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Moment of Battle
Moment of Battle
Written by Jim Lacey and Williamson Murray
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345526977
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Moment of Battle
The Twenty Clashes That Changed the World
Written by Jim Lacey and Williamson Murray


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $30.00

Two modern masters of military history make their case for the twenty most pivotal battles of all time, in a riveting trip through the ages to those moments when the fate of the world hung in the balance.
 
In the grand tradition of Edward Creasy’s classic Fifteen Decisive Battles of... Read more >
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Moment of Battle
Moment of Battle
Written by Jim Lacey and Williamson Murray
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ISBN: 9780345526991
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Moment of Battle
The Twenty Clashes That Changed the World
Written by Jim Lacey and Williamson Murray


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $15.99

Two modern masters of military history make their case for the twenty most pivotal battles of all time, in a riveting trip through the ages to those moments when the fate of the world hung in the balance.
 
In the grand tradition of Edward Creasy’s classic Fifteen Decisive Battles of... Read more >
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Behind the Wire: Prisoners of War 1914-18

Written by Robert Jackson


Format: eBook, 180 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $9.95

A unique story of POWs in World War I.

Covering traumatic capture on the battlefield, internment in POW camps, escape attempts, punishments, day-to-day boredom and meagre rations, Behind the Wire is a gripping, comprehensive history of the remarkable experiences of POWs in the First World War.

Opening with the desperate scene... Read more >
The Undivided Past
The Undivided Past
Written by David Cannadine
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269072
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The Undivided Past
Humanity Beyond Our Differences
Written by David Cannadine


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $26.95

From one of our most acclaimed historians, a wise and provocative call to re-examine the way we look at the past: not merely as the story of incessant conflict between groups but also of human solidarity throughout the ages.

Investigating the six most salient categories of human identity, difference, and...

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The Undivided Past
The Undivided Past
Written by David Cannadine
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ISBN: 9780307957375
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The Undivided Past
Humanity Beyond Our Differences
Written by David Cannadine


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $12.99

From one of our most acclaimed historians, a wise and provocative call to re-examine the way we look at the past: not merely as the story of incessant conflict between groups but also of human solidarity throughout the ages.

Investigating the six most salient categories of human identity, difference, and...

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"In a Single Garment of Destiny"
"In a Single Garment of Destiny"
Written by Martin Luther Jr. King, Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin, Foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807086056
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"In a Single Garment of Destiny"
A Global Vision of Justice
Written by Martin Luther Jr. King
Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin
Foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $26.95

An unprecedented and timely collection that captures the global vision of Dr. King—in his own words
 
Too many people continue to think of Dr. King only as “a southern civil rights leader” or “an American Gandhi,” thus ignoring his impact on poor and oppressed people around the world. "In a... Read more >
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"In a Single Garment of Destiny"
A Global Vision of Justice
Written by Martin Luther Jr. King
Edited by Lewis V. Baldwin
Foreword by Charlayne Hunter-Gault


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 15, 2013
Price: $26.95

An unprecedented and timely collection that captures the global vision of Dr. King—in his own words
 
Too many people continue to think of Dr. King only as “a southern civil rights leader” or “an American Gandhi,” thus ignoring his impact on poor and oppressed people around the world. "In a... Read more >
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The Way of the World
The Way of the World
Written by David Fromkin
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ISBN: 9780307766052
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The Way of the World
From the Dawn of Civilizations to the Eve of the Twenty-first Century
Written by David Fromkin


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

How did we get here?

David Fromkin provides arresting and dramatic answers to the questions we ask ourselves as we approach the new millennium. He maps and illuminates the paths by which humanity came to its current state, giving coherence and meaning to the main turning points along the way by relating... Read more >
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Great Empires
Great Empires
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426208294
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Great Empires
An Illustrated Atlas
Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $40.00

Experience what life was like when pharaohs erected the majestic pyramids; when Hannibal commanded Carthage's 40,000 troops; when Charlemagne was crowned Holy Roman Emperor; and when the drive to conquer defined the destiny of leaders and the lives of ordinary people. Much of human history is destined to be forgotten--but thousands... Read more >
Political Evil
Political Evil
Written by Alan Wolfe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473011
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Political Evil
What It Is and How to Combat It
Written by Alan Wolfe


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $16.00

A timely, eye-opening examination of political evil, a concept widely misunderstood and desperately in need of clarification in our ever more chaotic world.

In an age of genocide, terrorism, ethnic cleansing, and torture, evil threatens us in ways radically different from tsunamis and financial panics. Nature unleashes its wrath and people rush... Read more >
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Render Unto Rome
Render Unto Rome
Written by Jason Berry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385531344
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Render Unto Rome
The Secret Life of Money in the Catholic Church
Written by Jason Berry


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $16.00

AN INVESTIGATION OF EPIC FINANCIAL INTRIGUE, RENDER UNTO ROME EXPOSES THE SECRECY AND DECEIT THAT RUN COUNTER TO THE VALUES OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.

The Sunday collection in every Catholic church throughout the world is as familiar a part of the Mass as the homily and even Communion. There is no doubt... Read more >
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Absolute Monarchs
Absolute Monarchs
Written by John Julius Norwich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812978841
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Absolute Monarchs
A History of the Papacy
Written by John Julius Norwich


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $20.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
In a chronicle that captures nearly two thousand years of inspiration and intrigue, John Julius Norwich recounts in riveting detail the histories of the most significant popes and what they meant politically, culturally, and socially to Rome and to the world. Norwich presents such popes as...

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Fools, Martyrs, Traitors
Fools, Martyrs, Traitors
Written by Lacey Baldwin Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817464
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Fools, Martyrs, Traitors
The Story of Martyrdom in the Western World
Written by Lacey Baldwin Smith


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2012
Price: $14.99

In this engrossing exploration of martyrdom, Lacey Baldwin Smith takes us on a riveting journey through history as he examines one of the most baffling characteristics of the human species: its willingness to die to sanctify a deity, to defend a cause, or simply to prove a point. In telling the... Read more >
Silencing the Past
Power and the Production of History
Written by Michel-Rolph Trouillot


Format: eBook, 216 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $18.00

Placing the West's failure to acknowledge the most successful slave revolt in history alongside denials of the Holocaust and the debate over the Alamo, Michel-Rolph Trouillot offers a stunning meditation on how power operates in the making and recording of history. Read more >
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I am Soldier
War stories, from the Ancient World to the 20th Century
Written by Robert O'Neill


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $9.95

I am Soldier brings together the profiles of sixty soldiers who have fought over the past 2,500. These vivid accounts graphically depict the role of the soldier in battle often using the soldiers’ own words to reveal what they felt during the chaos of war and its aftermath. From the Spartans... Read more >
The Enemy Within
A History of Spies, Spymasters and Espionage
Written by Terry Crowdy


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $8.95

To gain the upper hand in conflict the ability to know what your enemy is planning is vital. Massive amounts of money have been spent and many lives have been lost in pursuit of this objective. From biblical times to the present day, leaders have employed espionage on and off the... Read more >
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100 Cats Who Changed Civilization
History's Most Influential Felines
Written by Sam Stall


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $14.95

100 Cats Who Made a Difference
 
If you don’t believe that one cat has the power to alter civilization, then you’ve obviously never heard of Tibbles (p. 12), the cat who single-handedly wiped out an entire species. Or Ahmedabad (p. 61), a Siamese kitten who sparked riots throughout Pakistan. Or... Read more >
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100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization
History's Most Influential Canines
Written by Sam Stall


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $14.95

100 Dogs Who Made a Difference
 
If you don’t believe that one dog has the power to alter civilization, then you’ve obviously never heard of Peritas (p. 166), the dog who saved Alexander the Great from being trampled by an elephant. Or Biche (p. 57), the Italian Greyhound who started... Read more >
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To the Ends of the Earth
To the Ends of the Earth
Written by T. M. Devine
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343178
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To the Ends of the Earth
Scotland's Global Diaspora, 1750-2010
Written by T. M. Devine


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $32.95

The Scots are one of the world's greatest nations of emigrants. For centuries, untold numbers of men, women, and children have sought their fortunes in every conceivable walk of life and in every imaginable climate. All over the British Empire, the United States, and elsewhere, the Scottish contribution to the development... Read more >
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To the Ends of the Earth
Scotland's Diaspora, 1750-2010
Written by T. M. Devine


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $32.95

The Scots are one of the world's greatest nations of emigrants. For centuries, untold numbers of men, women, and children have sought their fortunes in every conceivable walk of life and in every imaginable climate. All over the British Empire, the United States, and elsewhere, the Scottish contribution to the development... Read more >
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National Geographic History Book
National Geographic History Book
Written by Marcus Cowper
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426206795
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National Geographic History Book
An Interactive Journey
Written by Marcus Cowper


Format: Hardcover, 184 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $40.00

You won't find dusty topics and long-dead heroes and villains in the National Geographic History Book. Turn the pages and you'll find documents, letters, journals, telegrams, posters, and artworks that you can literally pull out and examine. See for yourself, with the primary source materials that history buffs love, what really... Read more >
Bizarre History
Bizarre History
Written by Joe Rhatigan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781936140381
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Bizarre History
Strange Happenings, Stupid Misconceptions, Distorted Facts and Uncommon Events
Written by Joe Rhatigan


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2011
Price: $7.95

This is history served up high-octane, with all of the fun and none of the boredom. It's not about memorizing lists of dates or names, or remembering which general won what battle. Instead, BIZARRE HISTORY merrily digs up the scandals, the strangeness, and the scintillating details that illuminate personalities, events, and... Read more >
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Bizarre History
Strange Happenings, Stupid Misconceptions, Distorted Facts and Uncommon Events
Written by Joe Rhatigan


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2011
Price: $6.99

This is history served up high-octane, with all of the fun and none of the boredom. It's not about memorizing lists of dates or names, or remembering which general won what battle. Instead, BIZARRE HISTORY merrily digs up the scandals, the strangeness, and the scintillating details that illuminate personalities, events, and... Read more >
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Political Evil
Political Evil
Written by Alan Wolfe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307701473
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Political Evil
What It Is and How to Combat It
Written by Alan Wolfe


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $13.99

A timely, eye-opening examination of political evil, a concept widely misunderstood and desperately in need of clarification in our ever more chaotic world.

In an age of genocide, terrorism, ethnic cleansing, and torture, evil threatens us in ways radically different from tsunamis and financial panics. Nature unleashes its wrath and people rush... Read more >
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The March of Folly
The March of Folly
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307798565
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The March of Folly
From Troy to Vietnam
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Barbara W. Tuchman, author of the World War I masterpiece The Guns of August, grapples with her boldest subject: the pervasive presence, through the ages, of failure, mismanagement, and delusion in government.
 
Drawing on a comprehensive array of examples, from Montezuma’s senseless surrender of his empire... Read more >
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