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Smugglers and Smuggling
Smugglers and Smuggling
Written by Trevor May
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812074
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Smugglers and Smuggling
in Britain, 1700-1850
Written by Trevor May


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $12.95

Smuggling was rife in Britain between the seventeenth century and the mid-nineteenth century, and smugglers have come to be highly romanticized as cheeky rogues, cunningly evading heavy taxes imposed by an overbearing government. In reality, many smugglers were prepared to use excessive force as often as they used cunning, and the... Read more >
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
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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 >
Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400032945
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 306 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $16.95

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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China's Wings
China's Wings
Written by Gregory Crouch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345532350
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China's Wings
War, Intrigue, Romance, and Adventure in the Middle Kingdom During the Golden Age of Flight
Written by Gregory Crouch


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $17.99

From the acclaimed author of Enduring Patagonia comes a dazzling tale of aerial adventure set against the roiling backdrop of war in Asia. The incredible real-life saga of the flying band of brothers who opened the skies over China in the years leading up to World War II—and boldly safeguarded them... Read more >
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Steamboats
Steamboats
Written by Sara Wright
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ISBN: 9780747811411
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Steamboats
Icons of America's Rivers
Written by Sara Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $9.95

Paddlewheel riverboat, showboat, sternwheeler, steamboat: call it what you will, but the steamboat revolutionized travel in the 1800s, an era in which young boys dreamed of becoming river pilots and Mark Twain forever memorialized the "Delta Queens" that travelled up and down the Mississippi River. Steamboat enthusiast Sara Wright provides a... Read more >
The End of Detroit
The End of Detroit
Written by Micheline Maynard
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ISBN: 9780385511520
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The End of Detroit
How the Big Three Lost Their Grip on the American Car Market
Written by Micheline Maynard


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 23, 2003
Price: $17.99

An in-depth, hard-hitting account of the mistakes, miscalculations and myopia that have doomed America’s automobile industry.

In the 1990s, Detroit’s Big Three automobile companies were riding high. The introduction of the minivan and the SUV had revitalized the industry, and it was widely believed that Detroit had miraculously overcome the threat of... Read more >
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Outlaw Machine
Outlaw Machine
Written by Brock Yates
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ISBN: 9780767905169
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Outlaw Machine
Harley-Davidson and the Search for the American Soul
Written by Brock Yates


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2000
Price: $19.00

The legendary story of Harley-Davidson's rise to power--not only as an international industry leader but as an American cultural icon.

How did the Harley-Davidson motorcycle, originally a machine for casual riders, evolve into a symbol of defiance and liberation? An embellished 1947 Life magazine article about a California town terrorized by gangs... Read more >
Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
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ISBN: 9780307427366
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Pushing the Limits
New Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Here are two dozen tales in the grand adventure of engineering from the Henry Petroski, who has been called America’s poet laureate of technology. Pushing the Limits celebrates some of the largest things we have created–bridges, dams, buildings--and provides a startling new vision of engineering’s past, its present, and its future. Along... Read more >
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Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe

(Available October 21, 2014)
Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe
Written by Frederick Johnsen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782003687
Our Price: $25.95
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Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe

Written by Frederick Johnsen


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $25.95

In Captured Eagles, Frederick A. Johnsen lays bare the once secret history of the American effort to understand and counter the Luftwaffe before and during World War II, and afterward to seize and exploit German technological advances in everything from jet fighters and bombers to ballistic missiles.

Even before World War II... Read more >
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WALL TO WALL
WALL TO WALL
Written by Mary Morris
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ISBN: 9780307809995
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WALL TO WALL

Written by Mary Morris


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

Following her celebrated Nothing to Declare:  Memoirs of a Woman Traveling Alone, Mary Morris, still alone, still graced with her extraordinary gifts of narrative and observation, presents an unforgettable account of her 1986 trip through China, Russia, and Eastern Europe.  As in Nothing to Declare, she combines vivid portrayals of people... Read more >
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