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Railway Accidents

Written by Greg Morse


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $7.95

Though trains are one of the safest forms of transport, train accidents always make headline news. Their history is, in many ways, the history of technological development and learning. Early incidents like the felling of William Huskisson MP by Stephenson's Rocket in 1830 led to the reporting systems we know today... Read more >
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The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485489
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The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $11.99


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
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Route 66
The Mother Road
Written by David Knudson


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $7.95

Begun in 1926 to connect Chicago to Los Angeles, Route 66 was the country's first major east-west thoroughfare. By 1930 it was an important route for both truckers and travellers alike, and in 1939 it became known as 'The Mother Road' thanks to John Steinbeck's classic "The Grapes of Wrath". Over... Read more >
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Muscle Cars
The First American Supercars
Written by Colin Romanick


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

In 2010, a 1970 Plymouth Superbird fetched $286,000 at an auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2009, a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda sold for $2.16 million. Auctions of classic cars in general and muscle cars in particular routinely garner upwards of $39 million annually. Since their debut in the early 1960s, Americans... Read more >
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WALL TO WALL
WALL TO WALL
Written by Mary Morris
Format: eBook
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 >
Fly Now!
Fly Now!
Written by Joanne Gernstein London
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426200885
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Fly Now!
The Poster Collection of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Written by Joanne Gernstein London


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $25.00

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum draws more visitors than any other museum in the world—90,000 a day in the summertime—and the highlight of summer 2007 at the NASM will be "Fly Now," the exhibit of air travel posters featured in this unique companion volume which combines arresting, colorful art... Read more >
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The End of Detroit
The End of Detroit
Written by Micheline Maynard
Format: eBook
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: eBook0
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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Pushing the Limits
Pushing the Limits
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
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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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 >
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 Paperback0
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 >
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