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Freedom In My Heart
Freedom In My Heart
Edited by Cynthia Jacobs Carter, Contribution by Bill Cosby, Epilogue by John Hope Franklin, Foreword by L. Douglas Wilder
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426201271
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Freedom In My Heart
Voices From The United States National Slavery Museum
Edited by Cynthia Jacobs Carter
Contribution by Bill Cosby
Epilogue by John Hope Franklin
Foreword by L. Douglas Wilder


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $35.00

Unlike any other book on the market today, this richly illustrated companion volume uses the remarkable artifacts, images, and documents of the United States National Slavery Museum to trace the entire history of slavery in North America, from the societies of ancient Africa to the repercussions still faced by Americans today—and... Read more >
Spice
Spice
Written by Jack Turner
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ISBN: 9780307491220
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Spice
The History of a Temptation
Written by Jack Turner


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

A brilliant, original history of the spice trade—and the appetites that fueled it.

It was in search of the fabled Spice Islands and their cloves that Magellan charted the first circumnavigation of the globe. Vasco da Gama sailed the dangerous waters around Africa to India on a quest for Christians—and spices. Columbus... Read more >
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A People's History of the World
A People's History of the World
Written by Chris Harman
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ISBN: 9781844672387
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A People's History of the World
From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Written by Chris Harman


Format: Trade Paperback, 729 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2008
Price: $19.95

Chris Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals. Interacting with the forces of technological change as well as the impact of powerful individuals and revolutionary ideas, these societies have engendered events familiar... Read more >
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A People's History of the World
From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Written by Chris Harman


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 17, 2008
Price: $19.95

Chris Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals. Interacting with the forces of technological change as well as the impact of powerful individuals and revolutionary ideas, these societies have engendered events familiar... Read more >
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Mysteries of the Middle Ages
Mysteries of the Middle Ages
Written by Thomas Cahill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385495561
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Mysteries of the Middle Ages
And the Beginning of the Modern World
Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2008
Price: $22.00

From the bestselling author of How the Irish Saved Civilization, a fascinating look at how medieval thinkers created the origins of modern intellectual movements.

After the long period of decline known as the Dark Ages, medieval Europe experienced a rebirth of scholarship, art, literature, philosophy, and science and began to develop a... Read more >
Hell Hath No Fury
Hell Hath No Fury
Written by Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross
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ISBN: 9780307346377
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Hell Hath No Fury
True Stories of Women at War from Antiquity to Iraq
Written by Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2008
Price: $23.00

An engaging collection that uncovers injustices in history and overturns misconceptions about the role of women in war

When you think of war, you think of men, right? Not so fast. In Hell Hath No Fury, Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross prove that although many of their stories have been erased or... Read more >
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Hell Hath No Fury
Hell Hath No Fury
Written by Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross
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ISBN: 9780307409942
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Hell Hath No Fury
True Stories of Women at War from Antiquity to Iraq
Written by Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 26, 2008
Price: $17.99

An engaging collection that uncovers injustices in history and overturns misconceptions about the role of women in war

When you think of war, you think of men, right? Not so fast. In Hell Hath No Fury, Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross prove that although many of their stories have been erased or... Read more >
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Counterculture Through the Ages
Counterculture Through the Ages
Written by Ken Goffman and Dan Joy
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ISBN: 9780307414830
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Counterculture Through the Ages
From Abraham to Acid House
Written by Ken Goffman and Dan Joy


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

As long as there has been culture, there has been counterculture. At times it moves deep below the surface of things, a stealth mode of being all but invisible to the dominant paradigm; at other times it’s in plain sight, challenging the status quo; and at still other times it erupts... Read more >
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The Dark Valley
The Dark Valley
Written by Piers Brendon
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ISBN: 9780307428370
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The Dark Valley
A Panorama of the 1930s
Written by Piers Brendon


Format: eBook, 848 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

The 1930s were perhaps the seminal decade in twentieth-century history, a dark time of global depression that displaced millions, paralyzed the liberal democracies, gave rise to totalitarian regimes, and, ultimately, led to the Second World War. In this sweeping history, Piers Brendon brings the tragic, dismal days of the 1930s to... Read more >
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How Wars Are Won
How Wars Are Won
Written by Bevin Alexander
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ISBN: 9780307421036
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How Wars Are Won
The 13 Rules of War from Ancient Greece to the War on Terror
Written by Bevin Alexander


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Even as we head into twenty-first-century warfare, thirteen time-tested rules for waging war remain relevant.

Both timely and timeless, How Wars Are Won illuminates the thirteen essential rules for success on the battlefield that have evolved from ancient times until the present day. Acclaimed military historian Bevin Alexander’s incisive and vivid analyses... Read more >
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The Victory of Reason
The Victory of Reason
Written by Rodney Stark
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ISBN: 9781588365002
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The Victory of Reason
How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success
Written by Rodney Stark


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

Many books have been written about the success of the West, analyzing why Europe was able to pull ahead of the rest of the world by the end of the Middle Ages. The most common explanations cite the West’s superior geography, commerce, and technology. Completely overlooked is the fact that faith... Read more >
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Warriors of God
Warriors of God
Written by James Reston, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307430120
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Warriors of God
Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade
Written by James Reston, Jr.


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

Warriors of God is the rich and engaging account of the Third Crusade (1187-1192), a conflict that would shape world history for centuries and which can still be felt in the Middle East and throughout the world today. Acclaimed writer James Reston, Jr., offers a gripping narrative of the epic battle... Read more >
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Who Cooked the Last Supper?
Who Cooked the Last Supper?
Written by Rosalind Miles
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ISBN: 9780307422675
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Who Cooked the Last Supper?
The Women's History of the World
Written by Rosalind Miles


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Men dominate history because men write history. There have been many heroes, but no heroines. This is the book that overturns that "phallusy of history," giving voice to the true history of the world — which, always and forever, must include the contributions of millions of unsung women. Here is the... Read more >
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The Oil and the Glory
The Oil and the Glory
Written by Steve Levine
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375506147
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The Oil and the Glory
The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea
Written by Steve Levine


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $30.00

Remote, forbidding, and volatile, the Caspian Sea long tantalized the world with its vast oil reserves. But outsiders, blocked by the closed Soviet system, couldn’t get to it. Then the Soviet Union collapsed, and a wholesale rush into the region erupted. Along with oilmen, representatives of the world’s leading nations flocked... Read more >
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The Oil and the Glory
The Oil and the Glory
Written by Steve Levine
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ISBN: 9781588366467
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The Oil and the Glory
The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea
Written by Steve Levine


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $17.99

Remote, forbidding, and volatile, the Caspian Sea long tantalized the world with its vast oil reserves. But outsiders, blocked by the closed Soviet system, couldn’t get to it. Then the Soviet Union collapsed, and a wholesale rush into the region erupted. Along with oilmen, representatives of the world’s leading nations flocked...

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100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization
100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization
Written by Sam Stall
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ISBN: 9781594742019
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100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization

Written by Sam Stall


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2007
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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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Jewels
Jewels
Written by Victoria Finlay
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ISBN: 9780345466952
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Jewels
A Secret History
Written by Victoria Finlay


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $17.00

Throughout history, precious stones have inspired passions and poetry, quests and curses, sacred writings and unsacred actions. In this scintillating book, journalist Victoria Finlay embarks on her own globe-circling search for the real stories behind some of the gems we prize most. Blending adventure travel, geology, exciting new research, and her... Read more >
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National Geographic Essential Visual History of the World
National Geographic Essential Visual History of the World
Written by National Geographic
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426200915
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National Geographic Essential Visual History of the World

Written by National Geographic


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $14.95

From the dawn of civilization to the first decade of the 21st century, this straightforwardly written, superbly accessible reference distills the concentrated essence of world history into a single compact, 544-page volume that fits in the palm of your hand. Featuring more than 1,000 illustrations, it's a book as vivid as... Read more >
100 Cats Who Changed Civilization
100 Cats Who Changed Civilization
Written by Sam Stall
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ISBN: 9781594741630
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100 Cats Who Changed Civilization

Written by Sam Stall


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
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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The Great Transformation
The Great Transformation
Written by Karen Armstrong
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ISBN: 9780385721240
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The Great Transformation
The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions
Written by Karen Armstrong


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $16.95

From Karen Armstrong, the bestselling author of A History of God and The Spiral Staircase, comes this extraordinary investigation of a critical moment in the evolution of religious thought.In the ninth century BCE, events in four regions of the civilized world led to the rise of religious traditions that have endured... Read more >
History's Great Untold Stories
History's Great Untold Stories
Written by Joseph Cummins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426200311
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History's Great Untold Stories
The Larger Than Life Characters and Dramatic Events That Changed the World
Written by Joseph Cummins


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2007
Price: $30.00

This eye-catching volume combines vivid first-hand accounts of pivotal events in history with authoritative commentary. Revealing startling links among events and people separated by centuries and continents, the epic struggles and bombastic personalities have been carefully chosen for their power to challenge some of the fiercest debates of our present day... Read more >
Warriors
Warriors
Written by Max Hastings
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ISBN: 9780307275684
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Warriors
Portraits from the Battlefield
Written by Max Hastings


Format: Trade Paperback, 402 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $16.95

Heroism in battle has been celebrated throughout history, yet it is one of the least understood virtues. What makes some men and women perform extraordinary deeds on the battlefield? What makes them risk their lives in the pursuit of victory?Max Hastings, one of our foremost military historians, has seen combat up... Read more >
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Heroes
Heroes
Written by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
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ISBN: 9781400079797
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Heroes
A History of Hero Worship
Written by Lucy Hughes-Hallett


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2006
Price: $16.95

Beginning beneath the walls of Troy and culminating in 1930s Europe, a magisterial exploration of the nature of heroism in Western civilization.

In this riveting and insightful cultural history, Lucy Hughes-Hallett brings to life eight exceptional men from history and myth to explore our timeless need for heroes. As she re-creates these... Read more >
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The Siege of Rhodes
The Siege of Rhodes
Written by Nanami Shiono
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781932234329
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The Siege of Rhodes

Written by Nanami Shiono


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2006
Price: $19.95

Knighthood's Final Hour?

By the early sixteenth century, Rhodes, the "Isle of Blossoming Roses," had become a thorne in the Ottoman Empire's side. Located only eleven miles from the coast of Asia Minor, the island was controlled by the Order of the Knights of St. John (later known as the Knights of... Read more >
Mysteries of the Middle Ages
Mysteries of the Middle Ages
Written by Thomas Cahill, Read by John Lee
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415932841
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Mysteries of the Middle Ages
The Rise of Feminism, Science and Art from the Cults of Catholic Europe
Written by Thomas Cahill
Read by John Lee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $20.00

After the long period of cultural decline known as the Dark Ages, Europe experienced a rebirth of scholarship, art, literature, philosophy, and science and began to develop a vision of Western society that remains at the heart of Western civilization today.

By placing the image of the Virgin Mary at the center... Read more >
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