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A Splendid Little War

Written by Derek Robinson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $16.99

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With the Beatles

Written by Lewis Lapham


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $15.00

Halfway between the summer of love and the Tet offensive, the Beatles went to India to study with the Maharishi—and Lewis Lapham, esteemed Harper's editor and award-winning writer, was there. WITH THE BEATLES is a remarkable book of cultural commentary on that seminal '60s moment.

The ashram in Rishikesh, India was the... Read more >
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Zero Six Bravo
The Explosive True Story of How 60 Special Forces Survived Against an Iraqi Army of 100,000
Written by Damien Lewis


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $26.99

Damien Lewis has spent twenty years reporting from conflict zones around the world. Zero Six Bravo—a Sunday Times number one bestseller—tells the story of “sixty special forces against 100,000—a feat of arms to take the breath away.” (Frederick Forsythe) They were branded as cowards and accused desertion. But nothing could be... Read more >
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Faith and Treason
The Story of the Gunpowder Plot
Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2014
Price: $12.99

In England, November 5 is Guy Fawkes Day, when fireworks displays commemorate the shocking moment in 1605 when government authorities uncovered a secret plan to blow up the House of Parliament--and King James I along with it. A group of English Catholics, seeking to unseat the king and reintroduce Catholicism as... Read more >
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Warrior Queens

Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2014
Price: $12.99

In this panoramic work of history, Lady Antonia Fraser looks at women who led armies and empires: Cleopatra, Isabella of Spain, Jinga Mbandi, Margaret Thatcher, and Indira Gandhi, among others. Read more >
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The Borgias

(Available April 29, 2014)
The Borgias
Written by G.J. Meyer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345526922
Our Price: $18.00
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The Borgias
The Hidden History
Written by G.J. Meyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $18.00

The startling truth behind one of the most notorious dynasties in history is revealed in a remarkable new account by the acclaimed author of The Tudors and A World Undone. Sweeping aside the gossip, slander, and distortion that have shrouded the Borgias for centuries, G. J. Meyer offers an unprecedented portrait... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Eastern Europe!
Everything You Need to Know About the History (and More) of a Region that Shaped Our World and Still Does
Written by Tomek E. Jankowski


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $24.95

When the legendary Romulus killed his brother Remus and founded the city of Rome in 753 BCE, Plovdiv -- today the second-largest city in Bulgaria -- was already thousands of years old. Indeed, London, Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Madrid, Brussels, Amsterdam are all are mere infants compared to Plovdiv. This is just... Read more >
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Hell Before Breakfast

(Available April 29, 2014)
Hell Before Breakfast
Written by Robert H. Patton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377210
Our Price: $28.95
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Hell Before Breakfast
America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire
Written by Robert H. Patton


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $28.95

The first “war correspondent,” William H. Russell of The Times of London, described himself and his profession as “the miserable parent of a luckless tribe.” Others saw it differently: the war correspondent became the stuff of dreams and an urgent romantic calling. . . .
 
Now, Robert H. Patton, acclaimed historian...

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Hell Before Breakfast
America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire
Written by Robert H. Patton


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $14.99

The first “war correspondent,” William H. Russell of The Times of London, described himself and his profession as “the miserable parent of a luckless tribe.” Others saw it differently: the war correspondent became the stuff of dreams and an urgent romantic calling. . . .
 
Now, Robert H. Patton, acclaimed historian...

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The Shadow of Arms

(Available April 29, 2014)
The Shadow of Arms
Written by Hwang Sok-Yong
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805074
Our Price: $18.95
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The Shadow of Arms

Written by Hwang Sok-Yong


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $18.95

A novel of the black markets of the South Vietnamese city of Da Nang during the Vietnam War, based on the author’s experiences as a self-described South Korean mercenary on the side of the South Vietnamese, this is a Vietnam War novel like no other, truly one that sees the war... Read more >
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Strange Glory

(Available April 29, 2014)
Strange Glory
Written by Charles Marsh
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269812
Our Price: $35.00
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Strange Glory
A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Written by Charles Marsh


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $35.00

In the decades since his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator, has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian thinkers of our time. Now, drawing on extensive new research, Strange Glory offers a definitive account, by turns majestic and intimate... Read more >
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Strange Glory
A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Written by Charles Marsh


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $17.99

In the decades since his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator, has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian thinkers of our time. Now, drawing on extensive new research, Strange Glory offers a definitive account, by turns majestic and intimate... Read more >
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A History of the World in 100 Weapons

Written by Chris McNab


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

It's a truism to say that history is written by the winners. But what is it about the winners that make them so powerful? In this enlightening new book, Chris McNab searches for answers to this question and much more, telling the story of the history of the world through the... Read more >
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A History of the World in 100 Weapons

(Available April 22, 2014)
A History of the World in 100 Weapons
Written by Chris McNab
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472803467
Our Price: $15.95
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A History of the World in 100 Weapons

Written by Chris McNab


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $15.95

Now available in a keepsake edition, this highly illustrated giftbook shows the progress of weapon technology through the ages.

From military history specialists Osprey Publishing, A History of the World in 100 Weapons tells the stories of the hundred definitive weapons whose effects have been the most revolutionary, changing the way war... Read more >
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After Freedom

(Available April 22, 2014)
After Freedom
Written by Katherine S. Newman and Ariane De Lannoy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807007464
Our Price: $35.00
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After Freedom
The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa
Written by Katherine S. Newman and Ariane De Lannoy


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $35.00

Twenty years after the end of apartheid, a new generation is building a multiracial democracy in South Africa but remains mired in economic inequality and political conflict.
 
This spring, South Africa will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the fall of apartheid and the first free elections. Although the country has... Read more >
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After Freedom
The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa
Written by Katherine S. Newman and Ariane De Lannoy


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $35.00

Twenty years after the end of apartheid, a new generation is building a multiracial democracy in South Africa but remains mired in economic inequality and political conflict.
 
This spring, South Africa will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the fall of apartheid and the first free elections. Although the country has... Read more >
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The Carthaginians 6th-2nd Century BC

Written by Andrea Salimbeti
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $18.95

Carthage became Rome's greatest and most legendary enemy under the generalship of Hannibal in battles like Cannae. During the Punic Wars, Carthage's elite mercenary-professional army was ultimately defeated by Roman endurance and Scipio's genius.

Carthage, the port-city in Tunisia first settled by Phoenicians from Tyre, grew to extend a competitive maritime... Read more >
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The Carthaginians 6th-2nd Century BC

(Available April 22, 2014)
The Carthaginians 6th-2nd Century BC
Written by Andrea Salimbeti, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782007760
Our Price: $18.95
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The Carthaginians 6th-2nd Century BC

Written by Andrea Salimbeti
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $18.95

Carthage became Rome's greatest and most legendary enemy under the generalship of Hannibal in battles like Cannae. During the Punic Wars, Carthage's elite mercenary-professional army was ultimately defeated by Roman endurance and Scipio's genius.

Carthage, the port-city in Tunisia first settled by Phoenicians from Tyre, grew to extend a competitive maritime... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
A Century of Railway Travel

(Available April 22, 2014)
A Century of Railway Travel
Written by Paul Atterbury
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747813736
Our Price: $12.95
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A Century of Railway Travel

Written by Paul Atterbury


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, no mode of travel has captured the hearts of the British people like the railways. In wartime and peace, along major routes and minor, steam, diesel and electric trains, have moved goods, taken commuters to work or families on holidays &ndash...

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A Century of Railway Travel

Written by Paul Atterbury


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

From the Edwardian golden age of steam to the present, no mode of travel has captured the hearts of the British people like the railways. In wartime and peace, along major routes and minor, steam, diesel and electric trains, have moved goods, taken commuters to work or families on holidays &ndash...

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A Century of Royalty

(Available April 22, 2014)
A Century of Royalty
Written by Ed West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747812739
Our Price: $12.95
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A Century of Royalty

Written by Ed West


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

The British royal family has endured remarkably in a remarkable, tumultuous century from 1910-2010 when many of the crown heads of Europe faced revolution and exile. Through a constitutional crisis, abdication, divorces, tragic deaths and unseemly scandals, the British royal family has shown an instinct for survival, tapping into the pulse... Read more >
A Century of Royalty

Written by Edward West


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

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Cubed

(Available April 22, 2014)
Cubed
Written by Nikil Saval
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536578
Our Price: $26.95
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Cubed
A Secret History of the Workplace
Written by Nikil Saval


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $26.95

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the world's work—our work—gets done. From "Bartleby the Scrivener" to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a...

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Cubed
A Secret History of the Workplace
Written by Nikil Saval


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $13.99

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the world's work—our work—gets done. From "Bartleby the Scrivener" to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a...

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Cubed
A Secret History of the Workplace
Written by Nikil Saval
Read by Stephen Hoye


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $17.50

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the world's work—our work—gets done. From "Bartleby the Scrivener" to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a...

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