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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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Carlson's Marine Raiders - Makin Island 1942
Carlson's Marine Raiders - Makin Island 1942
Written by Gordon Rottman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803276
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Carlson's Marine Raiders - Makin Island 1942

Written by Gordon Rottman


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $18.95

After the Guadalcanal landings, Admiral Nimitz wanted to distract Japanese attention by launching an amphibious raid elswhere. Foreshadowing Bloody Tarawa, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and countless other landings in the face of intense Japanese resistance, the Makin Raid taught the Marines a great deal.

Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork and expert analysis... Read more >
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
A Short History of Nuclear Folly
Written by Rudolph Herzog, Translated by Jefferson Chase
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193304
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A Short History of Nuclear Folly

Written by Rudolph Herzog
Translated by Jefferson Chase


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

In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café, a blackly sardonic people’s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe

Rudolph Herzog, the acclaimed author of Dead Funny, presents a devastating account of history’s most irresponsible uses of... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307886118
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.00

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of '60s idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to foreign... Read more >
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Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun
Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun
Written by Craig Cartmell and Charles Murton, Illustrated by Fabien Lascombe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472806604
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Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun
A Companion for In Her Majesty's Name
Written by Craig Cartmell and Charles Murton
Illustrated by Fabien Lascombe


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $17.95

With new equipment, Talents, Mystical Powers, scenario options and a host of Adventuring Companies, Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun reveals the mysteries of the East to players of In Her Majesty's Name. In the West, the Great Powers send their agents into the ailing Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires but stop short of... Read more >
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Soviet Partisan 1941-44

Written by Nik Cornish
Illustrated by Andrei Karachtchouk


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $14.95

The partisan war in the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1944 has been the subject of considerable political manipulation in the decades following 1945. In great part this was due to the need to project the image of a country united behind Joseph Stalin and the Communist regime when the truth... Read more >
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Soviet Partisan 1941-44
Soviet Partisan 1941-44
Written by Nik Cornish
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801432
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Soviet Partisan 1941-44

Written by Nik Cornish


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

From the start of Barbarossa, large numbers of Soviet troops and civilians were cut off behind Nazi German lines in what Stalin termed the Great Patriotic War. We know this in the West as the Russo-German part of World War II, but for many partisans it began as a life and... Read more >
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Gills Wonderground map of London Town, 1914
Gills Wonderground map of London Town, 1914
Written by MacDonald Gill
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402745
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Gills Wonderground map of London Town, 1914

Written by MacDonald Gill


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $9.95

British architect and artist, MacDonald Gill, was commissioned to create a poster-sized map of central London  prominently featuring the city's numerous new "Tube" stations. Gill's cartoon-styled map was part of a finely tuned advertising campaign promoting the concept of easy access by public transport to all the marvels of the bourgeoning metropolis... Read more >
The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908001
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $26.95

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.
 
In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s...

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The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908018
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.
 
In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s...

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London's Sewers

Written by Paul Dobraszczyk


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

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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The Nile
The Nile
Written by Toby Wilkinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351553
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The Nile
A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present
Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $27.95

A hypnotic journey in the company of one of the world's most acclaimed Egyptologists over the fabled river telling how the Nile continually brought life to an ancient civilization now dead and how it sustained its successors, now in tumult.

Renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson leads us through space as much as time... Read more >
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The Nile
The Nile
Written by Toby Wilkinson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351560
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The Nile
A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present
Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $13.99

A hypnotic journey in the company of one of the world's most acclaimed Egyptologists over the fabled river telling how the Nile continually brought life to an ancient civilization now dead and how it sustained its successors, now in tumult.

Renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson leads us through space as much as time... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Patton's Air Force
Forging a Legendary Air-Ground Team
Written by David N. Spires


Format: eBook, 377 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $39.95

From the time the Third Army became operational on August 1, 1944, until the guns fell silent on May 8, 1945, Lt. Gen. George S. Patton's troops covered more ground and took more enemy prisoners than any other Allied army in northwest Europe. Brig. Gen. Otto P. Weyland's XIX Tactical Air... Read more >
Carlson's Marine Raiders - Makin Island 1942

Written by Gordon L. Rottman
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $9.95

After the Guadalcanal landings, Admiral Nimitz wanted to distract Japanese attention by launching an amphibious raid elswhere. Foreshadowing Bloody Tarawa, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and countless other landings in the face of intense Japanese resistance, the Makin Raid taught the Marines a great deal.

Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork and expert analysis... Read more >
Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun
A Companion for In Her Majesty's Name
Written by Craig Cartmell and Charles Murton
Illustrated by Fabien Lascombe


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $14.95

With new equipment, Talents, Mystical Powers, scenario options and a host of Adventuring Companies, Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun reveals the mysteries of the East to players of In Her Majesty's Name. In the West, the Great Powers send their agents into the ailing Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires but stop short of... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Cave and the Light
The Cave and the Light
Written by Arthur Herman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553385663
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The Cave and the Light
Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.00

Arthur Herman has now written the definitive sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How the Scots Invented the Modern World, and extends the themes of the book—which sold half a million copies worldwide—back to the ancient Greeks and forward to the age of the Internet. The Cave and the Light... Read more >
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Days of Fire
Days of Fire
Written by Peter Baker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385525190
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Days of Fire
Bush and Cheney in the White House
Written by Peter Baker


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $17.95

A New York Times Top 10 Best Book of the Year
A Washington Post Notable Book

Theirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger: a bold and untested president and his seasoned, relentless vice president. Confronted by one crisis after another, they struggled to protect the country, remake...

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Duel with the Devil
Duel with the Devil
Written by Paul Collins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307956460
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Duel with the Devil
The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery
Written by Paul Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.00

BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EDGAR FINALIST, MURDER OF THE CENTURY

In the closing days of 1799, the United States was still a young republic. Waging a fierce battle for its uncertain future were two political parties: the well-moneyed Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, and the populist Republicans, led by Aaron Burr. The two...

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Jet Set
Jet Set
Written by William Stadiem
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345536952
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Jet Set
The People, the Planes, the Glamour, and the Romance in Aviation's Glory Years
Written by William Stadiem


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $28.00

In October 1958, Pan American World Airways began making regularly scheduled flights between New York and Paris, courtesy of its newly minted wonder jet, the Boeing 707. Almost overnight, the moneyed celebrities of the era made Europe their playground. At the same time, the dream of international travel came true for... Read more >
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Jet Set
Jet Set
Written by William Stadiem
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345536976
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Jet Set
The People, the Planes, the Glamour, and the Romance in Aviation's Glory Years
Written by William Stadiem


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $13.99

In October 1958, Pan American World Airways began making regularly scheduled flights between New York and Paris, courtesy of its newly minted wonder jet, the Boeing 707. Almost overnight, the moneyed celebrities of the era made Europe their playground. At the same time, the dream of international travel came true for... Read more >
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Lawrence in Arabia
Lawrence in Arabia
Written by Scott Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307476418
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Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Written by Scott Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $17.95

Finalist for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography

One of the Best Books of the Year:
The Christian Science Monitor
NPR
The Seattle Times 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 
Chicago Tribune


A New York Times Notable Book

The Arab Revolt against the Turks in World War I was, in the words of T. E. Lawrence, “a sideshow of...

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Legacies
Collecting America's History at the Smithsonian
Written by Steven Lubar and Kathleen M. Kendrick


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $39.95

The Smithsonian Institution has been America's museum since 1846. What do its vast collections -- from the ruby slippers to a piece of Plymouth Rock, first ladies' gowns to patchwork quilts, a Model T Ford to a customized Ford LTD low rider -- tell Americans about themselves? In this lavishly illustrated... Read more >
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Lost States
True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It
Written by Michael J. Trinklein


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $19.99

Everyone knows the fifty nifty united states—but what about the hundreds of other statehood proposals that never came to pass? Lost States is a tribute to such great unrealized dreams as West Florida, Texlahoma, Montezuma, Rough and Ready, and Yazoo. Some of these states came remarkably close to joining the Union... Read more >
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