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Book of Ages
Book of Ages
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307948830
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Book of Ages
The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
NPR • Time Magazine • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly The Boston Globe

A
NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK


From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians—a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane, whose...

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Chasing the Silver Bullet
Chasing the Silver Bullet
Written by Kenneth P. Werrell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623564
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Chasing the Silver Bullet
U.S. Air Force Weapons Development from Vietnam to Desert Storm
Written by Kenneth P. Werrell


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $34.95

Airpower is credited with success in Afghanistan, Desert Storm, and Serbia, but in Vietnam all of America's aerial might could not defeat a vastly outnumbered Third World force on bicycles. With a panoramic sweep and shocking frankness unrivaled in the current literature, Ken Werrell, one of today's most experienced airpower historians... Read more >
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Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069729
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $28.00

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William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many... Read more >
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Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604693
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $13.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many... Read more >
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On Paper
On Paper
Written by Nicholas A. Basbanes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279644
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On Paper
The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History
Written by Nicholas A. Basbanes


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $17.95

A Best Book of the Year: Mother JonesBloomberg News, National PostKirkus 

In these pages, Nicholas Basbanes—the consummate bibliophile’s bibliophile—shows how paper has been civilization’s constant companion. It preserves our history and gives record to our very finest literary, cultural, and scientific accomplishments. Since its invention in China nearly two millennia ago, the...

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The Origins of Satellite Communications, 1945-1965
The Origins of Satellite Communications, 1945-1965
Written by David J. Whalen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623601
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The Origins of Satellite Communications, 1945-1965

Written by David J. Whalen


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $34.95

Conventional assumptions hold that U.S. government research and development efforts produced the satellite communications industry. David J. Whalen has looked deeply into the history of the industry and presents remarkable new information to tell a much different story. He finds that most of the satellite technology was privately developed by AT&T... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Written by Denise Spellberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388391
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Islam and the Founders
Written by Denise Spellberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an. This marked only the beginning of...

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Alaska
Alaska
Written by Bob Devine
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213397
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Alaska
A Visual Tour of America's Great Land
Written by Bob Devine


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $40.00

An amazing tour through its history, culture and landscape, Alaska's stunning imagery and informative text makes it the perfect book for those who dream of visiting the 49th state and those who want to celebrate its singular beauty and expansive history.From the lush rainforests of the Inside Passage, to the desolate... Read more >
Alesia 52 BC
The final struggle for Gaul
Written by Nic Fields
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

Caesar's Legions laid siege to Vercingetorix's Gallic army in one of the most tactically amazing battles of all time. Outnumbered 6:1, the Romans built siege lines facing inward and outward and prevented the Gauls from breaking the siege. The campaign leading to the battle revealed ingenuity on both sides, though in... Read more >
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Axis Midget Submarines
Axis Midget Submarines
Written by Jamie Prenatt and Mark Stille
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801227
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Axis Midget Submarines
1939-45
Written by Jamie Prenatt and Mark Stille


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $17.95

Axis Midget Submarines details the history, weapons, and operations of German, Japanese, and Italian midget submarines during World War II. Over this period, Germany, Japan, and Italy built approximately 2,000 small, inherently stealthy, naval craft to perform special operations and conventional navy missions. Much more numerous and more technically advanced than... Read more >
Axis Midget Submarines
1939-45
Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.95

During World War II, Germany, Japan, and Italy built approximately 2,000 small, inherently stealthy, naval craft to perform special operations and conventional naval missions. Much more numerous and more technically advanced than their Allied counterparts, they saw service worldwide, operating in the Pacific, Mediterranean, Black Sea, Indian Ocean, North Sea, and... Read more >
Collision of Empires
Collision of Empires
Written by Prit Buttar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782006480
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Collision of Empires
The War on the Eastern Front in 1914
Written by Prit Buttar


Format: Hardcover, 488 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $29.95

Imperial Germany, Hapsburg Austria-Hungary, and Tsarist Russia clashed on a scale greater than the Western Front campaign to the Marne and the Race to the Sea in 1914.

Drawing on first-hand accounts and detailed archival research, this is a dramatic retelling of the the tumultuous events of the first year of World... Read more >
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Collision of Empires
The War on the Eastern Front in 1914
Written by Prit Buttar


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $9.99

Imperial Germany, Hapsburg Austria-Hungary, and Tsarist Russia clashed on a scale greater than the Western Front campaign to the Marne and the Race to the Sea in 1914.

Drawing on first-hand accounts and detailed archival research, this is a dramatic retelling of the the tumultuous events of the first year of World... Read more >
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Dawn of Genius
Dawn of Genius
Written by Alan Butler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780286846
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Dawn of Genius
The Minoan Super-Civilization and the Truth About Atlantis
Written by Alan Butler


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.95

The modern world looks back towards Ancient Greece for the start of its philosophy, for the origins of its science and even for the foundations of its excursion into democracy. But is this either correct or fair? Was there something long, long before the City States of Greece flirted with geometry...

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F9F Panther Units of the Korean War

Written by Warren Thompson
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

In 1948 the USAF, Marine Corps and US Navy were concentrating on converting over to an all-jet force. When the Korean War started in June 1950, the USAF had built up a sizable jet force in the Far East, while the US Navy was in the early stages of getting F9F... Read more >
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F9F Panther Units of the Korean War
F9F Panther Units of the Korean War
Written by Warren Thompson, Illustrated by Mark Styling
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003502
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F9F Panther Units of the Korean War

Written by Warren Thompson
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $22.95

In 1948 the USAF, Marine Corps and US Navy were concentrating on converting over to an all-jet force. When the Korean War started in June 1950, the USAF had built up a sizable jet force in the Far East, while the US Navy was in the early stages of getting F9F... Read more >
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Hong Kong 1941-45
Hong Kong 1941-45
Written by Benjamin Lai, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782002680
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Hong Kong 1941-45
First Strike in the Pacific War
Written by Benjamin Lai
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $21.95

On 8th December 1941, as part of the simultaneous combine attack against Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) invaded the Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia and the British colony of Hong Kong. After only 18 days of battle the defenders, a weak, undermanned brigade was overwhelmed by a superior force of... Read more >
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Hong Kong 1941-45
First Strike in the Pacific War
Written by Benjamin Lai
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

On 8th December 1941, as part of the simultaneous combine attack against Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) invaded the Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia and the British colony of Hong Kong. After only 18 days of battle the defenders, a weak, undermanned brigade was overwhelmed by a superior force of... Read more >
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London's Sewers
London's Sewers
Written by Paul Dobraszczyk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747814313
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London's Sewers

Written by Paul Dobraszczyk


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $12.95

Victorian London was filthy. The city was growing at an exponential rate, and the existing systems of waste disposal could not cope, resulting in a sanitary crisis. The solution was a new drainage system for the entire city, which was constructed mainly in the 1860s. Paul Dobraszczyk charts the development and... Read more >
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21

Written by Alexander Miladenov
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

The MiG-21, nicknamed 'Fishbed' by NATO, was the primary Soviet jet fighter from 1972 onward, opposing the F-15 Eagle and F-14 Tomcat worldwide in a variety of conflicts.

The MiG-21 firmly holds the title of the world's most widely built and used jet fighter, with over 10,000 units rolling off the lines... Read more >
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21
Written by Alexander Miladenov, Illustrated by Adam Tooby
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003748
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21

Written by Alexander Miladenov
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $18.95

The MiG-21, nicknamed 'Fishbed' by NATO, was the primary Soviet jet fighter from 1972 onward, opposing the F-15 Eagle and F-14 Tomcat worldwide in a variety of conflicts.

The MiG-21 firmly holds the title of the world's most widely built and used jet fighter, with over 10,000 units rolling off the lines... Read more >
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A People's History of Scotland

Written by Chris Bambery


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $19.95

A People’s History of Scotland looks beyond the kings and queens, the battles and bloody defeats of the past. It captures the history that matters today, stories of freedom fighters, suffragettes, the workers of Red Clydeside, and the hardship and protest of the treacherous Thatcher era.

With riveting storytelling, Chris Bambery recounts the struggles for nationhood. He... Read more >
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A People's History of Scotland
A People's History of Scotland
Written by Chris Bambery
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781682845
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A People's History of Scotland

Written by Chris Bambery


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $24.95

A People’s History of Scotland looks beyond the kings and queens, the battles and bloody defeats of the past. It captures the history that matters today, stories of freedom fighters, suffragettes, the workers of Red Clydeside, and the hardship and protest of the treacherous Thatcher era.

With riveting storytelling, Chris Bambery recounts the struggles for nationhood. He... Read more >
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RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War

Written by Andrew Brookes
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

Throughout the Cold War, this 525mph bomber fulfilled the same role as the Mosquito fighter-bomber in World War II.

From its first public demonstration at the Farnborough Air Show of 1949, the English Electric Canberra bomber captured the attention of the aviation world. It could outmaneuver all the fighters of the... Read more >
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RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War
RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War
Written by Andrew Brookes, Illustrated by Chris Davey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782004110
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RAF Canberra Units of the Cold War

Written by Andrew Brookes
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $22.95

Throughout the Cold War, this 525mph bomber fulfilled the same role as the Mosquito fighter-bomber in World War II.

From its first public demonstration at the Farnborough Air Show of 1949, the English Electric Canberra bomber captured the attention of the aviation world. It could outmaneuver all the fighters of the... Read more >
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