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The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War
The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War
Written by Mark Stille
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472801463
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The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War

Written by Mark Stille


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $40.00

From the stunning victory at Pearl Harbor to its dramatic reversal at Midway, the Imperial Japanese Navy swept all before it in its numerous victories in the Pacific and Far Eastern waters. The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War pulls from many of Osprey's bestselling books on the subject in... Read more >
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The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War

Written by Mark Stille


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $9.99

From the stunning victory at Pearl Harbor to its dramatic reversal at Midway, the Imperial Japanese Navy swept all before it in its numerous victories in the Pacific and Far Eastern waters. The Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific War pulls from many of Osprey's bestselling books on the subject in... Read more >
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Once in Golconda
Once in Golconda
Written by John Brooks, Read by Johnny Heller
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101914168
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Once in Golconda
A True Drama of Wall Street 1920-1928
Written by John Brooks
Read by Johnny Heller


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $25.00

Once in Golconda "In this book, John Brooks-who was one of the most elegant of all business writers-perfectly catches the flavor of one of history's best-known financial dramas: the 1929 crash and its aftershocks. It's packed with parallels and parables for the modern reader." -From the Foreword by Richard Lambert Editor-in-Chief... Read more >
Russia's Wars in Chechnya 1994-2009

Written by Mark Galeotti


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $13.95

Featuring specially drawn full-color mapping and drawing upon a wide range of sources, this succinct account explains the origins, history and consequences of Russia's wars in Chechnya, thereby shedding new light on the history - and prospects - of that troubled region.

Mark Galeotti, an expert on the conflict, traces the progress... Read more >
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Russia's Wars in Chechnya 1994-2009
Russia's Wars in Chechnya 1994-2009
Written by Mark Galeotti
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782002772
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Russia's Wars in Chechnya 1994-2009

Written by Mark Galeotti


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $20.95

Featuring specially drawn full-color mapping and drawing upon a wide range of sources, this succinct account explains the origins, history and consequences of Russia's wars in Chechnya, thereby shedding new light on the history - and prospects - of that troubled region.

Mark Galeotti, an expert on the conflict, traces the progress... Read more >
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Across A Deadly Field - The War in the East
Across A Deadly Field - The War in the East
Written by John Hill, Illustrated by Mark Stacey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472802613
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Across A Deadly Field - The War in the East

Written by John Hill
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: Hardcover, 148 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $34.95

This supplement for Across A Deadly Field includes a number of scenarios of differing size and complexity, intended to give players a wide variety of options for their American Civil War games. The scenarios cover a number of the most famous battles of the Eastern Theater, including 1st Bull Run, Antietam... Read more >
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Across A Deadly Field - The War in the East

Written by John Hill
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: eBook, 148 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

This supplement for Across A Deadly Field includes a number of scenarios of differing size and complexity, intended to give players a wide variety of options for their American Civil War games. The scenarios cover a number of the most famous battles of the Eastern Theater, including 1st Bull Run, Antietam... Read more >
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The Walrus and the Elephants
The Walrus and the Elephants
Written by James A. Mitchell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805760
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The Walrus and the Elephants
John Lennon's Years of Revolution
Written by James A. Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $17.95

Nineteen-seventy-one was the year John Lennon left London and pop stardom for a life in New York City as a solo artist, record producer and activist looking to help end the war in Vietnam. He settled in Greenwich Village and quickly came to be seen by the leaders of the faltering... Read more >
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World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics
World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics
Written by Dale Clarke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782005902
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World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics

Written by Dale Clarke


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $18.95

From the beginning of 'trench warfare' in winter 1914/15, artillery became the absolutely dominant arm in all the major armies for the rest of World War I, to a degree never seen before or since. The numbers and capabilities of the guns and ammunition available governed all the generals' battle plans... Read more >
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World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics

Written by Dale Clarke


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

From the beginning of 'trench warfare' in winter 1914/15, artillery became the absolutely dominant arm in all the major armies for the rest of World War I, to a degree never seen before or since. The numbers and capabilities of the guns and ammunition available governed all the generals' battle plans... Read more >
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Air Warfare in the Missile Age

Written by Lon O. Nordeen


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $24.95

Lon O. Nordeen has completely updated his 1985 chronicle of military aviation’s evolving role in warfare, now covering the major conflicts of the past four decades. He presents the historical and political background of each conflict and includes in-depth discussions of the aircraft, weapons, tactics, training, new systems, and other factors... Read more >
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Dying Every Day
Dying Every Day
Written by James Romm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743749
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Dying Every Day
Seneca at the Court of Nero
Written by James Romm


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

From acclaimed classical historian, author of Ghost on the Throne a  high-stakes drama full of murder, madness, tyranny, perversion, with the sweep of history on the grand scale.

At the center, the tumultuous life of Seneca, ancient Rome’s preeminent writer and philosopher, beginning with banishment in his fifties and subsequent appointment as... Read more >
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Empire of Cotton
Empire of Cotton
Written by Sven Beckert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375414145
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Empire of Cotton
A Global History
Written by Sven Beckert


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $35.00

The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism.
 
Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding the origins of modern capitalism. Sven...

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Empire of Cotton
Empire of Cotton
Written by Sven Beckert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353250
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Empire of Cotton
A Global History
Written by Sven Beckert


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $16.99

The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism.
 
Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding the origins of modern capitalism. Sven...

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The Eternal Nazi
The Eternal Nazi
Written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307475213
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The Eternal Nazi
From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim
Written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $16.95

 The tall foreigner living on Port Said Street in a Cairo hotel lived a simple life, reading books and writing letters, known as Uncle Tarek to neighborhood children. They did not know that he was actually Aribert Heim—the concentration camp doctor and fugitive from justice who became the most wanted Nazi...

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The Golden Age of the Great Passenger Airships
Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg
Written by Harold Dick and Douglas Robinson


Format: eBook, 226 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $39.95

Drawing on the extensive photographs, notes, diaries, reports, recorded data, and manuals he collected during his five years at the Zeppelin Company in Germany, from 1934 through 1938, Harold G. Dick tells the story of the two great passenger Zeppelins. Against the background of German secretiveness, especially during the Nazi period... Read more >
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The Heathen School
The Heathen School
Written by John Demos
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679781127
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The Heathen School
A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Written by John Demos


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $16.95

The astonishing story of a unique missionary project—and the America it embodied—from award-winning historian John Demos.

Near the start of the nineteenth century, as the newly established United States looked outward toward the wider world, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of mankind into the redemptive fold of Christianity and “civilization.&rdquo...

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Lapps and Labyrinths
Lapps and Labyrinths
Written by Noel D. Broadbent, Contribution by Jan Stora
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623649
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Lapps and Labyrinths
Saami Prehistory, Colonization, and Cultural Resilience
Written by Noel D. Broadbent
Contribution by Jan Stora


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $24.95

Professor Noel D. Broadbent is one of Sweden's foremost experts on north Swedish archaeology and literally wrote the book on the prehistory of the Skellefteå region on the North Bothnian coast. This knowledge is now brought to bear on the issue of Saami origins. The focus is on the successful adaptive... Read more >
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Mustang Designer
Edgar Schmued and the P-51
Written by Ray Wagner


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $19.95

Mustang Designer tells the story of American wartime fighter development, including engines and armaments, as part of a nationwide program of aircraft builders and fliers, focusing on Edgar Schmued, the designer of the Mustang. The P-51 Mustang is widely regarded as the best propeller-driven fighter that ever flew. What many might... Read more >
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by J. Michael Lennon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812986099
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer

Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by J. Michael Lennon


Format: eBook, 896 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.99

A genuine literary event—an illuminating collection of correspondence from one of the most acclaimed American writers of all time
 
Over the course of a nearly sixty-year career, Norman Mailer wrote more than 30 novels, essay collections, and nonfiction books. Yet nowhere was he more prolific—or more exposed—than in his letters. All... Read more >
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
Written by Norman Mailer, Edited by J. Michael Lennon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400066230
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Selected Letters of Norman Mailer

Written by Norman Mailer
Edited by J. Michael Lennon


Format: Hardcover, 896 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $40.00

A genuine literary event—an illuminating collection of correspondence from one of the most acclaimed American writers of all time
 
Over the course of a nearly sixty-year career, Norman Mailer wrote more than 30 novels, essay collections, and nonfiction books. Yet nowhere was he more prolific—or more exposed—than in his letters. All... Read more >
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Tex Johnston
Jet-Age Test Pilot
Written by A. M. "Tex" Johnston


Format: eBook, 274 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

One of America's most daring and accomplished test pilots, Tex Johnston flew the first US jet airplanes and, in a career spanning the 1930s through the 1970s, helped create the jet age at such pioneering aersospace companies as Bell Aircraft and Boeing. Read more >
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Visions of a Flying Machine
The Wright Brothers and the Process of Invention
Written by Peter L. Jakab


Format: eBook, 282 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.95

This acclaimed book on the Wright Brothers takes the reader straight to the heart of their remarkable achievement, focusing on the technology and offering a clear, concise chronicle of precisely what they accomplished and how they did it. This book deals with the process of the invention of the airplane and... Read more >
The World of Raymond Chandler
The World of Raymond Chandler
Written by Raymond Chandler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352376
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The World of Raymond Chandler
In His Own Words
Written by Raymond Chandler


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $13.99

 Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography. The closest he came to writing either was in—and around—his novels, shorts stories, and letters. There have been books that describe and evaluate Chandler’s life, but to find out what he himself felt about his life and work, Barry Day, editor of The...

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The World of Raymond Chandler
The World of Raymond Chandler
Written by Raymond Chandler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352369
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The World of Raymond Chandler
In His Own Words
Written by Raymond Chandler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $27.95

 Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography. The closest he came to writing either was in—and around—his novels, shorts stories, and letters. There have been books that describe and evaluate Chandler’s life, but to find out what he himself felt about his life and work, Barry Day, editor of The...

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