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America's Secret MiG Squadron
The Red Eagles of Project CONSTANT PEG
Written by Gaillard R. Peck Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $19.95

For more than a decade at the height of the Cold War, the US Air Force operated a covert, top secret training program called CONSTANT PEG. In 2006 the program was eventually declassified and the incredible story of America's secret MiGs emerged. For the first time one of the original "Red... Read more >
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Maximalist
Maximalist
Written by Stephen Sestanovich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388308
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Maximalist
America in the World from Truman to Obama
Written by Stephen Sestanovich


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

From a writer with long and high-level experience in the U.S. government, a startling and provocative assessment of America’s global dominance. Maximalist puts the history of our foreign policy in an unexpected new light, while drawing fresh, compelling lessons for the present and future.

When the United States has succeeded in the... Read more >
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The American Vice Presidency
From Irrelevance to Power
Written by Jules Witcover


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $34.95

The American Vice Presidency is an all-inclusive examination of the vice presidency throughout American history. Acclaimed political journalist and author Jules Witcover chronicles each of the 47 vice presidents, including their personal biographies and their achievements--or lack thereof--during their vice presidential tenures. He explores how the roles and responsibilities were first... Read more >
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The American Vice Presidency
The American Vice Presidency
Written by Jules Witcover
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344717
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The American Vice Presidency
From Irrelevance to Power
Written by Jules Witcover


Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $34.95

The American Vice Presidency is an all-inclusive examination of the vice presidency throughout American history. Acclaimed political journalist and author Jules Witcover chronicles each of the 47 vice presidents, including their personal biographies and their achievements--or lack thereof--during their vice presidential tenures. He explores how the roles and responsibilities were first...

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The Burglary
The Burglary
Written by Betty L. Medsger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804173667
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty L. Medsger


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

In late 1970, a mild-mannered Haverford College physics professor privately asked a few people this question: “What do you think of burglarizing an FBI office?” In remarkable detail and with astonishing depth of research, Betty Medsger reveals the never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the Media, Pennsylvania, FBI offices...

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Hill Country Houses
Hill Country Houses
Written by Cyndy Severson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933780
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Hill Country Houses
Inspired Living in a Legendary Texas Landscape
Written by Cyndy Severson


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $50.00

Anchored by Austin and San Antonio, Texas Hill Country is celebrated for its frontier history and natural beauty. Architects and interior designers build contemporary houses using local materials and drawing on the area’s diverse heritage—Spanish Colonial missions and Mexican-style haciendas, French pioneers’ log cabins, German stonework, and the legacy of the... Read more >
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