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Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864

(Available May 20, 2014)
Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864
Written by Andy Nunez, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801470
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Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864
Grant versus Lee in the East
Written by Andy Nunez
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $21.95

Grant and Lee fought near Chancellorsville, VA in a confusing series of battles amidst brush thickets and wildfires. Unlike previous campaigns, Grant simply kept flanking Lee, trying frontal assaults at Spotslvania's 'mule-shoe' and Cold Harbor along the way to laying seige to Richmond and Petersburg.

In May 1864 the Union Army... Read more >
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Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864
Grant versus Lee in the East
Written by Andy Nunez
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $21.95

Grant and Lee fought near Chancellorsville, VA in a confusing series of battles amidst brush thickets and wildfires. Unlike previous campaigns, Grant simply kept flanking Lee, trying frontal assaults at Spotslvania's 'mule-shoe' and Cold Harbor along the way to laying seige to Richmond and Petersburg.

In May 1864 the Union Army... Read more >
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Eighty Days
Eighty Days
Written by Matthew Goodman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345527271
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Eighty Days
Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Written by Matthew Goodman


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $16.00

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On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, the crusading young female reporter for Joseph Pulitzer’s World newspaper, left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing from New York that day—and heading in the opposite direction by train—was... Read more >
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Born on a Mountaintop
Born on a Mountaintop
Written by Bob Thompson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307720900
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Born on a Mountaintop
On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier
Written by Bob Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.00

Pioneer. Congressman. Martyr of the Alamo. King of the Wild Frontier. As with all great legends, Davy Crockett's has been retold many times.  Over the years, he has been repeatedly reinvented by historians and popular storytellers. In Born on a Mountaintop, Bob Thompson combines the stories of the real hero and his Disney-enhanced... Read more >
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15

Written by Scott Sheads
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

The War of 1812 was never the most popular of conflicts on both sides of the Atlantic. Bogged down by their involvement in the Napoleonic conflict in Europe, the British largely relied on the power of the Royal Navy in the early years of the war. Part of this naval strategy... Read more >
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
Written by Scott Sheads, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780968520
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
Middle Ground of the War of 1812
Written by Scott Sheads
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $21.95

Francis Scott Key's Star Spangled Banner, inspired by Fort McHenry's defense after the burning of Washington, DC, during the War of 1812, reminds Americans of a time when the United States faced a very real foreign invasion.

Arising out of a series of bitter commercial and naval disputes, and having as much... Read more >
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Wondrous Beauty
Wondrous Beauty
Written by Carol Berkin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307592781
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Wondrous Beauty
The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
Written by Carol Berkin


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $27.95

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers (“Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don’t miss it.”—Thomas  Fleming) and Civil War Wives (“Utterly fresh . . . Sensitive, poignant, thoroughly fascinating.”—Jay Winik), here is the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore... Read more >
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Wondrous Beauty
Wondrous Beauty
Written by Carol Berkin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351621
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Wondrous Beauty
The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
Written by Carol Berkin


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $13.99

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers (“Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don’t miss it.”—Thomas  Fleming) and Civil War Wives (“Utterly fresh . . . Sensitive, poignant, thoroughly fascinating.”—Jay Winik), here is the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman of nineteenth-century Baltimore... Read more >
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James and Dolley Madison
James and Dolley Madison
Written by Bruce Chadwick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616148355
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James and Dolley Madison
America's First Power Couple
Written by Bruce Chadwick


Format: Hardcover, 450 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $24.95

This revealing new portrait of James and Dolley Madison introduces the reader to America’s first power couple. Using recently uncovered troves of letters at the University of Virginia, among other sources, historian Bruce Chadwick has been able to reconstruct the details of the Madisons’ personal and political lives.

Chadwick argues that Madison...

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James and Dolley Madison
America's First Power Couple
Written by Bruce Chadwick


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

This revealing new portrait of James and Dolley Madison introduces the reader to America’s first power couple. Using recently uncovered troves of letters at the University of Virginia, among other sources, historian Bruce Chadwick has been able to reconstruct the details of the Madisons’ personal and political lives.

Chadwick argues that Madison...

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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
Written by David Brion Davis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269096
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

Written by David Brion Davis


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $30.00

From the revered historian, the long-awaited conclusion of the magisterial history of slavery and emancipation in Western culture that has been nearly fifty years in the making.

David Brion Davis is one of the foremost historians of the twentieth century, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Bancroft... Read more >
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
Written by David Brion Davis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351652
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The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

Written by David Brion Davis


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $14.99

From the revered historian, the long-awaited conclusion of the magisterial history of slavery and emancipation in Western culture that has been nearly fifty years in the making.

David Brion Davis is one of the foremost historians of the twentieth century, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Bancroft... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Race Underground
The Race Underground
Written by Doug Most, Read by John H. Mayer
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553398052
Our Price: $25.00

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The Race Underground
Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway
Written by Doug Most
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $25.00

In the late nineteenth century, as cities like Boston and New York grew larger, the streets became increasingly clogged with horse-drawn carts.  When the great blizzard of 1888 brought New York City to a halt, a solution had to be found. Two brothers—Henry Melville Whitney of Boston and William Collins Whitney of New York City—pursued the dream of his city... Read more >
Butterfly People
Butterfly People
Written by William R. Leach
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400076925
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Butterfly People
An American Encounter with the Beauty of the World
Written by William R. Leach


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $18.95

With 32 pages of full-color inserts and black-and-white illustrations throughout.

From one of our most highly regarded historians, here is an original and engrossing chronicle of nineteenth-century America's infatuation with butterflies—“flying flowers”—and the story of the naturalists who unveiled the mysteries of their existence. A product of William Leach's lifelong love of... Read more >
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Inventing New England
Regional Tourism in the Nineteenth Century
Written by Dona Brown


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $17.95

Quaint, charming, nostalgic New England: rustic fishing villages, romantic seaside cottages, breathtaking mountain vistas, peaceful rural settings. In Inventing New England, Dona Brown traces the creation of these calendar-page images and describes how tourism as a business emerged and came to shape the landscape, economy, and culture of a region.

By the... Read more >
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Marketplace of the Marvelous
The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine
Written by Erika Janik


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $28.95

An entertaining introduction to the quacks, snake-oil salesmen, and charlatans, who often had a point
 
Despite rampant scientific innovation in nineteenth-century America, traditional medicine still adhered to ancient healing methods such as induced vomiting and bleeding, blistering, and sweating patients. Facing such horrors, many patients ran with open arms... Read more >
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Marketplace of the Marvelous
Marketplace of the Marvelous
Written by Erika Janik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807022085
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Marketplace of the Marvelous
The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine
Written by Erika Janik


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $28.95

An entertaining introduction to the quacks, snake-oil salesmen, and charlatans, who often had a point
 
Despite rampant scientific innovation in nineteenth-century America, traditional medicine still adhered to ancient healing methods, subjecting patients to bleeding, blistering, and induced vomiting and sweating. Facing such horrors, many patients ran with open arms to... Read more >
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Titled Americans, 1890
AThe Real Heiresses' Guide to Marrying An Aristocrat
Written by Chauncey M Depew
Introduction by Dr. Eric Homberger


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

This unique reproduction is the how-to directory which guided wealthy American heiresses in their quest to marry a titled British aristocrat in the turn-of-the-century Downton Abbey era, the core story of the TV series itself. A fascinating Introduction to the "Dollar Princess" trade by noted historian Eric Homberger explains the phenomenon...

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The Inventor and the Tycoon
The Inventor and the Tycoon
Written by Edward Ball
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767929400
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The Inventor and the Tycoon
The Murderer Eadweard Muybridge, the Entrepreneur Leland Stanford, and the Birth of Moving Pictures
Written by Edward Ball


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $16.95

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book of the Year

Nearly 140 years ago, in frontier California, photographer Eadweard Muybridge captured time with his camera and played it back on a flickering screen, inventing the breakthrough technology of moving pictures. Yet the visionary inventor Muybridge was also a murderer who killed coolly and meticulously...

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Black Fire
Black Fire
Written by Robert Graysmith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307720573
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Black Fire
The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer--and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco
Written by Robert Graysmith


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $15.00

The first biography of the little-known real-life Tom Sawyer, told through a harrowing account of Sawyer's involvement in the hunt for a serial arsonist who terrorized mid-nineteenth century San Francisco.

When San Francisco Daily Morning Call reporter Mark Twain met Tom Sawyer in 1863, he was seeking a subject for his first...

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Lincoln in the World
Lincoln in the World
Written by Kevin Peraino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307887207
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Lincoln in the World
The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power
Written by Kevin Peraino


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $26.00

A captivating look at how Abraham Lincoln evolved into one of our seminal foreign-policy presidents—and helped point the way to America’s rise to world power.
 
This is the story of one of the most breathtaking feats in the annals of American foreign policy—performed by one of the most unlikely figures. Abraham Lincoln... Read more >
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Lincoln in the World
Lincoln in the World
Written by Kevin Peraino
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307887221
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Lincoln in the World
The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power
Written by Kevin Peraino


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

A captivating look at how Abraham Lincoln evolved into one of our seminal foreign-policy presidents—and helped point the way to America’s rise to world power.
 
This is the story of one of the most breathtaking feats in the annals of American foreign policy—performed by one of the most unlikely figures. Abraham Lincoln... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979480
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more >
Titled Americans, 1890
Titled Americans, 1890
Written by Chauncey M Depew, Introduction by Dr. Eric Homberger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908402608
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Titled Americans, 1890
The Real Heiresses' Guide to Marrying An Aristocrat
Written by Chauncey M Depew
Introduction by Dr. Eric Homberger


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $17.95

This unique reproduction is the how-to directory which guided wealthy American heiresses in their quest to marry a titled British aristocrat in the turn-of-the-century Downton Abbey era, the core story of the TV series itself. A fascinating Introduction to the "Dollar Princess" trade by noted historian Eric Homberger explains the phenomenon...

Read more >
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Last of the Blue and Gray
Last of the Blue and Gray
Written by Richard A. Serrano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343956
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Last of the Blue and Gray
Old Men, Stolen Glory, and the Mystery That Outlived the Civil War
Written by Richard A. Serrano


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $27.95

Richard Serrano, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the Los Angeles Times, pens a story of two veterans. In the late 1950s, as America prepared for the Civil War centennial, two very old men lay dying. Albert Woolson, 109 years old, slipped in and out of a coma at a Duluth, Minnesota, hospital...

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