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National Geographic Almanac of World History, 3rd Edition
National Geographic Almanac of World History, 3rd Edition
Written by Patricia S. Daniels and Stephen G. Hyslop, Foreword by Douglas Brinkley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213915
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National Geographic Almanac of World History, 3rd Edition

Written by Patricia S. Daniels and Stephen G. Hyslop
Foreword by Douglas Brinkley


Format: Hardcover, 396 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $40.00

Epic in scope, yet loaded with captivating detail, this completely updated edition of National Geographic's bestselling Almanac of World History encompasses all of human history, from ancient times to present. It is a rich chronicle of great ages and cultures told in a vivid and varied format, a masterly combination of... Read more >
The Parthenon Enigma
The Parthenon Enigma
Written by Joan Breton Connelly
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307476593
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The Parthenon Enigma

Written by Joan Breton Connelly


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $17.95

Since the Enlightenment, the Parthenon—the greatest example of Athenian architecture—has been venerated as the definitive symbol of Western democratic values. Here, Joan Breton Connelly challenges this conventional wisdom, drawing on previously undiscovered sources to present a revolutionary new view of this peerless building. Reaching back across time to trace the Parthenon’s...

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Seizing Freedom
Seizing Freedom
Written by David Roediger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781686096
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Seizing Freedom
Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All
Written by David Roediger


Format: Hardcover, 238 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

How did America recover after its years of civil war? How did freed men and women, former slaves, respond to their newly won freedom? David Roediger’s radical new history redefines the idea of freedom after the jubilee, using fresh sources and texts to build on the leading historical accounts of Emancipation... Read more >
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Seizing Freedom
Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All
Written by David Roediger


Format: eBook, 238 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

How did America recover after its years of civil war? How did freed men and women, former slaves, respond to their newly won freedom? David Roediger’s radical new history redefines the idea of freedom after the jubilee, using fresh sources and texts to build on the leading historical accounts of Emancipation... Read more >
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Unbroken (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Unbroken (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812987119
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Unbroken (Movie Tie-in Edition)
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had... Read more >
Unbroken
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand, Read by Edward Herrmann
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781101912621
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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Read by Edward Herrmann


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $45.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award

On a May afternoon in... Read more >
Wondrous Beauty
Wondrous Beauty
Written by Carol Berkin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307476258
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Wondrous Beauty
Betsy Bonaparte, the Belle of Baltimore Who Married Napoleon's Brother
Written by Carol Berkin


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers, here is the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore, whose marriage in 1803 to Jérôme Bonaparte, the youngest brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, became inextricably bound to the diplomatic and political histories of the... Read more >
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Family Circle
Family Circle
Written by Susan Braudy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153614
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Family Circle
The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left
Written by Susan Braudy


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2014
Price: $11.99

When Kathy Boudin was arrested in 1981 after a botched armed robbery and shootout that left a Brinks guard and two policemen dead, she ended a decade living underground as part of the radical Weathermen underground; she would spend the next 22 years in Bedford Hills prison. In Family Circle, Boudin’s former classmate... Read more >
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Air Commando One
Heinie Aderholt and America's Secret Air Wars
Written by Warren A. Trest


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.95

Air-dropping agents deep behind enemy lines in clandestine night missions during the Korean War, commanding secret flights into Tibet in 1960 to support the anticommunist guerilla uprising, participating in plans for the 1962 Bay of Pigs invasion—even before the escalation of the Vietnam War, Brigadier General Harry C. “Heinie” Aderholt worked... Read more >
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At Home in Exile
At Home in Exile
Written by Alan Wolfe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033135
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At Home in Exile
Why Diaspora Is Good for the Jews
Written by Alan Wolfe


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.95

An eloquent, controversial argument that says, for the first time in their long history, Jews are free to live in a Jewish state—or lead secure and productive lives outside it
 
Since the beginnings of Zionism in the twentieth century, many Jewish thinkers have considered it close to heresy to validate life... Read more >
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At Home in Exile
Why Diaspora Is Good for the Jews
Written by Alan Wolfe


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.95

An eloquent, controversial argument that says, for the first time in their long history, Jews are free to live in a Jewish state—or lead secure and productive lives outside it
 
Since the beginnings of Zionism in the twentieth century, many Jewish thinkers have considered it close to heresy to validate life... Read more >
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The Crooked Mirror
The Crooked Mirror
Written by Louise Steinman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807061206
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The Crooked Mirror
A Memoir of Polish-Jewish Reconciliation
Written by Louise Steinman


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $20.00

A lyrical literary memoir that explores the exhilarating, discomforting, and ultimately healing process of Polish-Jewish reconciliation taking place in Poland today
 
“I’d grown up with the phrase ‘Never forget’ imprinted on my psyche. Its corollary was more elusive. Was it possible to remember—at least to recall—a world that existed before the... Read more >
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Debt - Updated and Expanded
Debt - Updated and Expanded
Written by David Graeber
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194196
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Debt - Updated and Expanded
The First 5,000 Years
Written by David Graeber


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.00

Now in paperback, the updated and expanded edition : David Graeber’s “fresh . . . fascinating . . . thought-provoking . . . and exceedingly timely” (Financial Times) history of debt
 
Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: he shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000... Read more >
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Empire of Sin
Empire of Sin
Written by Gary Krist
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437060
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Empire of Sin
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Written by Gary Krist


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $26.00

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City
 
     Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s... Read more >
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Empire of Sin
Empire of Sin
Written by Gary Krist
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ISBN: 9780770437077
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Empire of Sin
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Written by Gary Krist


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City
 
     Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s... Read more >
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Fields of Blood
Fields of Blood
Written by Karen Armstrong
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307957047
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Fields of Blood
Religion and the History of Violence
Written by Karen Armstrong


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence.

For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression... Read more >
Fields of Blood
Fields of Blood
Written by Karen Armstrong
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ISBN: 9780385353106
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Religion and the History of Violence
Written by Karen Armstrong


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence.

For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression... Read more >
Fields of Blood
Fields of Blood
Written by Karen Armstrong, Read by Karen Armstrong
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553399295
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Fields of Blood
Religion and the History of Violence
Written by Karen Armstrong
Read by Karen Armstrong


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $55.00

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence.

For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression... Read more >
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Fields of Blood
Fields of Blood
Written by Karen Armstrong, Read by Karen Armstrong
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553399301
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Fields of Blood
Religion and the History of Violence
Written by Karen Armstrong
Read by Karen Armstrong


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.50

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence.

For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression... Read more >
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Founding Fathers
Founding Fathers
Written by K. M. Kostyal, Foreword by Jack N. Rakove
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426211751
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Founding Fathers
The Fight for Freedom and the Birth of American Liberty
Written by K. M. Kostyal
Foreword by Jack N. Rakove


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $40.00

Kostyal tells the story of the great American heroes who created the Declaration of Independence, fought the American Revolution, shaped the US Constitution--and changed the world. The era's dramatic events, from the riotous streets in Boston to the unlikely victory at Saratoga, are punctuated with lavishly illustrated biographies of the key... Read more >
The Georgetown Set
The Georgetown Set
Written by Gregg Herken
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307271181
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The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner.

In the years after World War II, Georgetown’s leafy streets were home to an unlikely group of Cold Warriors: a coterie of... Read more >
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The Georgetown Set
The Georgetown Set
Written by Gregg Herken
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353045
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The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner.

In the years after World War II, Georgetown’s leafy streets were home to an unlikely group of Cold Warriors: a coterie of... Read more >
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Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc
Written by Kathryn Harrison
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385531207
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Joan of Arc
A Life Transfigured
Written by Kathryn Harrison


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $28.95

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Carl... Read more >
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Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc
Written by Kathryn Harrison
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ISBN: 9780385531221
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Joan of Arc
A Life Transfigured
Written by Kathryn Harrison


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Carl... Read more >
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Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc
Written by Kathryn Harrison, Read by Cassandra Campbell
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307876591
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Joan of Arc
A Life Transfigured
Written by Kathryn Harrison
Read by Cassandra Campbell


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.50

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Carl... Read more >
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