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Rhinebeck Panorama of Nelsons London, c.1806

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Rhinebeck Panorama of Nelsons London, c.1806
Written by Nelson Rhinebeck
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402400
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Rhinebeck Panorama of Nelsons London, c.1806

Written by Nelson Rhinebeck


Format: Non-traditional book, 1 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $9.95

Discovered in America in 1941, the beautiful Rhinebeck Panorama gives a tantalizing glimpse of daily life in Georgian London at the height of the Napoleonic Wars. Looking westward, buildings and ships dominate the landscape and we can also see a burning building, a man flying a kite and a receiving ship... Read more >
Stagecoach Travel

Written by Louise Allen


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $7.95

This book explores the history of travelling by stagecoach from the sixteenth century through to the end of the nineteenth century, focusing on the heyday of around 1750-1850. It looks at the improvements in road maintenance and the turnpike system, which made faster travel practical and thereby led to a great... Read more >
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Written by Michael Farquhar, Read by Enn Reitel
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ISBN: 9780804166454
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
Written by Michael Farquhar
Read by Enn Reitel


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On Sale: July 8, 2014
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“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist
 
Scandal! Intrigue! Cossacks! Here the world’s most engaging... Read more >
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Written by Michael Farquhar
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
Written by Michael Farquhar


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist
 
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Written by Michael Farquhar
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
Written by Michael Farquhar


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $9.99

“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist
 
Scandal! Intrigue! Cossacks! Here the world’s most engaging... Read more >
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Fort William Henry 1755-57
A battle, two sieges and bloody massacre
Written by Ian Castle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

After the British garrison of Fort William Henry in the colony of New York surrendered to the besieging army of the French commander Marquis de Montcalm in August 1757, it appeared that this particular episode of the French and Indian War was over. What happened next became the most infamous incident... Read more >
Fort William Henry 1757
Fort William Henry 1757
Written by Ian Castle, Illustrated by Graham Turner
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ISBN: 9781782002741
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Fort William Henry 1757
A battle, two sieges and bloody massacre
Written by Ian Castle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $21.95

This book details the French and Indian War massacre by Iroquois of British and colonial troops in the Hudson River Valley that was fictionalized in The Last of the Mohicans.

After the British garrison of Fort William Henry in the colony of New York surrendered to the besieging army of the French commander... Read more >
A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms
A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms
Written by Francis Steegmuller
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ISBN: 9780804151320
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A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms
The Story of Madame d'Epinay and the Abbe Galiani
Written by Francis Steegmuller


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2013
Price: $14.99

Pre-revolutionary Paris comes to life in this fascinating story surrounding the correspondence between two colorful and witty society figures: the French author Louise d'Épinay and the Italian priest-diplomat Ferdinando Galiani. Their friends included Voltaire, Diderot, Melchior Grimm, and the famous women of the salons, and their letters touched upon everything from... Read more >
Pirates 1660-1730

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $14.95

This book gives an accurate picture of the pirates who sailed in the waters of the Caribbean and off the American coastline during the 'golden age' of piracy between 1660 and 1730. It traces the origins of piratical activity in the 16th century and examines the Boucaneer (Buccaneer) culture in Jamaica... Read more >
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Rocque's Map of Georgian London, 1746
Rocque's Map of Georgian London, 1746
Written by John Rocque
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781908402547
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Rocque's Map of Georgian London, 1746
Detailed street map
Written by John Rocque


Format: Non-traditional book, 4 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $39.95

Mapped out in 1746, Rocque’s survey of London was the most detailed of its time, and is charmingly and attractively illustrated. Produced over two sheets, it also offers enough detail for local historians and genealogists and is a fascinating portrait of Britain’s capital at the beginning of the Industrial Age.

The map... Read more >
Mr Darcy's Guide to Courtship
The Secrets of Seduction from Jane Austen's Most Eligible Bachelor
Written by Emily Brand


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $10.95

Inspired by the works of Jane Austen, the amusingly tongue-in-cheek Mr Darcy’s Guide to Courtship is written from the perspective of Pride and Prejudice’s Mr. Darcy and closely based on real Regency advice manuals. It is a hilarious and irreverent picture of the social mores of the period and of how...

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Frederick the Great
Frederick the Great
Written by Nancy Mitford, Introduction by Liesl Schillinger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176238
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Frederick the Great

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Liesl Schillinger


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years’ War. But in his youth, tormented by a spectacularly cruel and dyspeptic father, the future military genius was drawn to the... Read more >
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Frederick the Great

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Liesl Schillinger


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years’ War. But in his youth, tormented by a spectacularly cruel and dyspeptic father, the future military genius was drawn to the... Read more >
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French Musketeer 1622-1775
French Musketeer 1622-1775
Written by Rene Chartrand, Illustrated by Graham Turner
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ISBN: 9781780968612
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French Musketeer 1622-1775

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 63 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $18.95

In 1884 the French novelist Alexandre Dumas published The Three Musketeers, followed by Twenty Years After (1845) and The Vicomte de Bragelonne: Ten Years Later (1847-50). This trilogy of works, reproduced in countless forms and media, most recently in a Hollywood film of 2011, has ensured the perpetual popularity of the... Read more >
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French Musketeer 1622-1775

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $14.95

The works of French novelist Alexandre Dumas have been reproduced time and again on stage and screen. Based on a genuine memoir by an officer named D’Artagnan, Dumas published The Three Musketeers. The King’s Musketeers were formed in 1622 and were populated by young men of noble birth, but often of... Read more >
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Revolutionary Summer
Revolutionary Summer
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307701220
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Revolutionary Summer
The Birth of American Independence
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $26.95

A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis.

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were...

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Revolutionary Summer
Revolutionary Summer
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
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ISBN: 9780385349628
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Revolutionary Summer
The Birth of American Independence
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis.

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were...

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Revolutionary Summer
Revolutionary Summer
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
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Revolutionary Summer
The Birth of American Independence
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
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A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis.

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were...

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Revolutionary Summer
Revolutionary Summer
Written by Joseph J. Ellis, Read by Stefan Rudnicki
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ISBN: 9780307943750
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Revolutionary Summer
The Birth of American Independence
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Read by Stefan Rudnicki


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $35.00

A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis.

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were...

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Revolutionary Summer
Revolutionary Summer
Written by Joseph J. Ellis, Read by Stefan Rudnicki
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ISBN: 9780307943767
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Revolutionary Summer
The Birth of American Independence
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Read by Stefan Rudnicki


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $17.50

A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis.

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were...

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Guilford Courthouse 1781
Lord Cornwallis's Ruinous Victory
Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $15.95

By the Spring of 1781, the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) had dragged on for almost six years and the outcome still hung in the balance. When the British commander Lord Cornwallis launched his invasion of North Carolina in early 1781, his objective was to destroy General Nathaniel Greene’s American army. At Guilford... Read more >
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The Party of Humanity
The Party of Humanity
Written by Peter Gay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831439
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The Party of Humanity

Written by Peter Gay


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $15.99

THE ENLIGHTENMENT has long been the victim of uninformed or hostile criticisms. Even so respected a source as the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary defines the Enlightenment as “shallow and pretentious intellectualism, unreasonable contempt for authority and tradition,” thus collecting in one sentence most of our current prejudices. In this provocative book—at... Read more >
The Enlightenment
The Enlightenment
Written by Anthony Pagden
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400060689
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The Enlightenment
And Why It Still Matters
Written by Anthony Pagden


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $32.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

One of our most renowned and brilliant historians takes a fresh look at the revolutionary intellectual movement that laid the foundation for the modern world.
 
Liberty and equality. Human rights. Freedom of thought and expression. Belief in reason and... Read more >
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The Enlightenment
The Enlightenment
Written by Anthony Pagden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645313
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The Enlightenment
And Why It Still Matters
Written by Anthony Pagden


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $16.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

One of our most renowned and brilliant historians takes a fresh look at the revolutionary intellectual movement that laid the foundation for the modern world.
 
Liberty and equality. Human rights. Freedom of thought and expression. Belief in reason and... Read more >
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Louisbourg 1758
Wolfe's first siege
Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

Osprey's study of James Wolfe's siege of Louisbourg during the French and Indian War (1754-1763). Louisbourg represented a major threat to Anglo-American plans to invade Canada. Bypassing it would leave an immensely powerful enemy base astride the Anglo-American lines of communication – Louisbourg had to be taken. Faced with strong beach... Read more >
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