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Handbook of the United States of America, 1880
A Guide to Emigration
Written by LP Brockett


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2014
Price: $10.95

America’s “golden door” welcomed a huge wave of European immigrants between the 1880s and the 1920s. Millions passed through the gateway of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on their way to becoming Americans, and The Handbook of the United States is an authentic reproduction of one of the immigrants&rsquo...

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In the Kingdom of Ice

(Available August 5, 2014)
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535373
Our Price: $28.95
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $28.95

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice

(Available August 5, 2014)
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804194600
Our Price: $29.00
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $29.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice

(Available August 5, 2014)
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307966544
Our Price: $45.00
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $45.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $25.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
Apache Warrior 1860--86

(Available July 22, 2014)
Apache Warrior 1860--86
Written by Robert Watt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803528
Our Price: $18.95
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Apache Warrior 1860--86

Written by Robert Watt


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $18.95

Focusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, this book strips away the myths behind the history of some of the feared opponents of the US Army in the southwest United States. It explains how their upbringing, training and culture equipped... Read more >
Apache Warrior 1860-86

Written by Robert Watt


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $14.95

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Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069729
Our Price: $28.00
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $28.00

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William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many... Read more >
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Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604693
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $13.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many... Read more >
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Through the Perilous Fight
Through the Perilous Fight
Written by Steve Vogel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812981391
Our Price: $17.00
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Through the Perilous Fight
From the Burning of Washington to the Star-Spangled Banner: The Six Weeks That Saved the Nation
Written by Steve Vogel


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $17.00

In a rousing account of one of the critical turning points in American history, Through the Perilous Fight tells the gripping story of the burning of Washington and the improbable last stand at Baltimore that helped save the nation and inspired its National Anthem.
 
In the summer of 1814, the... Read more >
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Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864
Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864
Written by Andy Nunez, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801470
Our Price: $21.95
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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
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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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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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
Our Price: $13.99
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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
Our Price: $24.95
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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 >
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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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