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    Three Days in Gettysburg: An Intimate Tale of Lost Love and Divided Hearts at the Battle That Defined America by Brian Mockenhaupt    The Living and the Dead: War, Friendship, and the Battles that Never End by Brian Mockenhaupt    43*: When Gore Beat Bush-A Political Fable by Jeff Greenfield    Farthest North: America's First Arctic Hero and His Horrible, Wonderful Voyage to the Frozen Top of the World by Todd Balf    Lifeboat No. 8: An Untold Tale of Love, Loss, and Surviving the Titanic by Elizabeth Kaye    Memories of May '68: France's Convenient Consensus by Chris Reynolds    And the War Came: The Six Months That Tore America Apart by Jamie Malanowski    Chernobyl Strawberries by Vesna Goldsworthy    Intimate Reconstructions: Children in Postemancipation Virginia by Catherine A. Jones    The Renaissance Ethics of Music: Singing, Contemplation and Musica Humana by Hyun-Ah Kim    From Moon Cakes to Mao to Modern China: An Introduction to Chinese Civilization by Zhu Fayuan & Wu Qixin & Xia Hanning    The NYPD's First Fifty Years: Politicians, Police Commissioners, and Patrolmen by Bernard Whalen & Jon Whalen    Burning Japan: Air Force Bombing Strategy Change in the Pacific by Daniel T. Schwabe    Crossings in Text and Textile by Katherine Joslin    My Brother's Keeper: African Canadians and the American Civil War by Bryan Prince    Lake Nipigon: Where the Great Lakes Begin by Nancy Scott    After the Fact: The Holocaust in Twenty-First Century Documentary Film by Brad Prager    Collected Poems and Lyrics of Classical China: Translated by Xu Yuanchong by Xu Yuanchang    Politics, Ego & Command Vulnerability by Brigadier General James M. Abraham    The Age of Neo-Imperialism: Essays on Contemporary Global History by Henry Dsouza    Old Blue's Road by James Whiteside    Pax Britannica: British Counterinsurgency In Northern Ireland, 1969-1982 by Montgomery McFate    Parksville and Then Some by Marjorie Leffler    Counterinsurgency In Eastern Afghanistan 2004-2008: A Civilian Perspective by Robert Kemp    Bolt Action: Armies of Germany by Warlord Games    Before Action: A William Noel Hodgdon and the 9th Devons, a story of the Great War by Charlotte Zeepvat    Arrival of Eagles: Luftwaffe Landings in Britain 1939-1945 by Andy Saunders    German Destroyers of World War II: Warships of the Kriegsmarine by Gerhard Koop & Klaus-Peter Schmolke    The Rescue of Bat 21 by Darrel Whitcomb    Hunter Boys: True Tales from Pilots of the Hawker Hunter by Richard Pike    Archaeoastronomy and the Maya by Gerardo Aldana y V.    Gambling: Vegas, Birmingham, and Martin Luther King, Jr. by Harry Belafonte    War in Ancient Greece by Bob Carruthers    U-boat Prey: Merchant Sailors at War, 1939-1942: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives by Philip Kaplan    Veteran Volunteer: Memoir of the Trenches, Tanks and Captivity 1914-1919 by James Vans & Frank Vans Agnew    Bannockburn: The Battle for a Nation by Alistair Moffat    To Hell With The Diet: A Feast of Quotations for the Guilty Epicurian by Aubrey Malone    The Russian Army in the First World War: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives by Nik Cornish    Exocet Falklands: The Untold Story of Special Forces Operations by Ewen Southby-Tailyour    Battleships: The First Big Guns: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives by Philip Kaplan    Battle Group: German Kamfgruppen Action in World War Two by James Lucas    Scotland's Hidden Harlots and Heroines: Women's Role in Scottish Society from 1690-1969 by Annie Harrower-Gray    Allied Bombing Raids: Hittiing Back at the Heart of Germany: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives by Philip Kaplan    Twin Mustang: The North American F-82 at War by Alan C. Carey    M4 Sherman: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Plus Specially Commissioned Colour Illustrations by Pat Ware    The Bofors Gun by Terry Gander    The Way it Was by Daphne Olivier    Beyond the Contingent: Epistemological Authority, a Pascalian Revival, and the Religious Imagination in Third Republic France by Kathleen A. Mulhern    Herrin Massacre by Scott Doody    He Was Expendable: National Security, Political and Bureaucratic Cover Ups In the Murder of President John F. Kennedy by James Kelleher
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Soldiers of Reason: The RAND Corporation and the Rise of the American Empire by Alex Abella
Soldiers of Reason: The RAND Corporation and the Rise of the American Empire

Born in the wake of World War II, RAND quickly became the creator of America's anti-Soviet nuclear strategy. A magnet for the best and the brightest, its ranks included Cold War luminaries such as Albert Wohlstetter, Bernard Brodie, and Herman Kahn, who
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The Airmen and the Headhunters: A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen and the Unlikeliest Rescue of World War II by Judith M. Heimann
The Airmen and the Headhunters: A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen and the Unlikeliest Rescue of World War II

November 1944: Their B-24 bomber shot down on what should have been an easy mission off the Borneo coast, a scattered crew of Army airmen cut themselves loose from their parachutes—only to be met by loincloth-wearing natives silently materializing
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Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day by Stephan Talty
Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day

The little known World War II espionage story of Spaniard Juan Pujol, who convinced Hitler's Abwehr that he had a ring of spies in Britain, only to pull off one of the greatest feats of any double agent: he fooled Hitler and disguised D-Day.

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Totalitarianism: Part Three of The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt
Totalitarianism: Part Three of The Origins of Totalitarianism

In the final volume, Arendt focuses on the two genuine forms of the totalitarian state in history-the dictatorships of Bolshevism after 1930 and of National Socialism after 1938. Index.
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To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 by Adam Hochschild
To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918

In a riveting, suspenseful narrative with haunting echoes for our own time, Adam Hochschild brings WWI to life as never before, focusing on the long-ignored moral drama of its critics, alongside its generals and heroes. A brilliant new history of the

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Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic by David Howard
Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic

A thrilling blend of history and detective story, LOST RIGHTS takes us inside the world of historical documents—a world of obsessives, con men, archivists, and thieves—through the incredible story of an original copy of the Bill of Rights,
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Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb
Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi

The first complete narrative of the pursuit and capture of Adolf Eichmann, based on groundbreaking new information and interviews and featuring rare, neverpublished Mossad surveillance photographs When the Allies stormed Berlin in the last days of the
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One Man Great Enough by John C. Waugh
One Man Great Enough

The award-winning historian John C.Waugh takes us on Lincoln's road to the CivilWar. From Lincoln's first public rejection of slavery to his secret arrival in the capital, from his stunning debates with Stephen Douglas to his more contemplative moments,Waugh
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Red Mutiny: Eleven Fateful Days on the Battleship Potemkin by Neal Bascomb
Red Mutiny: Eleven Fateful Days on the Battleship Potemkin

In 1905 more than seven hundred Russian sailors mutinied against their officers aboard the battleship Potemkin, one of the most powerful battleships in the world. Led by the charismatic firebrand Matyushenko, they risked their lives to take control of
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A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution by Carol Berkin
A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution

We know--and love--the story of the American Revolution, from the Declaration of Independence to Cornwallis's defeat. But our first government was a disaster and the country was in a terrible crisis. So when a group of men traveled to Philadelphia in the
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Ordeal by Hunger by George R. Stewart
Ordeal by Hunger

The tragedy of the Donner party constitutes one of the most amazing stories of the American West. In 1846 eighty-seven people -- men, women, and children -- set out for California, persuaded to attempt a new overland route. After struggling across the
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Crossing the Rhine: Breaking into Nazi Germany 1944 and 1945 - The Greatest Airborne Battles in History by Lloyd Clark
Crossing the Rhine: Breaking into Nazi Germany 1944 and 1945 - The Greatest Airborne Battles in History

In September 1944, with the Allies eager to break into Nazi Germany after Normandy, thirty-five thousand U.S. and British troops parachuted into Nazi held territory in the Netherlands. The controversial offensive, code named Operation Market Garden, was
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The Lantern Tower of Westminster Abbey 1060-2010: Reconstructing Its History and Architecture by Warwick Rodwell
The Lantern Tower of Westminster Abbey 1060-2010: Reconstructing Its History and Architecture

Westminster Abbey is one of the most important and well-known medieval buildings in Europe but, despite being studied by generations of scholars, there is still much to learn about its history and architecture. The lantern over the centre of the church
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Jimmy's Adventures In The Green Swamp by Me-Mon
Jimmy's Adventures In The Green Swamp

Jimmy's Adventures in the "Green Swamp" Is a fictionalized account of "Cracker " Lifestyle in the Central Florida area in the 1960s, it is written to enrich the study of Florida History. Each chapter is designed to stand-alone.
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Paradise Lust: Searching for the Garden of Eden by Brook Wilensky-Lanford
Paradise Lust: Searching for the Garden of Eden

It seems that ever since mankind was kicked out of the Garden of Eden for eating the forbidden fruit, we've been trying to get back in. Or at least, we've been wondering where the Garden might have been. St. Augustine had a theory, and so did medieval
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The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements by David Berlinski
The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements

Geometry defines the world around us, helping us make sense of everything from architecture to military science to fashion. And for over two thousand years, geometry has been equated with Euclid's Elements, arguably the most influential book in the history
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The Age Of Terror: America And The World After September 11 by Strobe Talbott & Nayan Chanda
The Age Of Terror: America And The World After September 11

The Age Of Terror
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Monastic Prisons and Torture Chambers: Crime and Punishment in Central European Monasteries, 1600-1800 by Ulrich L. Lehner
Monastic Prisons and Torture Chambers: Crime and Punishment in Central European Monasteries, 1600-1800

Following the Council of Trent (1545-1563), Catholic religious orders underwent substantial reform. Nevertheless, on occasion monks and nuns had to be disciplined and--if they had committed a crime--punished. Consequently, many religious orders relied
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The Long Detour: The History And Future Of The American Left by James Weinstein
The Long Detour: The History And Future Of The American Left

The Long Detour
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Faith of My Fathers by Mark Salter & John Mccain
Faith of My Fathers

John McCain is one of the most admired leaders in the United States government, but his deeply felt memoir of family and war is not a political one and ends before his election to Congress. With candor and ennobling power, McCain tells a story that, in
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Life Is So Good by Richard Glaubman & George Dawson
Life Is So Good

One man's extraordinary journey through the twentieth century and how he learned to read at age 98

"Things will be all right. People need to hear that. Life is good, just as it is. There isn't anything I would change about my life."—George Dawson

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Beyond the Edge of the Sea: Sailing with Jason and the Argonauts, Ulysses, the Vikings, and Other Explorers of the Ancient World by Mauricio Obregon
Beyond the Edge of the Sea: Sailing with Jason and the Argonauts, Ulysses, the Vikings, and Other Explorers of the Ancient World

The story of Jason and the Argonauts and Homer's tales of Ulysses' wanderings are among the greatest of the ancient epics, but they are not merely fiction. Following the clues in the classical texts, Mauricio Obregón here maps the likely routes of these
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The American Revolution: A History by Gordon S. Wood
The American Revolution: A History

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"An elegant synthesis done by the leading scholar in the field, which nicely integrates the work on the American Revolution over the last three decades but never loses contact with the older, classic questions that we have
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Law in America: A Short History by Lawrence M. Friedman
Law in America: A Short History

"Law in America is a little gem. It is a peerless introduction to our legal history—concise, clear, tellingly told, and beautifully written. The greatest living historian of American law has done it again."
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former president
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Travels with Herodotus by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Travels with Herodotus

From the renowned journalist comes this intimate account of his years in the field, traveling for the first time beyond the Iron Curtain to India, China, Ethiopia, and other exotic locales.

In the 1950s, Ryszard Kapuscinski finished university in Poland

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Jawbreaker: The Attack on Bin Laden and Al Qaeda: A Personal Account by the CIA's Key Field Commander by Gary Berntsen & Ralph Pezzullo
Jawbreaker: The Attack on Bin Laden and Al Qaeda: A Personal Account by the CIA's Key Field Commander

In Jawbreaker Gary Berntsen, until recently one of the CIA's most decorated officers, comes out from under cover for the first time to describe his no-holds-barred pursuit of Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda.

With his unique mix of clandestine knowledge

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His Day Is Done: A Nelson Mandela Tribute by Maya Angelou
His Day Is Done: A Nelson Mandela Tribute

He was a son of Africa who became father to a nation and, for billions of people around the world, a beacon of hope, courage, and perseverance in the face of opposition. Now, acclaimed poet Maya Angelou honors the life and remarkable soul of Nelson Mandela,
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Who Cooked the Last Supper? The Women's History of the World by Rosalind Miles
Who Cooked the Last Supper? The Women's History of the World

Men dominate history because men write history. There have been many heroes, but no heroines. This is the book that overturns that "phallusy of history," giving voice to the true history of the world — which, always and forever, must include the
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Rosalind Miles27 Oct 2014$15.00

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Sub: An Oral History of US Navy Submarines by Mark Roberts
Sub: An Oral History of US Navy Submarines

True tales of life and death as told by those who fought in the briny depths.

From the undersea warfare of World War II through the Cold War stand-offs in the deep to the cutting-edge technology of the modern U.S. Navy, submarines have evolved into the

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Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels from Los Angeles to Beijing by Ian Buruma
Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels from Los Angeles to Beijing

Who speaks for China? Is it the old men of the politbureau or an activist like Wei Jingshsheng, who spent eighteen years in prison for writing a democratic manifesto? Is China's future to be found amid the boisterous sleaze of an electoral campaign in
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Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership That Transformed America by Les Standiford
Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership That Transformed America

Here is history that reads like fiction: the riveting story of two founding fathers of American industry—Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick—and the bloody steelworkers' strike that transformed their fabled partnership into a furious rivalry.
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The Passions of Andrew Jackson by Andrew Burstein
The Passions of Andrew Jackson

Most people vaguely imagine Andrew Jackson as a jaunty warrior and a man of the people, but he was much more—a man just as complex and controversial as Jefferson or Lincoln. Now, with the first major reinterpretation of his life in a generation,
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Shah of Shahs by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Shah of Shahs

In Shah of Shahs Kapuscinski brings a mythographer's perspective and a novelist's virtuosity to bear on the overthrow of the last Shah of Iran, one of the most infamous of the United States' client-dictators, who resolved to transform his country into
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Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre
Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and suffered an astonishingly low rate of casualties. A stunning military accomplishment, it was also a masterpiece

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Easter Island: Island of Enigmas by John Dos Passos
Easter Island: Island of Enigmas

Despite sickness in the final years of his life, Dos Passos presses on for adventure. He and his wife journey to Easter Island, where they explore the history behind the famous statues—called maois.

"When I was a small boy," Dos Passos says, "some

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Another River, Another Town: A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat - 1945 by John P. Irwin
Another River, Another Town: A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat - 1945

Many narrative accounts of men in combat during World War II have conveyed the horrors and emotions of warfare. However, not many reveal in such an intimate way the struggle of innocent youth to adapt to the primitive code of "kill or be killed," to transform
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High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis by Max Frankel
High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis

One of the giants of American journalism now re-creates an unforgettable time–in which the whole world feared extinction. High Noon in the Cold War captures the Cuban Missile Crisis in a new light, from inside the hearts and minds of the famous
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Osama: The Making of a Terrorist by Jonathan Randal
Osama: The Making of a Terrorist

How is it possible for one middle-aged Saudi millionaire to threaten the world's only superpower? This is the question at the center of Jonathan Randal's riveting, timely account of Osama bin Laden's life and role in the rise of terrorism in the Middle
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Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal by Ben Macintyre
Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Washington Post Best Book of 2007
One of the Top 10 Best Books of 2007 (Entertainment Weekly)
New York Times Best of the Year Round-Up
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Another Day of Life by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Another Day of Life

In 1975, Angola was tumbling into pandemonium; everyone who could was packing crates, desperate to abandon the beleaguered colony. With his trademark bravura, Ryszard Kapuscinski went the other way, begging his was from Lisbon and comfort to Luanda—once
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The End of the Peace Process: Oslo and After by Edward W. Said
The End of the Peace Process: Oslo and After

Soon after the Oslo accords were signed in September 1993 by Israel and Palestinian Liberation Organization, Edward Said predicted that they could not lead to real peace. In these essays, most written for Arab and European newspapers, Said uncovers the

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Defense of Hill 781: An Allegory of Modern Mechanized Combat by James R. Mcdonough
Defense of Hill 781: An Allegory of Modern Mechanized Combat

In the tradition of the humorous classic Defense of Duffer's Drift, our hero's escape lies in completing a successful mission.
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Gettysburg: The Final Fury by Bruce Catton
Gettysburg: The Final Fury

This classic work by Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Catton, one of the great historians of the Civil War, takes an incisive look at the turning point of the war, when the great armies of the North and South came to Gettysburg in July 1863. Engaging and authoritative,
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Skyjack: The Hunt for D. B. Cooper by Geoffrey Gray
Skyjack: The Hunt for D. B. Cooper

"I have a bomb here and I would like you to sit by me."

That was the note handed to a stewardess by a mild-mannered passenger on a Northwest Orient flight in 1971. It was the start of one of the most astonishing whodunits in the history of American true

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Inventing Japan: 1853-1964 by Ian Buruma
Inventing Japan: 1853-1964

In a single short book as elegant as it is wise, Ian Buruma makes sense of the most fateful span of Japan's history, the period that saw as dramatic a transformation as any country has ever known. In the course of little more than a hundred years from
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Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi by Dean Faulkner Wells
Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi

In Every Day by the Sun, Dean Faulkner Wells recounts the story of the Faulkners of Mississippi, whose legacy includes pioneers, noble and ignoble war veterans, three never-convicted mur­derers, the builder of the first railroad in north Mississippi,
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Forward into Battle: Fighting Tactics from Waterloo to the Near Future by Paddy Griffin
Forward into Battle: Fighting Tactics from Waterloo to the Near Future

The first edition (1981) took a critical look at the accepted wisdom of historians who interpreted battlefield events primarily by reference to firepower. It showed that Wellington's infantry had won by their mobility rather than their musketry, that the
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The Hitler of History by John Lukacs
The Hitler of History

In this brilliant, strikingly original book, historian John Lukacs delves to the core of Adolf Hitler's life and mind by examining him through the lenses of his surprisingly diverse biographers.

Since 1945 there have been more than one hundred biographies

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All Your Base Are Belong to Us: How Fifty Years of Videogames Conquered Pop Culture by Harold Goldberg
All Your Base Are Belong to Us: How Fifty Years of Videogames Conquered Pop Culture

Through the stories of gaming's greatest innovations and most beloved creations, journalist Harold Goldberg captures the creativity, controversy--and passion--behind the videogame's meteoric rise to the top of the pop-culture pantheon.

Over the last fifty

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On the State of Egypt: What Made the Revolution Inevitable by Alaa Al Aswany
On the State of Egypt: What Made the Revolution Inevitable

"Alaa Al Aswany is among the best writers in the Middle East today, a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz, his great predecessor." –Jay Parini, The Guardian (UK)

From one of Egypt's most acclaimed novelists, here is a vivid chronicle

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The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People by James A. Michener
The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People

The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels. For five brief, glorious days in the autumn of 1956, the Hungarian revolution

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American Daughter: Discovering My Mother by Elizabeth Kendall
American Daughter: Discovering My Mother

In this beautifully crafted book, Elizabeth Kendall tells the story of a family, of a passionate attachment between a mother and a daughter and the sudden tragedy that tears it apart. American Daughter is also a brilliant portrait of wellborn women's
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The Murder of Jim Fisk for the Love of Josie Mansfield: A Tragedy of the Gilded Age by H. W. Brands
The Murder of Jim Fisk for the Love of Josie Mansfield: A Tragedy of the Gilded Age

Even before he was shot dead on the stairway of the tony Grand Central Hotel in 1872, financier James "Jubilee Jim" Fisk, Jr., was a notorious New York City figure. From his audacious attempt to corner the gold market in 1869 to his battle for control

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How to Fight Presidents: Defending Yourself Against the Badasses Who Ran This Country by Daniel O'Brien
How to Fight Presidents: Defending Yourself Against the Badasses Who Ran This Country

Make no mistake: Our founding fathers were more bandanas-and-muscles than powdered-wigs-and-tea.

As a prisoner of war, Andrew Jackson walked several miles barefoot across state lines while suffering from smallpox and a serious head wound received
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Wars I Have Seen by Gertrude Stein
Wars I Have Seen

Wars I Have Seen is the American writer Gertrude Stein's memoir of her experiences during the Second World War. Gertrude Stein was living in Europe during the time of the war.
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Light-Horse Harry Lee by Charles Royster
Light-Horse Harry Lee

In Light Horse Harry Lee, Charles Royster tells the story of a man whose career embodies the visionary promises that inspired the American Revolution, as well as the inability of the revolutionary generation to put all its ideals into practice.

The man

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The Old Revolutionaries by Pauline Maier
The Old Revolutionaries

The "old revolutionaries" were Samuel Adams, Isaac Sears, Thomas Young, Richard Henry Lee and Charels Carroll, five men who played significant roles in the American Revolution, and who are usually overlooked in history books today. Of widely varying backgrounds
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Pauline Maier30 Oct 2014$15.00

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One Generation After by Elie Wiesel
One Generation After

Twenty years after he and his family were deported from Sighet to Auschwitz, Elie Wiesel returned to his town in search of the watch—a bar mitzvah gift—he had buried in his backyard before they left.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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The Flamboya Tree: Memories of a Mother's Wartime Courage by Clara Kelly
The Flamboya Tree: Memories of a Mother's Wartime Courage

"The Flamboya Tree is a fascinating story that will leave the reader informed about a missing piece of the World War II experience, and in awe of one family's survival."
—Elizabeth M. Norman, author of We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American
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Ten Letters: The Stories Americans Tell Their President by Eli Saslow
Ten Letters: The Stories Americans Tell Their President

Every day, President Obama reads ten representative letters among the thousands he receives from citizens across the land. The letters come from people of all ages, walks of life, and political points of view. Some are heart­breaking, some angry, some
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London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets by Peter Ackroyd
London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets

London Under is a wonderful, atmospheric, imagina­tive, oozing short study of everything that goes on under London, from original springs and streams and Roman amphitheaters to Victorian sewers, gang hideouts, and modern tube stations. The depths below
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Warrior Politics: Why Leadership Demands a Pagan Ethos by Robert D. Kaplan
Warrior Politics: Why Leadership Demands a Pagan Ethos

"The side that knows when to fight and when not will take the victory. There are roadways not to be traveled, armies not to be attacked, walled cities not to be assaulted." —Sun-Tzu


We live in dangerous times, when a new kind of leadership is required.

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China in Ten Words by Yu Hua
China in Ten Words

From one of China's most acclaimed writers, his first work of nonfiction to appear in English: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades, told through personal stories and astute analysis that sharply illuminate the

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Dispatches by Michael Herr
Dispatches

"He seems to have brought to this book the ear of a musician and the eye of a painter . . . the premier war correspondence of Vietnam."--Washington Post. "The best book I have ever read on men and war in our time."--John le Carre." . . . Dispatches puts
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Michael Herr31 Oct 2014$15.00

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Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss by Dick Lehr & Gerard O'Neill
Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss

From the bestselling authors of Black Mass comes the definitive biography of Whitey Bulger, the most brutal and sadistic crime boss since Al Capone.

Drawing on a trove of sealed files and previously classified material, Whitey digs deep into the

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The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank by Willy Lindwer
The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank

The "unwritten" final chapter of Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl tells the story of the time between Anne Frank's arrest and her death through the testimony of six Jewish women who survived the hell from which Anne Frank never retumed.


From the

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Borrow: The American Way of Debt by Louis Hyman
Borrow: The American Way of Debt

In this lively history of consumer debt in America, economic historian Louis Hyman demonstrates that today's problems are not as new as we think.

Borrow examines how the rise of consumer borrowing—virtually unknown before the twentieth century—has

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King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village by Peggielene Bartels & Eleanor Herman
King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village

The charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa. King Peggy has the sweetness and quirkiness of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series
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Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath by Mimi Alford
Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In the summer of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. After just three days on the job, the privileged but sheltered young

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March Was Made of Yarn: Reflections on the Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Meltdown by Elmer Luke
March Was Made of Yarn: Reflections on the Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Meltdown

In time for the one year anniversary of the 2011 earthquake in Japan, a collection of essays and stories by Japanese writers on the devastating disaster, its aftermath, and the resolve of a people to rebuild.

On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake occurred

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Elmer Luke1 Nov 2014$15.00

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Perla by Carolina De Robertis
Perla

A coming-of-age story, based on a recent shocking chapter of Argentine history, about a young woman who makes a devastating discovery about her origins with the help of an enigmatic houseguest.

Perla Correa grew up a privileged only child in Buenos Aires,

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Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power by Rachel Maddow
Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

The #1 New York Times bestseller that charts America's dangerous drift into a state of perpetual war.

Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that we've drifted away from America's original ideals and become a nation

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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage: The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World by Hugh Brewster
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage: The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World

Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage takes us behind the paneled doors of the Titanic's elegant private suites to present compelling, memorable portraits of her most notable passengers. The intimate atmosphere onboard history's most famous ship is recreated
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Hugh Brewster1 Nov 2014$15.00

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Titanic: The Death and Life of a Legend by Michael Davie
Titanic: The Death and Life of a Legend

In this gripping, deeply researched exploration of the Titanic's tragic sinking, journalist Michael Davie investigates the events, controversies, and legends that have surrounded the disaster. Sifting through historical documents and survivors' accounts,
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Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa by Tim Brady
Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa

The Dirty Dozen meets Band of Brothers in this true story of how a rusty old New Orleans banana boat staffed with an unlikely crew of international merchant seamen, a gang of inmates from a local jail, and a French harbor pilot spirited out of Morocco
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The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr by Henry W. Brands
The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

Though he was a hero of the Revolutionary War, a prominent New York politician, and vice president of the United States, Aaron Burr is today best remembered as the villain who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel.

But as H. W. Brands demonstrates in this

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Darwin: Portrait of a Genius by Paul Johnson
Darwin: Portrait of a Genius

A "riveting" (The Wall Street Journal) biography of one of the most influential and controversial scientists in Western history

Acclaimed historian and biographer Paul Johnson turns his keen eye on Charles Darwin, the towering figure whose work continues

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The Order of Days: The Maya World and the Truth About 2012 by David Stuart
The Order of Days: The Maya World and the Truth About 2012

The world's foremost expert on Maya culture looks at 2012 hysteria and explains the truth about what the Maya meant and what we want to believe.

Apocalypse 2012: An Investigation into Civilizations End. The World Cataclysm in 2012. 2012: The return

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Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats by Kristen Iversen
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats

Full Body Burden is a haunting work of narrative nonfiction about a young woman, Kristen Iversen, growing up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant once designated "the most contaminated site in America." It's

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Road to Valour: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation by Aili Mcconnon & Andres Mcconnon
Road to Valour: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation

Road to Valor is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest comeback in Tour de France history and secretly aided the Italian resistance during World War II.

Gino Bartali is best known as an Italian

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Eat the City: A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Win by Robin Shulman
Eat the City: A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Win

New York is not a city for growing and manufacturing food. It's a money and real estate city, with less naked earth and industry than high-rise glass and concrete. Yet in this intimate, visceral, and beautifully written book, Robin Shulman introduces the
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The Great Game: The Myths and Reality of Espionage by Frederick P. Hitz
The Great Game: The Myths and Reality of Espionage

In this riveting insider's account, a former inspector general of the CIA compares actual espionage cases and practices with classic and popular spy fiction, showing that the real world of espionage is nearly always stranger and more complicated than even
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Frederick P. Hitz2 Nov 2014$15.00

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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

The name Genghis Khan often conjures the image of a relentless, bloodthirsty barbarian on horseback leading a ruthless band of nomadic warriors in the looting of the civilized world. But the surprising truth is that Genghis Khan was a visionary leader
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Jack Weatherford2 Nov 2014$15.00

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The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo
The Travels of Marco Polo

Marco Polo's account of his journey throughout the East in the thirteenth century was one of the earliest European travel narratives, and it remains the most important. The merchant-traveler from Venice, the first to cross the entire continent of Asia,
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Here Is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History by Andrew Carroll
Here Is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History

Here Is Where chronicles Andrew Carroll's eye-opening – and at times hilarious -- journey across America to find and explore unmarked historic sites where extraordinary moments occurred and remarkable individuals once lived. Sparking the idea

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Operation Storm: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II by John Geoghegan
Operation Storm: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II

The riveting true story of Japan's top secret plan to change the course of World War II using a squadron of mammoth submarines a generation ahead of their time

In 1941, the architects of Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor planned a bold follow-up:

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Born on a Mountaintop: On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier by Bob Thompson
Born on a Mountaintop: On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier

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,
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A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey by Quang Pham
A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey

A memoir by a former Vietnamese refugee who became a U.S. Marine, Quang Pham's A Sense of Duty is an affecting story of fate, hope, and the aftermath of the most divisive war the United States has ever fought. This heartfelt salute to the spirit of America
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To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders by Bernard Bailyn
To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders

Two time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bernard Bailyn has distilled a lifetime of study into this brilliant illumination of the ideas and world of the Founding Fathers. In five succinct essays he reveals the origins, depth, and global impact of their
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Exploring Lewis and Clark: Reflections on Men and Wilderness by Thomas P. Slaughter
Exploring Lewis and Clark: Reflections on Men and Wilderness

This provocative work challenges traditional accounts of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's expedition across the continent and back again. Uncovering deeper meanings in the explorers' journals and lives, Exploring Lewis and Clark exposes their self-perceptions
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Thomas P. Slaughter2 Nov 2014$15.00

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Executioner's Current: Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and the Invention of the Electric Chair by Richard Moran
Executioner's Current: Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and the Invention of the Electric Chair

In this amazing story of high stakes competition between two titans, Richard Moran shows how the electric chair developed not out of the desire to be more humane but through an effort by one nineteenth-century electric company to discredit the other.

In

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Letters from Vietnam: Voices of War by Bill Adler
Letters from Vietnam: Voices of War

"No heroes, everyone did their part, and everyone was scared to death."

They are the words of soldier Mark W. Harms in 1968, summing up his combat experience during the Vietnam War. His stunning letter home is just one of hundreds featured in this
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Dreamland: Europeans and Jews in the Aftermath of the Great War by Howard M. Sachar
Dreamland: Europeans and Jews in the Aftermath of the Great War

By the end of World War I, in November 1918, Europe's old authoritarian empires had fallen, and new and seemingly democratic governments were rising from the debris. As successor states found their place on the map, many hoped that a more liberal Europe
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Howard M. Sachar2 Nov 2014$15.00

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Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble by Roger Cohen
Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble

In February of 1945, 350 American POWs, selected because they were Jews, thought to resemble Jews or simply by malicious caprice, were transported by cattle car to Berga, a concentration camp in eastern Germany. Here, the soldiers were worked to death,
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The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama by Gwen Ifill
The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama

In The Breakthrough, veteran journalist Gwen Ifill surveys the American political landscape, shedding new light on the impact of Barack Obama's stunning presidential victory and introducing the emerging young African American politicians forging a bold
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Lincoln in the World: The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power by Kevin Peraino
Lincoln in the World: The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power

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

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Kevin Peraino3 Nov 2014$15.00

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Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing by Anya von Bremzen
Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing

A James Beard Award-winning writer captures life under the Red socialist banner in this wildly inventive, tragicomic memoir of feasts, famines, and three generations

Born in 1963, in an era of bread shortages, Anya grew up in a communal Moscow apartment

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American Scoundrel: The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles by Thomas Keneally
American Scoundrel: The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles

Hero, adulterer, bon vivant, murderer and rogue, Dan Sickles led the kind of existence that was indeed stranger than fiction. Throughout his life he exhibited the kind of exuberant charm and lack of scruple that wins friends, seduces women, and gets people
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Thomas Keneally3 Nov 2014$15.00

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The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows by Brian Castner
The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows

In the tradition of Michael Herr's Dispatches and works by such masters of the memoir as Mary Karr and Tobias Wolff, a powerful account of war and homecoming.

Brian Castner served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two of them as the commander
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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 by Robert Graysmith
Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer - and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco

The first biography of the little-known real-life Tom Sawyer (a friend of Mark Twain during his brief tenure as a California newspaper reporter), told through a harrowing account of Sawyer's involvement in the hunt for a serial arsonist who terrorized

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Geronimo: His Own Story: The Autobiography of a Great Patriot Warrior by Geronimo & S. M. Barrett
Geronimo: His Own Story: The Autobiography of a Great Patriot Warrior

In the early 1900s, when Geronimo was taken prisoner, Barrett commissioned an interpreter to interview the Native American warrior. Told in his own words, this is the story of his life and people.
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A World Apart: Imprisonment in a Soviet Labor Camp During World War II by Gustaw Herling
A World Apart: Imprisonment in a Soviet Labor Camp During World War II

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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A Short History of Financial Euphoria by John Kenneth Galbraith
A Short History of Financial Euphoria

The world-renowned economist offers "dourly irreverent analyses of financial debacle from the tulip craze of the seventeenth century to the recent plague of junk bonds."-The Atlantic.
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John Kenneth Galbraith5 Nov 2014$15.00

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South: The Endurance Expedition by Ernest Shackleton
South: The Endurance Expedition

Veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's excruciating and inspiring expedition to Antarctica aboard the Endurance has long captured the public imagination. South is his own first-hand account of this epic adventure.

As war clouds darkened over Europe in

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A Russian Journal by John Steinbeck
A Russian Journal

Steinbeck and Capa's account of their journey through Cold War Russia is a classic piece of reportage and travel writing.

Just after the Iron Curtain fell on Eastern Europe, Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Steinbeck and acclaimed war photographer

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Thoreau's account of his 1839 boat trip is a finely crafted tapestry of travel writing, essays, and lyrical poetry. Thoreau interweaves descriptions of natural phenomena, the rural landscape, and local characters with digressions on literature and philosophy,
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Motherland: Beyond the Holocaust: A Mother-Daughter Journey to Reclaim the Past by Fern Schumer Chapman
Motherland: Beyond the Holocaust: A Mother-Daughter Journey to Reclaim the Past

One woman's moving story of her journey with her mother to find their past and the tragedy that haunts itIn 1937, Edith Westerfeld's parents--before being killed by the Nazis--sent her from Germany to live with relatives in America. Fifty-four years
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Mao Zedong: A Life by Jonathan D. Spence
Mao Zedong: A Life

"Spence draws upon his extensive knowledge of Chinese politics and culture to create an illuminating picture of Mao. . . . Superb." (Chicago Tribune)

From humble origins in the provinces, Mao Zedong rose to absolute power, unifying with an iron fist

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Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier by Timothy J. Shannon
Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier

The newest addition to the Penguin Library of American Indian History explores the most influential Native American Confederacy

More than perhaps any other Native American group, the Iroquois found it to their advantage to interact with and adapt to

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Call of Duty: My Life Before, During and After the Band of Brothers by Lynn Compton & Marcus Brotherton
Call of Duty: My Life Before, During and After the Band of Brothers

The national bestselling World War II memoir with a foreword by John McCain.

As part of the elite 101st Airborne paratroopers, Lt. Lynn "Buck" Compton fought in critical battles of World War II as a member of Easy Company, immortalized as the Band of

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Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies by Ian Buruma & Avishai Margalit
Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies

Twenty-five years ago, Edward Said's Orientalism spawned a generation of scholarship on the denigrating and dangerous mirage of "the East" in the Western colonial mind. But "the West" is the more dangerous mirage of our own time, Ian Buruma and Avishai
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Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History by Patrick Hunt
Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History

The world's greatest archaeological finds and what they tell us about lost civilizations

Renowned archaeologist Patrick Hunt brings his top ten list of ancient archaeological discoveries to life in this concise and captivating book. The Rosetta Stone,

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When War Played Through: Golf During Wolrd War II by John Strege
When War Played Through: Golf During Wolrd War II

World War II transformed the American home front, and golf was no exception. The world-famous Masters course at Augusta National became a farm to ease food shortages. Ben Hogan and Sam Snead were drafted, and Bobby Jones enlisted. Rubber rationing forced
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Legion of the Lost: The True Experience of An American in the French Foreign Legion by Jaime Salazar
Legion of the Lost: The True Experience of An American in the French Foreign Legion

The son of underpaid Mexican immigrants, Jaime earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue. But at twenty-three, he was disillusioned with the corporate fast track. So he became an outcast American in a hard-bitten group of recruits-men on the
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The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale by Owen Chase & Thomas Nickerson
The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale

The gripping first-hand narrative of the whaling ship disaster that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick and informed Nathaniel Philbrick's monumental history, In the Heart of the Sea.

In 1820, the Nantucket whaleship Essex was rammed by an angry sperm

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Bloody Roads to Germany: At Huertgen Forest and the Bulge - an American Soldier's Courageous Story of World War II by William F. Meller
Bloody Roads to Germany: At Huertgen Forest and the Bulge - an American Soldier's Courageous Story of World War II

He never planned on becoming a leader-or a hero . . .

In early October of 1944 Private William Meller was 20 years old. Joining I Company, 28th Divison as a rifleman, he was indoctrinated on the front line to the horrors of fighting the battle-hardened

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Pacific Alamo: The Battle for Wake Island by John Wukovits
Pacific Alamo: The Battle for Wake Island

It happened in the shadow of Pearl Harbor-mere hours after the first attack on the day that would "live in infamy." But few know the full story of Wake Island. Now a prominent military historian, breaking new ground on the assault, relates the compelling
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The Falcon by John Tanner
The Falcon

John Tanner's fascinating autobiography tells the story of a man torn between white society and the Native Americans with whom he identified.

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My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass
My Bondage and My Freedom

Ex-slave Frederick Douglass's second autobiography-written after ten years of reflection following his legal emancipation in 1846 and his break with his mentor William Lloyd Garrison-catapulted Douglass into the international spotlight as the foremost
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After the Fact: The Surprising Fates of American History's Heroes, Villains, and Supporting Characters by Owen J. Hurd
After the Fact: The Surprising Fates of American History's Heroes, Villains, and Supporting Characters

"Where Are They Now?" meets History 101.

We're all familiar with the seminal events and key players in our nation's history. But what about the lives lived after the fact?

Picking up where traditional histories leave off, After the Fact uncovers

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The Mystery of Olga Chekhova by Antony Beevor
The Mystery of Olga Chekhova

In his latest work, Antony Beevor—bestselling author of Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin 1945 and one of our most respected historians of World War II—brings us the true, little-known story of a family torn apart by revolution and war. Olga
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The Real History of the End of the World: Apocalyptic Predictions from Revelation and Nostradamus to Y2K and 2012 by Sharan Newman
The Real History of the End of the World: Apocalyptic Predictions from Revelation and Nostradamus to Y2K and 2012

From the author of The Real History Behind the Templars--the origins and stories behind end-of-the-world predictions throughout history, from Revelations to 2012.

In entertaining and sharp prose, historian Sharan Newman explores theories of world

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The Lakotas and the Black Hills: The Struggle for Sacred Ground by Jeffrey Ostler
The Lakotas and the Black Hills: The Struggle for Sacred Ground

A concise and engrossing account of the Lakota and the battle to regain their homeland.

The Lakota Indians made their home in the majestic Black Hills mountain range during the last millennium, drawing on the hills' endless bounty for physical and spiritual

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Crazy Horse: A Life by Larry McMurtry
Crazy Horse: A Life

Legends cloud the life of Crazy Horse, a seminal figure in American history but an enigma even to his own people in his own day. This superb biography looks back across more than 120 years at the life and death of this great Sioux warrior who became a
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The Jasons: The Secret History of Science's Postwar Elite by Ann Finkbeiner
The Jasons: The Secret History of Science's Postwar Elite

The Jasons are a well-guarded group of world-class scientists, briefly outed in the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam War, who have been meeting every summer since 1960 to tackle classified problems that the Defense Department cannot solve. Among many
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It's My Party Too: The Battle for the Heart of the GOP and the Future of America by Christine Todd Whitman
It's My Party Too: The Battle for the Heart of the GOP and the Future of America

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Generation Kill by Evan Wright
Generation Kill

Read Evan Wright's posts on the Penguin Blog.

Read about the Penguin Group (USA) partnership with HBO in support of the Generation Kill Troop Drive here.They were called a generation without heroes.
Then they were called upon to be heroes.

Within

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The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears by Theda Perdue & Michael Green
The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears

In the early nineteenth century, the U.S. government shifted its policy from trying to assimilate American Indians to relocating them, and proceeded to forcibly drive seventeen thousand Cherokees from their homelands. This journey of exile became known
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The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family by Martha Raddatz
The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family

The First Cavalry Division came under surprise attack in Sadr City on April 4, 2004, now known as "Black Sunday." On the homefront, over 7,000 miles away, their families awaited the news for forty-eight hellish hours-expecting the worst. ABC News' chief
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The Real History Behind the Da Vinci Code by Sharan Newman
The Real History Behind the Da Vinci Code

Millions have been enthralled by The Da Vinci Code's fascinating historical speculations-and the blockbuster novel's audience has also made bestsellers of several books offering to separate the facts from the fiction.

This comprehensive, encyclopedic

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Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism by Cornel West
Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism

In his major bestseller, Race Matters, philosopher Cornel West burst onto the national scene with his searing analysis of the scars of racism in American democracy. Race Matters has become a contemporary classic, still in print after ten years, having
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Onward We Charge: The Heroic Story of Darby's Rangers in World War II by H. Paul Jeffers
Onward We Charge: The Heroic Story of Darby's Rangers in World War II

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The Shawnees and the War for America by Colin Calloway
The Shawnees and the War for America

With the courage and resilience embodied by their legendary leader Tecumseh, the Shawnees waged a war of territorial and cultural resistance for half a century. Noted historian Colin G. Calloway details the political and legal battles and the bloody fighting
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Battleground Atlantic: How the Sinking of a Single Japanese Submarine Assured the Outcome of WW II by Richard N. Billings
Battleground Atlantic: How the Sinking of a Single Japanese Submarine Assured the Outcome of WW II

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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What Ifs? Of American History by Robert Cowley
What Ifs? Of American History

Did Eisenhower avoid a showdown with Stalin by not taking Berlin before the Soviets? What might have happened if JFK hadn't been assassinated? This new volume in the widely praised series presents fascinating "what if..." scenarios by such prominent historians
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Greetings From Afghanistan, Send More Ammo: Dispatches from Taliban Country by Benjamin Tupper
Greetings From Afghanistan, Send More Ammo: Dispatches from Taliban Country

"Raw, direct, and powerful...

This work is vitally important." -Ken Stern, former CEO of National Public Radio

Benjamin Tupper takes us inside the intricacies of the war, opening up a unique and multifaceted view of Afghan culture and warfare, and

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Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber by Stephen Yafa
Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber

In the tradition of Mark Kurlansky's Cod and Salt, this endlessly revealing book reminds us that the fiber we think of as ordinary is the world's most powerful cash crop, and that it has shaped the destiny of nations. Ranging from its domestication
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Ill Fares the Land by Tony Judt
Ill Fares the Land

A gift to the next generation of engaged citizens, from one of our most celebrated intellectuals.

As the economic collapse of 2008 made clear, the social contract that defined postwar life in Europe and America-the guarantee of security, stability,

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The Little Book of Heartbreak: Love Gone Wrong Through the Ages by Meghan Laslocky
The Little Book of Heartbreak: Love Gone Wrong Through the Ages

The perfect anti-valentine: a whirlwind tour through love's most crushing moments

What's the best way to mend a broken heart? Forget ice cream, wine, and sappy movies. Journalist Meghan Laslocky advises: Read through the pain. From forbidden love in 12th

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Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom inthe West by Blaine Harden
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom inthe West

The heartwrenching New York Times bestseller about the only known person born inside a North Korean prison camp to have escaped

North Korea's political prison camps have existed twice as long as Stalin's Soviet gulags and twelve times as long as the

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Scandalous Women: The Lives and Loves of History's Most Notorious Women by Elizabeth Kerri Mahon
Scandalous Women: The Lives and Loves of History's Most Notorious Women

Throughout history women have caused wars, defied the rules, and brought men to their knees. The famous and the infamous, queens, divorcées, actresses, and outlaws have created a ruckus during their lifetimes-turning heads while making waves. Scandalous
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Combat Swimmer: Memoirs of a Navy SEAL by Robert A. Gormly
Combat Swimmer: Memoirs of a Navy SEAL

For the first time in trade paperback-a classic memoir of Navy SEALs in action.

In gripping prose, Captain Robert A. Gormly tells about his days as a leader in the Navy SEALs- taking readers into the night, into the water, and into battle on some of

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Hellcats: The Epic Story of World War II's Most Daring Submarine Raid by Peter Sasgen
Hellcats: The Epic Story of World War II's Most Daring Submarine Raid

"Sasgen vividly recounts the pulsating drama of the Hellcats." - Naval History

In 1945, American sub force commanders believed that if the Japanese merchant fleet was sunk, the enemy would be forced to surrender. The problem: the ships were protected

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Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community by Brenda J. Child
Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community

A groundbreaking exploration of the remarkable women in Native American communities

In this well-researched and deeply felt account, Brenda J. Child, a professor and a member of the Red Lake Ojibwe tribe, gives Native American women their due, detailing

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101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . butDidn't! by Tim Maltin & Eloise Aston
101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . butDidn't!

April 15th, 2012, will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

People have an endless fascination with the Titanic, yet much of what they know today is a mixture of fact and fiction. In one hundred and one brief and engaging chapters,

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Slinging Mud: Rude Nicknames, Scurrilous Slogans, and Insulting Slang from Two Centuries of American Politics by Rosemarie Ostler
Slinging Mud: Rude Nicknames, Scurrilous Slogans, and Insulting Slang from Two Centuries of American Politics

Two Centuries of Scandalous Rumors, Over-the-Top Insults, and Low-Down Slurs.

We bemoan the loss of civility in public discourse these days, but mudslinging is an American tradition as old as the republic. Not everyone admired the Father of Our Country.

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Rosemarie Ostler11 Nov 2014$15.00

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An Unlikely Conservative: The Transformation Of An Ex-liber by Linda Chavez
An Unlikely Conservative: The Transformation Of An Ex-liber

An Unlikely Conservative
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Linda Chavez13 Nov 2014$15.00

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Chasing Churchill: The Travels of Winston Churchill by Celia Sandys
Chasing Churchill: The Travels of Winston Churchill

Chasing Churchill
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Signor Marconi's Magic Box: The Most Remarkable Invention Of The 19th Century & The Amateur Inventor Whose Genius Sparked A Revo by Gavin Weightman
Signor Marconi's Magic Box: The Most Remarkable Invention Of The 19th Century & The Amateur Inventor Whose Genius Sparked A Revo

The extraordinary and often bizarre story of an amateur inventor and how his "magic box" changed the world
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Gavin Weightman13 Nov 2014$15.00

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The Great Equal Society: Confucianism, China and the 21st Century by Young-oak Kim & Jung-kyu Kim
The Great Equal Society: Confucianism, China and the 21st Century

Confucianism is the guiding creed for a quarter of mankind, yet hardly anyone has explained it in plain terms — until now. Written in a style both intelligible and enjoyable for the global audience, The Great Equal Society distils the core ideas

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Jung-kyu Kim
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Black McIntosh to Gold by Lois Shepheard
Black McIntosh to Gold

An exquisitely detailed portrayal of settlement Australia in the 1800s, Black McIntosh to Gold spans a century as it traces a family's migration from a fishing village in the far north of Scotland to the goldfields of New South Wales. One after another,
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Lois Shepheard20 Nov 2014$15.00

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With the Beatles by Lewis Lapham
With the Beatles

Halfway between the summer of love and the Tet offensive, the Beatles went to India to study with the Maharishi—and Lewis Lapham, esteemed Harper's editor and award-winning writer, was there. WITH THE BEATLES is a remarkable book of cultural commentary
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Black McIntosh to Gold by Lois Shepheard
Black McIntosh to Gold

An exquisitely detailed portrayal of settlement Australia in the 1800s, Black McIntosh to Gold spans a century as it traces a family's migration from a fishing village in the far north of Scotland to the goldfields of New South Wales. One after another,
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Lois Shepheard21 Nov 2014$15.00

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Our Stories, Their Stories: Captured Moments of Canadian History Gifted to Us by Canadian Seniors by Natalie Patricia Fraser
Our Stories, Their Stories: Captured Moments of Canadian History Gifted to Us by Canadian Seniors

Our elders are our teachers. They have much wisdom to share, gained from the experience of their lives. HelpAge Canada is proud to present Our Stories, Their Stories to give our seniors an opportunity have their voice heard. This collection contains truly
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Time, Narrative, and History by David Carr
Time, Narrative, and History

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The Men of the North: The Britons of Southern Scotland by Tim Clarkson
The Men of the North: The Britons of Southern Scotland

The North Britons are the least-known among the inhabitants of early medieval Scotland. Like the Picts and Vikings they played an important role in the shaping of Scottish history during the first millennium AD but their part is often neglected or ignored.
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From an Antique Land: Visual Representations of the Highlands and Islands 1700-1880 by Anne MacLeod
From an Antique Land: Visual Representations of the Highlands and Islands 1700-1880

This book looks at visual images as an alternative and undervalued source of evidence for ideas about the Scottish Gaidhealtachd in the period 1700 - 1880. Illustrated with 100 plates, it brings together many little known and previously unrelated images.
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Scotland: Mapping the Nation by Chris Fleet & Margaret Wilkes & Charles W. J. Withers
Scotland: Mapping the Nation

Whilst documents and other written material are obvious resources that help shape our view of the past, maps too can say much about a nation's history. This is the first book to take maps seriously as a form of history, from the earliest representations
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Boswell's Edinburgh Journals: 1767-1786 by Hugh M. Milne
Boswell's Edinburgh Journals: 1767-1786

James Boswell's relish for life, unflinching honesty and wide social contacts make him one of the raciest and most entertaining of all diarists.

This is a one-volume edition of the journals he kept while making his living as an advocate in eighteenth-century

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A New Race of Men: Scotland 1815¿1914 by Michael Fry
A New Race of Men: Scotland 1815¿1914

War opened and closed Scotland's greatest century: a pitiless part in the defeat of Naploeon in 1815, a huge blood-sacrifice for the sake of victory from 1914. In between came the greatest contributions to the progress and happiness of the rest of mankind
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Blood and Rage: History of Terrorism by Michael Burleigh
Blood and Rage: History of Terrorism

In this sweeping and deeply penetrating work, distinguished historian Michael Burleigh explores the nature of terrorism from its origins in the West to the current global threat fueled by fundamentalists. Burleigh takes us from the roots of terrorism

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We Fought at Arnhem by Mike Rossiter
We Fought at Arnhem

Operation Market Garden: a plan to capture the bridge over the Rhine at Arnhem and outflank the German front.

In all twelve thousand airborne troops were to land, either by parachute or glider, at three drop zones and move towards their objective.

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Mike Rossiter16 Jul 2014$15.28

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We Remember D-Day by Frank Shaw & Joan Shaw
We Remember D-Day

'On leaving the plane I can only say I felt very lonely, except that the sky was full of bullets coming upwards. Fortunately, it wasn't long before my feet hit the ground with a thud. Almost as soon as my feet touched the ground, I was to find that I

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Frank Shaw &
Joan Shaw
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One Night in Turin: The Inside Story of a World Cup that Changed our Footballing Nation Forever by Pete Davies
One Night in Turin: The Inside Story of a World Cup that Changed our Footballing Nation Forever

NOW ALSO A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE.

It was the World Cup semi-finals. On 4th July, 1990, in a stadium in Turin, Gazza cried, England lost and football changed forever.

This is the inside story of Italia '90 - we meet the players, the hooligans, the agents,

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Siege of Kustrin 1945: Gateway to Berlin by Tony Le Tissier
Siege of Kustrin 1945: Gateway to Berlin

The unexpected arrival of Soviet troops at the end of January 1945 at the ancient fortress and garrison town of Küstrin came as a tremendous shock to the German High Command-the Soviets were now only 50 miles from Berlin itself. The Red Army needed the
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Magnum! The Wild Weasels in Desert Storm: The Elimination of Iraq's Air Defence by Braxton R. Eisel & James A. Schreiner
Magnum! The Wild Weasels in Desert Storm: The Elimination of Iraq's Air Defence

This book is based upon a journal Jim Schreiner kept during his deployment to the Persian Gulf region for Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM. Building upon that record and the recollections of other F-4G Wild Weasel aircrew, the authors show a slice
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Underground Warfare 1914-1918 by Simon Jones
Underground Warfare 1914-1918

Simon Jones's graphic history of underground warfare during the Great War uses personal reminiscences to convey the danger and suspense of this unconventional form of conflict. He describes how the underground soldiers of the opposing armies engaged in
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Killing the Bismarck: Destroying the Pride of Hitler's Fleet by Iain Ballantyne
Killing the Bismarck: Destroying the Pride of Hitler's Fleet

In May 1941, the German battleship Bismarck, accompanied by heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen, broke out into the Atlantic, to attack Allied shipping. The Royal Navy's pursuit and subsequent destruction of Bismarck was an epic of naval warfare. In this new account
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The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Imperial Naval Air Service by Peter J. Edwards
The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Imperial Naval Air Service

This book describes in considerable detail the people, events ships and aircraft that shaped the Air Service from its origins in the late 19th century to its demise in 1945. The formative years began when a British Naval Mission was established in Japan
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General Boy: The Life of Lieutenant General Sir Frederick Browning by Richard Mead
General Boy: The Life of Lieutenant General Sir Frederick Browning

This is the first biography of 'Boy' Browning, whose name is inextricably linked with the creation and employment of Britain's airborne forces in the Second World War. Commissioned into the Grenadier Guards, Browning served on the Western Front, earning
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Wavell - Soldier and Statesman by Victoria Schofield
Wavell - Soldier and Statesman

Archibald Wavell's life and career makes a marvelous subject. Not only did he reach the highest rank (Field Marshal) and become an Earl and Viceroy of India but his character was complex. He joined the Black Watch in 1901. He stood out during the Great
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Very Fine Commander, A: The Memories of General 'Nap' Murray GCB KBE DSO by John Donovan
Very Fine Commander, A: The Memories of General 'Nap' Murray GCB KBE DSO

The contrast between soldiering in peace and war is well illustrated by 'Nap' Murray's experiences. It took him 16 years to reach the substantive rank of Major in 1938 but by 1944 he was an acting Lieutenant General. His fascinating memoirs, skillfully
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Charging Against Wellington: The French Cavalry in the Peninsular War, 1807-1814 by Robert Burnham
Charging Against Wellington: The French Cavalry in the Peninsular War, 1807-1814

Like the author's previous book, The British Army Against Napoleon, Charging Against Wellington draws heavily on primary sources, manuals, memoirs, and regimental histories to bring to life the officers and men of the regiments that fought. The book is
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First in the Field: 651 Squadron Army Air Corps by Guy Warner
First in the Field: 651 Squadron Army Air Corps

651 was the first Air Observation Post (AOP) Squadron, formed at Old Sarum on August 1 1941 to work closely with army units in artillery spotting and liaison. It was still part of the RAF but all the pilots, drivers and signalers were from the Royal Artillery,
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Japan's Last Bid for Victory: The Invasion of India, 1944 by Robert Lyman
Japan's Last Bid for Victory: The Invasion of India, 1944

Robert Lyman's deep knowledge and understanding of the war in Burma, and the great battles at Kohima and Imphal in 1944, are well known. In this book he uses original documents, published works and personal accounts to weave together an enthralling account
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Harry Smith's Last Throw: The Eight Cape Frontier War 1850-1853 by Keith Smith
Harry Smith's Last Throw: The Eight Cape Frontier War 1850-1853

The War of Mlanjeni was the longest conflict in South African history until the second Anglo-Boer War. The loss of life was substantially heavier than that of the Zulu War of 1879 and the political after-effects of it were significantly greater than those
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Tunnel Rats: The larrikin Aussie legends who discovered the Vietcong's secret weapon by Jimmy Thomson & Sandy MacGregor
Tunnel Rats: The larrikin Aussie legends who discovered the Vietcong's secret weapon

The thrilling story of the young Australian Army engineers of 3 Field Troop who were the first allied soldiers to risk their lives in the darkness of the Vietcong tunnels of South Vietnam.
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Aboriginals and the Mining Industry: Case studies of the Australian experience by David Cousins & John Nieuwenhuysen
Aboriginals and the Mining Industry: Case studies of the Australian experience

Aboriginals and the Mining Industry reviews the participation of Aborigines in mining company employment. It examines the contribution of land rights legislation to protecting Aboriginal interests, and it asks how far the growth of mining in remote parts
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Innocence and War by Ian Strathcarron
Innocence and War

In 1867 the Daily Alta California commissioned Mark Twain to cover the story of the world's first luxury cruise, a six-month round tour to the Holy Land from New York on board the Quaker City, an ex-Civil War Mississippi side-wheel paddle steamer. The
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The Northern Conquest: Vikings in Britain and Ireland by Katherine Holman
The Northern Conquest: Vikings in Britain and Ireland

Most historical accounts examine the Viking Age in one part rather than the whole region of the British Isles and Ireland. Very few pay attention to the continued contact between England and Scandinavia in the post-Norman Conquest period. This book aims
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The Portuguese: A Portrait of a People by Barry Hatton
The Portuguese: A Portrait of a People

Portugal is an established member of the European Union, one of the founders of the euro currency and a founder member of NATO. Yet it is an inconspicuous and largely overlooked country on the continent's south-west rim. In the fifteenth- and sixteenth-century
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Enduring Freedom: An Afghan Anthology by Ryan Gearing
Enduring Freedom: An Afghan Anthology

This brand new anthology has been compiled to commemorate 10 years in Afghanistan. Announced in November 2010, contributions for a book of war poems were sought, and aided by appeals in the media, including BFBS Radio, the Army Families Federation and
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More Than Cowboys: Travels Through the History of the American West by Tim Slessor
More Than Cowboys: Travels Through the History of the American West

So many books about the American West leave out the more intriguing details: When, in 1803, the young USA doubled its size with the purchase from France of an unexplored vastness called La Louisiane, it was a British bank which lent the Americans most
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Mr. Lincoln Goes to War by William Marvel
Mr. Lincoln Goes to War

"The Civil War's master historical detective" reveals how Lincoln blundered into war.

Stephen Sears has called William Marvel "the Civil War's master historical detective," and in this groundbreaking book Marvel investigates the mystery of how the war

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Women in Utah History by Patricia Lyn Scott & Linda Thatcher
Women in Utah History

A project of the Utah Women's History Association and cosponsored by the Utah State Historical Society, Paradigm or Paradox provides the first thorough survey of the complicated history of all Utah women. Some of the finest historians studying Utah examine
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American Notes by Charles Dickens
American Notes

American Notes is the fascinating travel journal of one of nineteenth-century America's most celebrated visitors: Charles Dickens. A lively chronicle of his five-month trip around the United States in 1842, the book records the author's adventures journeying
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Bolt Of Fate: Benjamin Franklin And His Fabulous Kite by Tom Tucker
Bolt Of Fate: Benjamin Franklin And His Fabulous Kite

Bolt Of Fate
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The Treaty: Every New Zealander's Guide to the Treaty of Waitangi by Marcia Stenson
The Treaty: Every New Zealander's Guide to the Treaty of Waitangi

A clear and concise explanation of the Treaty of Waitangi for everyday readers.This book covers the history of the Treaty — from the events leading up to the signing, the signing and the Maori and English versions — and it also looks at the wider

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Busy Families by Grace Pezzimenti
Busy Families

What does your family do each day? This eBook looks at what several families are doing at certain hours of the day. Along the way, it teaches an important math concept: how to tell time by the hour.
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How Many Cookies? Learning to Subtract 1 from One-Digit Numbers by Judi Austin
How Many Cookies? Learning to Subtract 1 from One-Digit Numbers

Delicious cookies are an excellent combination with basic math concepts. In this eBook, readers will learn to subtract 1 from one-digit numbers.
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Counting at the Store: Learning to Count from 6 to 10 by Elizabeth Kernan
Counting at the Store: Learning to Count from 6 to 10

Going to the store can be a great counting lesson. In this informative eBook, early readers will learn to count from 6 to 10.
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Count the Ways to Get Around: Learning to Count to 5 by Joan Chapman
Count the Ways to Get Around: Learning to Count to 5

There are a lot of ways to help people move from place to place. This eBook focuses on the different modes of transportation while teaching readers how to count to 5.
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Near and Far at the Beach: Learning Spatial Awareness Concepts by Amanda Boyd
Near and Far at the Beach: Learning Spatial Awareness Concepts

This eBook combines core math curriculum with the fun of a day at the beach. Labeled diagrams and colorful photographs make this an excellent learning resource for early math learners.
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On the Ball: Learning to Identify the Place Values of Ones and Tens by Autumn Leigh
On the Ball: Learning to Identify the Place Values of Ones and Tens

This eBook for developing readers and early math learners teaches important math concepts in a fun, real world setting. This eBook helps readers learn to identify the place values of ones and tens.
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Signs on the Road: Learning to Identify the Four Basic Geometric Shapes by Autumn Leigh
Signs on the Road: Learning to Identify the Four Basic Geometric Shapes

Signs on the road can impart valuable information to drivers and pedestrians. This eBook shows readers how to recognize and name the four basic geometric shapes using road signs.
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The Names of Numbers: Learning How Numbers Are Represented With Words by Bonnie Leech
The Names of Numbers: Learning How Numbers Are Represented With Words

This eBook for early readers and math students teaches how to represent numbers using words.
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Who's Short? Who's Tall? Learning to Compare Heights by Kailee Herbst
Who's Short? Who's Tall? Learning to Compare Heights

This eBook compares the heights of different people in a simple, fun math lesson. Well-labeled photographs and diagrams help make the lesson easy-to-follow.
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Lots of Clocks: Learning About Tools That Measure Time by Kailee Herbst
Lots of Clocks: Learning About Tools That Measure Time

This eBook for early readers and math learners explains the tools we use for measuring time: clocks.
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Let's Eat Lunch: Learning About Picture Graphs by Susan Vaughan
Let's Eat Lunch: Learning About Picture Graphs

Lunch can be one of the best parts of the day, especially when it's combined with a tasty math lesson. This eBook teaches readers how to read picture graphs with the help of well-labeled graphics and colorful photographs.
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Jobs Around Town: Learning to Sort and Classify by Eileen Cartogna
Jobs Around Town: Learning to Sort and Classify

This eBook for early math learners shows readers some of the jobs that people hold in their community. Along the way, they will learn the important math concepts of sorting and classifying.
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War To Make Peace: Machen Frieden by F. J. P O'Connell
War To Make Peace: Machen Frieden

People want and need to understand. What happened is what makes us who we are, what we do and most importantly how we do it. This book is in pursuance of that understanding.
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Claret and Blue Blood: Pumping Life into West Ham United by Ben Sharratt & Kirk Blows
Claret and Blue Blood: Pumping Life into West Ham United

From the World Cup-winning days of Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters to highly acclaimed modern-day heroes such as Joe Cole, Michael Carrick and Jermain Defoe, West Ham United supporters have always had the greatest affection for homegrown Hammers.

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The Victorians by Jeremy Paxman
The Victorians

Jeremy Paxman's unique portrait of the Victorian world takes readers on an exciting journey through the birth of modern Britain. Using the paintings of the era as a starting point, he tells us stories of urban life, family, faith, industry and empire

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Mary Queen of Scots: In My End is My Beginning by James Mackay
Mary Queen of Scots: In My End is My Beginning

In My End Is My Beginning is the story of Mary Queen of Scots (1542-87), the tragic heroine par excellence. Queen of an unfamiliar and troubled nation when she was a week old, it was her misfortune to be a pawn in the game of international politics

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Conflicts Of Interest: Diaries 1977-80 by Tony Benn
Conflicts Of Interest: Diaries 1977-80

In this, the fourth volume of Tony Benn's diaries, the Labour Government continues its fight for survival. Important developments are occurring both at home and internationally. In Britain, Benn as Secretary of State for Energy is directly involved with

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True Stories Of The Commandos: The British Army's Legendary Front line Fighting Force by Robin Hunter
True Stories Of The Commandos: The British Army's Legendary Front line Fighting Force

Raised in the dark, post-Dunkirk days of 1940 to carry the war to the enemy, in five short and violet years the British Army Commandos established a reputation that has made the name 'Commando' the mark of the fighting man.

The Commandos began as small-scale

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Roof of the World: Man's First Flight Over Everest by James Douglas-Hamilton
Roof of the World: Man's First Flight Over Everest

On the morning of 3 April 1933, two single-engine biplanes set off on a flight into history. From their base near the Indian border with the mystery country of Nepal, the two young pilots, one a British Marquis and a Scottish Member of Parliament, the

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We Remember the Battle of Britain by Frank Shaw & Joan Shaw
We Remember the Battle of Britain

'I was talking and laughing with a school friend in the street when suddenly there was the eerie wailing notes of the air raid siren filling the air. I can remember that our laughter stopped straight away, and I recall feeling chilled and scared. Doors

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Frank Shaw &
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The Celebrated Pedestrian and Other Historical Curiosities by BBC History Magazine
The Celebrated Pedestrian and Other Historical Curiosities

Who is the Downing of Downing Street? What did the first illuminated adverts in Piccadilly Circus advertise? Was Oliver Cromwell actually Welsh? Questions like these and many more are answered in this, the first ever miscellany from the editors of BBC

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We Remember Dunkirk by Frank Shaw & Joan Shaw
We Remember Dunkirk

'Yes we were scared. It could be seen on the faces of the men. No food didn't help. We stopped to suck pebbles during the day as our tongues began to swell through lack of water . We had an order come through to us one day. Every man for himself. And

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Frank Shaw &
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On the State of Egypt by Alaa Aswany
On the State of Egypt

On 25 January 2011, bestselling Egyptian novelist Alaa Al Aswany joined a million protestors in Tahrir Square calling for President Hosni Mubarak's departure. This was the moment he and other pro-democracy activists had been working towards, but could
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Scottish Samurai by Alexander McKay
Scottish Samurai

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Spy: The Inside Story of How the FBI's Robert Hanssen Betrayed America by David Wise
Spy: The Inside Story of How the FBI's Robert Hanssen Betrayed America

Four previous books have attempted to unravel the mystery of how and why FBI staffer Robert Hanssen was able to sell secrets to the KGB for almost 22 years. None, however, have been as penetrating as this account by veteran spy author Wise (The Invisible
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Untold Glory by Alan Govenar
Untold Glory

Untold Glory offers a fresh perspective on one of the most fundamental elements of American history - the conquest of new frontiers. In twenty-seven fascinating first-person accounts, African Americans from different eras, backgrounds, and occupations
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Alan Govenar13 Dec 2008$15.95

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The Real Lincoln by Thomas Dilorenzo
The Real Lincoln

A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary WarMost Americans consider Abraham Lincoln to be the greatest president in history. His legend as the Great Emancipator has grown to mythic proportions as hundreds of books, a national holiday,
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Thomas Dilorenzo28 Mar 2009$15.95

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Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams by Donald Bogle
Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams

In Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams, Donald Bogle tells–for the first time–the story of a place both mythic and real: Black Hollywood. Spanning sixty years, this deliciously entertaining history uncovers the audacious manner in which many blacks made a
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Choices Under Fire by Michael Bess
Choices Under Fire

World War II was the quintessential Â"good war.Â" It was not, however, a conflict free of moral ambiguity, painful dilemmas, and unavoidable compromises. Was the bombing of civilian populations in Germany and Japan justified? Were the Nuremberg and Tokyo
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Michael Bess28 Mar 2009$15.95

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There Goes My Everything by Jason Sokol
There Goes My Everything

During the civil rights movement, epic battles for justice were fought in the streets, at lunch counters, and in the classrooms of the American South. Just as many battles were waged, however, in the hearts and minds of ordinary white southerners whose
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Out of the Flames by Lawrence Goldstone
Out of the Flames

Michael Servetus is one of those hidden figureheads of history who is remembered not for his name, but for the revolutionary deeds that stand in his place. Both a scientist and a freethinking theologian, Servetus is credited with the discovery of pulmonary
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The Dark Side by Jane Mayer
The Dark Side

Jane Mayer is the co-author of two bestselling and critically acclaimed narrative nonfiction books, Landslide: The Unmaking of the President, 1984-1988, and Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas, the latter of which was a finalist for the
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1959: The Year Everything Changed by Fred Kaplan
1959: The Year Everything Changed

Advance Praise for Fred Kaplan's 1959: The Year Everything Changed

"An engrossing story about not just where the '60s came from but the birth of the future. Kaplan does a masterful job of weaving together the strands - in politics, society, culture,

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Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts by Robert D. Kaplan
Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts

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Normandy by Shelagh Whitaker
Normandy

Â"It was the [allied armiesÂ'] valor, their endurance, and their ability to adapt that won the battle of Normandy and launched the liberation of Western Europe.Â" —from Normandy: The Real Story For decades, itÂ's been the conventional wisdom that Â"brute
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The Dream Palace of the Arabs by Fouad Ajami
The Dream Palace of the Arabs

"An important and illuminating book . . . a valuable testament to a tragic generation that tried to bridge the Arab past with modern ideals." --The New York Times

"The Dream Palace of the Arabs is an absorbing and sadly moving account of what political

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1898 by David Traxel
1898

In this remarkable evocation of the American past, David Traxel chronicles the extraordinary events of 1898--a year without rival in United States history for its extravagant adventure and far-reaching significance. Displaying a rare combination of graceful
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Lincoln's Labels: America's Best Known Brands and the Civil War by James M. Schmidt
Lincoln's Labels: America's Best Known Brands and the Civil War

From du Pont's gunpowder and Borden's condensed milk to Procter & Gamble's soap and Brooks Brothers' uniforms, this history investigates how today's familiar brand names served a vital role for the Union during the Civil War. Rarely told stories from the
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The Utility of Force (E-Book) by Rupert Smith
The Utility of Force (E-Book)

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Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic Eyes by Tamim Ansary
Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic Eyes

We in the west share a common narrative of world history-that runs from the Nile Valley and Mesopotomia, through Greece and Rome and the French Revolution, to the rise of the secular state and the triumph of democracy. But our story largely omits a wh
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Hans-Friedrich Mueller is the William D. Williams Professor of Classics at Union College in Schenectady, New York, and the author of Roman Religion in Valerius Maximus.

Daniel J. Boorstin, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and Librarian of Congress

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The Foundation: A Great American Secret How Private Wealth is Changing the World by Joel FLEISHMAN
The Foundation: A Great American Secret How Private Wealth is Changing the World

Private foundations have been the dynamo of social change since their invention at the beginning of the last century. Yet just over 10 percent of the public knows they even exist; and for those who are aware of them, as well as even those who seek gra
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Tell Me How This Ends: General David Petraeus and the Search for a Way out of Iraq by Robinson Linda
Tell Me How This Ends: General David Petraeus and the Search for a Way out of Iraq

After many missteps made from the invasion in 2003 through 2006, the White House appointed General Petraeus as the top commander in Iraq, initiating a new strategy and a new approach to prosecuting the war. Tell Me How This Ends is an inside account of
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What This Cruel War Was Over (E-Book) by Chandra Manning
What This Cruel War Was Over (E-Book)

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Age of Betrayal (E-Book) by Jack Beatty
Age of Betrayal (E-Book)

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Enlightened Entrepreneurs: Business Ethics in Victorian Britain by Ian Bradley
Enlightened Entrepreneurs: Business Ethics in Victorian Britain

The Victorian values of Liberalism and nonconformity permeated all aspects of society, not excluding industry and business. This insightful study follows 10 remarkable Victorian industrialists who came from relatively humble origins and rose through hard
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Vienna 1814 by David King
Vienna 1814

"King reveals his talent for narrative flow and portraiture in a biography that will thoroughly inveigle history readers."
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"A teeming...personality-rich panorama of the first truly international peace conference."
—Kirkus Reviews

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Escape from the Deep: Escape from the Deep by Alex Kershaw
Escape from the Deep: Escape from the Deep

In the early morning hours of October 24, 1944, the legendary U.S. Navy submarine Tang was hit by one of its own faulty torpedoes. The survivors of the explosion struggled to stay alive one hundred-eighty feet beneath the surface, while the Japanese dropped
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East to the Dawn: East to the Dawn by Susan Butler
East to the Dawn: East to the Dawn

Amelia Earhart captured the hearts of the nation after becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1928. And her disappearance on an around-the-world flight in 1937 is an enduring mystery. Based on ten years of research, East to the Dawn
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CAMELOT & THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION: HOW THE ASSASSI: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism by James Piereson
CAMELOT & THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION: HOW THE ASSASSI: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism

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This Is Your Country on Drugs: The Secret History of Getting High in America by Ryan Grim
This Is Your Country on Drugs: The Secret History of Getting High in America

Everything we know about drugsâ€"from acid to epidemics to DARE and salviaâ€"turns out to be wrong

Stock up on munchies and line up your water bottles: journalist Ryan Grim will take you on a cross-country tour of illicit drug use in the U.S.â€"from

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Harriet Tubman by Beverly Lowry
Harriet Tubman

Beverly Lowry is the author of six novels and the nonfiction works Crossed Over and Her Dream of Dreams. The recipient of the 2007 Richard Wright Literary Excellence Award, Lowry teaches at George Mason University. She lives in Austin, Texas.


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The Greatest Day in History by Nicholas Best
The Greatest Day in History

Unlike 1945, the First World War did not end neatly with the unconditional surrender of the Germans. After a dramatic week of negotiations, military offensives and the beginning of a Communist revolution, the German Imperial regime collapsed. The Allies
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The War Before: The True Life Story of Becoming a Black Panther, Keeping the Faith in Prison, and Fighting for Those Left Behind by Safiya Bukhari
The War Before: The True Life Story of Becoming a Black Panther, Keeping the Faith in Prison, and Fighting for Those Left Behind

The War Before traces Bukhari's lifelong commitment as an advocate for the rights of the oppressed. Following her journey from middle-class student to Black Panther to political prisoner, these writings provide an intimate view of a woman wrestling with
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The Wandering Heart: A Novel by Mary Malloy
The Wandering Heart: A Novel

Historian Lizzie Manning didn't set out to become a sleuth, and she had no intention of becoming personally involved in a medieval mystery. Her expertise lay in eighteenth-century maritime voyages, and her assignment was to find a Tlingit Indian corpse
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O-bon in Chimunesu: A Community Remembered by Catherine Lang
O-bon in Chimunesu: A Community Remembered

O-Bon in Chimunesu: A Community Remembered is a moving tribute to a community of Japanese-Canadians and the way they lived their lives. Prior to the Second World War, when Canada's official policy of internment changed the lives of Japanese-Canadians forever,
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Chasing Oliver Hazard Perry: Travels in the Footsteps of the Commodore Who Saved America by Craig Heimbuch
Chasing Oliver Hazard Perry: Travels in the Footsteps of the Commodore Who Saved America

Chasing Oliver Hazard Perry chronicles Craig Heimbuch's journey through time and place in hopes of bringing to life a history that has haunted him since he was young â€Â" the story of Oliver Perry and the War of 1812. In the spirit of Tony Horwitz, Heimbuch
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1001 Things Everyone Should Know About WWII by Frank E. Vandiver
1001 Things Everyone Should Know About WWII

For the millions who want to know more about "The Greatest Generation" and the global struggle they fought and won, an essential work of popular reference.

World War II was the most complex, geographically extensive, and momentous global conflict in
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The Girls Come Marching Home: Stories of Women Warriors Returning from the War in Iraq by Kirsten Holmstedt
The Girls Come Marching Home: Stories of Women Warriors Returning from the War in Iraq

True stories of female soldiers returning home from the war in Iraq
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A Stillness at Appomattox by Bruce Catton
A Stillness at Appomattox

When first published in 1953, Bruce Catton, our foremost Civil War historian was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in nonfiction. This final volume of The Army of the Potomac trilogy relates the final year of
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For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question: A Story from Burma's Never-Ending War by Mac McClelland
For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question: A Story from Burma's Never-Ending War

In 2006, Mac McClelland arrived as a volunteer in Thailand and found herself unexpectedly living with associates of a US-designated terrorist organization battling Burma's dictatorship. Her staggering story explores the world's longest-running war through
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The Age of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby
The Age of American Unreason

"There are few subjects more timely than the one tackled by Jacoby. . . . Her book is smart [and] well-researched." -Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times"Forceful. . . . Cogently argued. . . . An intellectual journey of the first order." -Chicago Tribune
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War Nerd: A Novel by Gary Brecher
War Nerd: A Novel

Self-described war nerd Gary Brecher knows he's not alone, that there's a legion of fat, lonely Americans, stuck in stupid, paper-pushing desk jobs, who get off on reading about war because they hate their lives. But Brecher writes about war, too. War
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China Men by Maxine Hong Kingston
China Men

The author chronicles the lives of three generations of Chinese men in America, woven from memory, myth and fact. Here's a storyteller's tale of what they endured in a strange new land.


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Where We Were in Vietnam by Michael Kelley
Where We Were in Vietnam

Identifies the name, location and provides a brief historical synopsis of every military installation, firebase, landing zone, airfield, port, signal site, vessel and significant terrain feature of the American war in Vietnam. Additionally, includes a
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Michael Kelley25 May 2011$15.95

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The Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle by Peter Smithurst
The Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle

Throughout the Napoleonic Wars, there was a growing perception that a muzzle-loading rifle was more practical compared to the limitations of rifles then currently in use. This thinking ultimately resulted in the 1853 Enfield Pattern, a rifle which, for
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Modelling Scale Figures by Mark Bannerman
Modelling Scale Figures

Adding a figure to a kit or a vignette can really bring it to life - yet building and painting figures continues to be a source of frustration to many modelers, with the results all too disappointing. However, help is at hand. The aim of this book is to
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Modelling Armoured Vehicles by Gary Edmundson
Modelling Armoured Vehicles

A central resource to all armor modelers from the complete beginner to the more experienced modeler, this book details all the steps involved in creating a realistic and attractive model armored vehicle. Gary Edmundson and his colleagues take the reader
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Operation Pointblank 1944 by Steven Zaloga
Operation Pointblank 1944

Operation Pointblank was the code name for the United States Army Air Force's attempt to destroy German fighter capability through the use of daylight strategic bombing in advance of the D-Day landings. Launched in 1943, the operation immediately met with
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Steven Zaloga16 Aug 2011$15.95

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The Northern Ireland Troubles by Aaron Edwards
The Northern Ireland Troubles

No other modern British military campaign evokes as much emotion as the difficult and exceptionally lengthy operational deployment to Northern Ireland. Aaron Edward's new volume on the so-called 'Troubles' considers the strategic, operational and tactical
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The Fourth Crusade 1202-04 by David Nicolle
The Fourth Crusade 1202-04

The Fourth Crusade was the first and most famous of the 'diverted' crusades, that is, ones diverted from their originally intended target. It was also the first to be directed against a fellow Christian, though Orthodox, state. Initially preached (from
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P-40 Warhawk vs Bf 109 by Carl Molesworth
P-40 Warhawk vs Bf 109

Although the P-40 and the Bf 109 both joined the air war over North Africa at nearly the same time in early 1941, the venerable German fighter was already fully sorted with a combat career dating back to 1937 in Spain, while the American fighter was making
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Carl Molesworth16 Aug 2011$15.95

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King Tiger vs IS-2 by David Higgins
King Tiger vs IS-2

This book examines the technology and strategy that defined the outcome of the battles between the King Tiger and the IS-2. The Soviets had been quick to develop tanks that could fight the Tiger on an equal footing, but these were developed as part of
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David Higgins14 Sep 2011$15.95

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La-5/7 vs Fw 190 by Dmitriy Khazanov
La-5/7 vs Fw 190

Soviet fighter aviation suffered terribly at the hands of the Jagdwaffe in the first year of the war in the east, and with the arrival of JG 51 and its Fw 190s on the Stalingrad Front in September 1942 things only got worse for the hard-pressed Red Army
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Dmitriy Khazanov15 Sep 2011$15.95

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The Beretta M9 Pistol by Leroy Thompson
The Beretta M9 Pistol

In 1990 the Beretta M9 replaced the venerable Colt 1911 as the main pistol of choice for the US Army. At the time the decision was controversial particularly because it was perceived that a smaller caliber weapon such as the Beretta would lack the necessary
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Leroy Thompson15 Sep 2011$15.95

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Wake Island 1941 by Jim Moran
Wake Island 1941

On the same day that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, they also launched air attacks on Wake Island, an American marine and naval base in the Pacific. Three days later a Japanese invasion force stormed the island, but were bloodily repulsed by the scratch
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Jim Moran25 Sep 2011$15.95

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Confederate Ironclad vs Union Ironclad by Ron Field
Confederate Ironclad vs Union Ironclad

The Ironclad was a revolutionary weapon of war. Although iron was used for protection in the Far East during the 16th century, it was the 19th century and the American Civil War that heralded the first modern armored self-propelled warships. With the parallel
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St Mihiel 1918 by David Bonk
St Mihiel 1918

The St Mihiel salient had been formed in 1914 as the Germans drove towards Paris. The French had attempted to recapture it in 1915 without success and in 1916 the Germans used the area as a base to attack Verdun. The bitter battle for Verdun had cost hundreds
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Wabash 1791 by John Winkler
Wabash 1791

Osprey's Campaign title for the battle that marked Major General Arthur St. Clair's downfall in the Northwest Indian War (1785-1795). In 1791, the US Army conducted its first important operation. St. Clair led an American army of about 2,000 into what
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The Uzi Submachine Gun by Chris Mcnab
The Uzi Submachine Gun

The Uzi submachine gun is one of the most recognizable weapons in history. Its familiarity stems in part from the sheer diversity of its users. Uzis have been seen gripped and fired by US secret service agents and SWAT teams, Israeli soldiers, European
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Chris Mcnab5 Nov 2011$15.95

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The M1 Carbine by Leroy Thompson
The M1 Carbine

The M1 Carbine was produced in more numbers than any other US small arm in World War II (1939-1945). In 1938 the US Chief of Infantry requested that the Ordnance Department develop a carbine or light rifle to be used by service and support troops, artillerymen,
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Leroy Thompson12 Nov 2011$15.95

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Interventions by Noam Chomsky
Interventions

Short, forceful commentaries on U.S. politics from Latin America to the Middle East.
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The New Vichy Syndrome by Theodore Dalrymple
The New Vichy Syndrome

Western Europe is in a strangely neurotic condition of being smug and terrified at the same time. On the one hand Europeans believe they have at last created an ideal social and political system in which man can live comfortably. In many ways things have
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Theodore Dalrymple6 Dec 2011$15.95

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USN F-4 Phantom II vs VPAF MiG-17/19 by Peter Davies
USN F-4 Phantom II vs VPAF MiG-17/19

The Vietnam War placed unexpected demands upon American military forces and equipment.

The principal US naval fighter, the McDonnell F-4 Phantom, had originally been designed to defend the Fleet from air attack at long range. However, its tremendous power

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T-34-85 vs M26 Pershing by Steven Zaloga
T-34-85 vs M26 Pershing

A hotly-debated topic amongst tank buffs is of the relative merits of the Soviet and American tanks of World War II. Using recently revealed documents, Steven Zaloga sheds light on the crucial tank battles of the Korean War as the rival superpowers' finest
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Panzer IV vs Char B1 bis by Steven Zaloga
Panzer IV vs Char B1 bis

The Battle of France in 1940 involved the first large-scale tank-against-tank battles in history. The massive clashes at Stonne, Hannant, and Gembloux involved hundreds of tanks on both sides, yet have faded from memory due to the enormity of the French
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F-105 Wild Weasel vs SA-2 'Guideline' SAM by Peter Davies
F-105 Wild Weasel vs SA-2 'Guideline' SAM

Although America entered the Vietnam War with some of the world's most sophisticated combat aircraft, the majority of their missions involved conventional bombing and fighter engagements that employed quite similar tactics to those previously used in the
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Peter Davies7 Dec 2011$15.95

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The M16 by Gordon Rottman
The M16

The M16 was first introduced in 1958 and was revolutionary for its time as it was made of lightweight materials including special aluminium and plastics, which had previously not been used in mainstream weapons. It was first adopted by US Special Forces
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The First American Revolution by Ray Raphael
The First American Revolution

According to the traditional telling, the American Revolution began with "the shot heard round the world." Now in paperback, Ray Raphael's The First American Revolution uses the wide-angle lens of a people's historian to tell a surprising new story of
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Ray Raphael8 Dec 2011$15.95

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To Die in Mexico by John Gibler
To Die in Mexico

On-the-ground reporting and behind-the-scene stories from Mexico's drug war by Mexico-based journalist, John Gibler.
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Slacks and Calluses by Constance Bowman
Slacks and Calluses

In 1943 two spirited young teachers decided to do their part for the war effort by spending their summer vacation working the swing shift on a B-24 production line at a San Diego bomber plant. Entering a male-dominated realm of welding torches and bomb
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Constance Bowman11 Jan 2012$15.95

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Mr. Adams's Last Crusade by Joseph Wheelan
Mr. Adams's Last Crusade

When John Quincy Adams—the sixty-three-year-old former president, U.S. senator, secretary of state, and diplomat—was elected to the House of Representatives by his Massachusetts neighbors, he embarked on a spectacular late-life career.

He became

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Joseph Wheelan27 Jan 2012$15.95

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Modelling the P-51 Mustang by Stan Spooner
Modelling the P-51 Mustang

The North American P-51 Mustang had a humble genesis as a British request for single engine escort fighter. The projects in the book take the modeller from the aircraft's beginnings to the ultimate manifestation of this elegant and deadly bird, the F-82
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Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 110 by Brett Green
Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 110

The Messerschmitt Bf 110 was undoubtedly one of the most significant aircraft of World War II. Despite suffering setbacks in the summer of 1940 at the hands of the RAF, it continued to be used effectively in other theatres and roles until the last days
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Modelling Panzer Crewmen of the Heer by Mark Bannerman
Modelling Panzer Crewmen of the Heer

Adding a figure to a kit or display can increase both depth and interest, yet building and painting figures continues to be a source of frustration to many armour modelers. This book provides full details on how to build and integrate realistic Heer Panzer
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Modelling Fallschirmjäger Figures by Jaume Forns
Modelling Fallschirmjäger Figures

The German Fallschirmj¿ger were elite soldiers, a factor that continues to ensure their popular appeal today, particularly among modellers. There are many Fallschirmj¿ger figures on the market, in plastic, metal and resin, and in all three of the most
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Modelling the IS Heavy Tank by Nicola Cortese
Modelling the IS Heavy Tank

The IS (Iosef Stalin) heavy tanks were some of the most widely used AFVs produced by the USSR. First entering combat in 1944, the IS-2 went head-to-head with German tanks such as the Panther, Tiger and King Tiger, and post war IS-2s and IS-3s were exported
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Modelling US Army Tank Destroyers of World War II by Steven Zaloga
Modelling US Army Tank Destroyers of World War II

Tank destroyers were the US Army's response to blitzkrieg, and were based around the concept of mounting a large anti-tank gun on a light, fast moving vehicle. They served in the Mediterranean, Pacific, and North-West Europe theatres, and were also supplied
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Modelling the M113 Series by Graeme Davidson
Modelling the M113 Series

The M113 family of vehicles has proved to be one of the most popular military designs of the last 40 years. Introduced in the early 1960s, the series has encompassed numerous variants, served in over 50 countries and in several conflicts. This book is
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Graeme Davidson2 Feb 2012$15.95

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Modelling the German 15cm sIG33 Bison and Grille by Gary Edmundson
Modelling the German 15cm sIG33 Bison and Grille

The 'Bison' and 'Grille' are today's commonly used names for the German self-propelled 15cm schwere Infanteriegeschütz 33 (sIG 33) vehicles of World War II. The sIG 33 was the most powerful support weapon for the German infantry at the beginning of the
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Modelling the T-55 Main Battle Tank by Nicola Cortese
Modelling the T-55 Main Battle Tank

The T-55 tank first appeared in 1958, a result of numerous improvements made to the (1949) T-54 series, and with a lineage stretching back to the wartime T-34 and the T-44. The T-55 series has seen service around the world with many armed forces, including
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Modelling Waffen-SS Figures by Calvin Tan
Modelling Waffen-SS Figures

This book explores the main patterns of Waffen-SS camouflage and dress and describes how to achieve these finishes in clear, step-by-step instructions. Advanced figure sculpting techniques, including conversions, are also featured, providing plenty of
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Calvin Tan2 Feb 2012$15.95

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Modelling the F4U Corsair by Brett Green
Modelling the F4U Corsair

The F4U Corsair's combat career was longer than that of almost any other World War II fighter aircraft. Its success led to its service around the globe, and it was employed by the US Navy, British Fleet Air Arm and the Royal New Zealand Air Force. After
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Modelling the Early Panzerkampfwagen IV by Tom Cockle
Modelling the Early Panzerkampfwagen IV

The Panzerkampfwagen IV has often been referred to as the 'workhorse' of the German Army in World War II. This important weapon went through several upgrades and improvements and was the only German tank to have been produced continuously throughout the
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Modelling the Challenger 1 and 2 MBT and Variants by Graeme Davidson
Modelling the Challenger 1 and 2 MBT and Variants

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Modelling the Tiger I by Gary Edmundson
Modelling the Tiger I

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Modelling the Late Panzerkampfwagen IV by Tom Cockle
Modelling the Late Panzerkampfwagen IV

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Painting and Finishing Techniques by Gary Edmundson
Painting and Finishing Techniques

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Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109B/C/D/E by Brett Green
Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109B/C/D/E

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Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109F and early G series by Brett Green
Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109F and early G series

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The Everything World War II Book by David White
The Everything World War II Book

From Germany's invasion of Poland in 1939 to the official end of World War II on September 2, 1945, The Everything World War II Book, 2nd Edition, provides you with detailed information about the war that left no nation untouched. Read about the Nazi
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The Everything Civil War Book by Brooke C. Stoddard
The Everything Civil War Book

North against South. Grant versus Lee. Brother against brother. The Civil War split the nation into two warring parties and shaped American history and culture dramatically. This book provides a complete survey of the war's major events, including:
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The Everything American Revolution Book by Daniel P. Murphy
The Everything American Revolution Book

Scrappy farmers. Aristocratic landowners. Eccentric geniuses. These were the rebels who took on the world's greatest power and won. From the rebellion against "taxation without representation" to the beginnings of American self-government, readers will
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Modelling the Jagdpanzer 38(t) 'Hetzer' by Gary Edmundson
Modelling the Jagdpanzer 38(t) 'Hetzer'

In the second half of World War II the German Army faced numerically superior armoured forces on the Eastern and Western Fronts. In order to counter this threat, tank destroyer production was increased. One of these tank destroyers was the Jagdpanzer 38
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Modelling the Sturmgeschütz III by Gary Edmundson
Modelling the Sturmgeschütz III

The concept of the Sturmgeschutz III started well before the war when the German army announced the need for a self-propelled 75mm gun to be used for infantry support. By 1938, several '0-Serie' prototype vehicles were produced on earlier style Panzer
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Lützen & Bautzen 1813 by Peter Hofschröer
Lützen & Bautzen 1813

Following the disastrous Russian campaign of 1812 during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), Napoleon found himself facing a new coalition of his old enemies. With incredible speed he raised an army of 200,000 men and marched to join the remnants of the old
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Metz 1944 by Steven Zaloga
Metz 1944

General George Patton's most controversial campaign was the series of battles in autumn 1944 along the German frontier which centered on the fortified city of Metz. It took nearly four months, from September to December 1944, for Patton's Third Army to
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Leipzig 1813 by Peter Hofschröer
Leipzig 1813

The battle of Leipzig was, in terms of the number of combatants involved, the largest engagement of the entire Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). It was the only battle of the wars in which all Allied armies (including even the Swedes) fielded troops against
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The Philippines 1941-42 by Clayton Chun
The Philippines 1941-42

The Philippine Islands were one of two major US bases in the Pacific, the other being Pearl Harbor. The Japanese considered the capture of the Philippines crucial for its efforts to control resource-laden Southeast Asia. As opposed to its attack on Pearl
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B-24 Liberator vs Ki-43 Oscar by Edward Young
B-24 Liberator vs Ki-43 Oscar

During the late 1930s an armament race developed between bombers and the fighters that were bent on stopping them. The development of multi-engined, multi-gun, all-metal bombers forced a corresponding increase in fighter armament which, in turn, led to
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The Browning Automatic Rifle by Robert Hodges
The Browning Automatic Rifle

For nearly fifty years the hard-hitting, mobile Browning Automatic Rifle, or BAR, served in US infantry units as a light squad automatic "base of fire" weapon, providing quick bursts of concentrated fire. It was developed in response to the central dilemma
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Modelling the US Army M4 (75mm) Sherman Medium Tank by Steven Zaloga
Modelling the US Army M4 (75mm) Sherman Medium Tank

The Sherman tank was the principal US and Allied tank of World War II with more Shermans manufactured than all German tanks combined. Not only were large numbers manufactured, but there was a very wide range of variants powered by different types of engines,
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Modelling the US Army M4 (76mm) Sherman Medium Tank by Steven Zaloga
Modelling the US Army M4 (76mm) Sherman Medium Tank

The Sherman tank was the principal US and Allied tank of World War II - more Shermans were built than all German tanks combined. Not only were large numbers of Shermans manufactured, but a large number of variants emerged, powered by different types of
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Modelling the M3/M5 Stuart Light Tank by Steven Zaloga
Modelling the M3/M5 Stuart Light Tank

The M3 and M5 Stuart were the most significant light tanks of the US Army, as well as many other allied armies, during World War II. They have proved to be popular modelling subjects ever since, largely due to the large number of kits available in many
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Modelling the P-47 Thunderbolt by Brett Green
Modelling the P-47 Thunderbolt

The P-47 Thunderbolt, affectionately nicknamed the 'Jug', was one of the most famous fighter aircraft of World War II. Used as both a high-altitude escort fighter and a low-level fighter-bomber, it quickly gained a reputation for being tough and resilient.
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Modelling the Messerschmitt Me 262 by Robert Oehler
Modelling the Messerschmitt Me 262

Developed from a 1938 design by Messerschmitt the Me 262 Schwalbe (Swallow) was the world's first operational turbojet aircraft. First seeing combat in July 1944, it proved to be particularly effective against the large Allied bomber formations that were
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Robert Oehler29 Mar 2012$15.95

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Modelling the P-40 by Brett Green
Modelling the P-40

The P-40 was a dependable warhorse that provided valuable service throughout World War II. The earliest operational variants were used to great effect by the famous 'Flying Tigers' in China, and the P-40 went on to serve in almost every theatre of the
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Modelling Scale Aircraft by Brett Green
Modelling Scale Aircraft

Brett Green, one of the hobby's leading names, provides a comprehensive introduction to all of the basic techniques and materials needed to build scale aircraft, from first opening the kit box to displaying the finished model - all in one clear and easy-to-follow
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Modelling the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G by Geoff Coughlin
Modelling the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A, F and G

The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 is regarded as one of the best fighters of World War II. Designed by Kurt Tank, it first saw combat in the summer of 1941 and went on to be produced in several variants. It remains a hugely popular subject for aviation scale-modellers.
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Insurgent Iraq by Loretta Napoleoni
Insurgent Iraq

An unparalleled look into the Iraqi insurgency and the multitude of forces that continue to shape it, Insurgent Iraq: Al-Zarqawi and the New Generation presents a chilling account of the regrouping of terror networks, and the development of an Iraqi resistance
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Loretta Napoleoni4 Apr 2012$15.95

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The Ether Zone by Morris Ray
The Ether Zone

Project Delta and its clandestine special reconnaissance operations proved to be one of the most successful Special Operation units of the Vietnam War, yet few Americans have ever heard of them, or know that this unit's operational model was precursor
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To Marry an English Lord by Gail MacColl & Carol Wallace
To Marry an English Lord

From the Gilded Age until 1914, more than 100 American heiresses invaded Britannia and swapped dollars for titles--just like Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, the first of the Downton Abbey characters Julian Fellowes was inspired to create after reading
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I Refuse to Die by Koigi Wa Wamwere
I Refuse to Die

An extraordinary account of how a laborer's son rose to challenge the power of despots, I Refuse to Die is both the autobiography of one gifted man who rose above the horrors of colonization, and an uncensored history of modern Kenya. The book is infused
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Koigi Wa Wamwere6 Apr 2012$15.95

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Historians in Trouble by Jon Wiener
Historians in Trouble

Historians in Trouble is investigative journalist and historian Jon Wiener's "incisive and entertaining" (New Statesman, UK) account of several of the most notorious history scandals of the last few years.

Focusing on a dozen key controversies ranging

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Baghdad Bulletin: Dispatches on the American Occupation by David Enders
Baghdad Bulletin: Dispatches on the American Occupation

David Enders has a stunning independent streak and the courage to trust his own perceptions as he reports from outside the bubble Americans have created for themselves in Iraq. ---Joe Sacco, author of Safe Area Gorazde "Baghdad Bulletin takes us where
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The M1 Garand by Leroy Thompson
The M1 Garand

The M1 Garand gave US infantrymen a marked edge during World War II. It shot faster and further than enemy infantry rifles and hit harder. No less an authority on killing the enemy than General George S. Patton called the Garand, "The greatest battle implement
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M4 Sherman vs Type 97 Chi-Ha by Steven Zaloga
M4 Sherman vs Type 97 Chi-Ha

While the Pacific campaign is not well known as a theater for tank combat, the US Army deployed nearly a third of its tank battalions to the Pacific, and Japan was among the top five tank manufacturers during the war. The obscurity of Pacific tank battles
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Steven Zaloga3 May 2012$15.95

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DH 2 vs Albatros D I/D II by James Miller
DH 2 vs Albatros D I/D II

The advent and deployment of the Royal Flying Corps' Airco DH 2 in 1916 effectively eliminated the 'scourge' of aerial dominance enjoyed by the Fokker Eindecker monoplanes. Spearheaded by No 24 Sqn and led by Victoria Cross recipient Lanoe Hawker, the
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The Falklands 1982 by Gregory Barnes
The Falklands 1982

On the night of 1-2 April 1982, the Argentinian Junta led by Gen. Leopoldo Galtieri made its move against the Falkland Islands. On 3 April British Prime Minister Mrs. Margaret Thatcher faced an appalled and furious House of Commons to announce that Argentine
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Gregory Barnes3 May 2012$15.95

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USN Carriers vs IJN Carriers by Mark Stille
USN Carriers vs IJN Carriers

The Imperial Japanese Navy was a pioneer in naval aviation, having commissioned the world's first carrier, which was used against the US fleet at Pearl Harbor. The Americans followed suit, initiating huge aircraft carrier development programs. As the Pacific
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Mark Stille4 May 2012$15.95

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Modelling the F/A-18 Hornet by Geoff Coughlin
Modelling the F/A-18 Hornet

The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is probably the world's most advanced air superiority fighter/attack aircraft and is often seen thrilling air-show crowds around the world. It is currently in service with the US Navy, the US Marine Corps, the Spanish,
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Modelling the F-4 Phantom II by Geoff Coughlin
Modelling the F-4 Phantom II

The 'Phabulous' Phantom first took to the air on 27 May 1958 and has been in service around the world for many decades. The United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Iran, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Spain and Turkey have all
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One Bugle, No Drums by William Hopkins
One Bugle, No Drums

Korea, December 1950. The temperature has plunged to 20-degrees below zero. Cold enough to crack rocket-launcher ammo wide open. But not cold enough to stop a massive Communist assault against U.S. forces. As the 8th Army retreats, the Marines dig in at
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Mirage III vs MiG-21 by Shlomo Aloni
Mirage III vs MiG-21

Although the opposing forces of the Six Day War were both flying comparable third-generation Mach 2 jet fighters, the pilots were trained to different standards, and were expected to utilize different tactics. Using the latest research, first-hand accounts,
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Shlomo Aloni30 May 2012$15.95

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Osaka 1615 by Stephen Turnbull
Osaka 1615

In 1614-15 Osaka Castle was Japan's greatest fortification, measuring approximately 2 miles in length with walls 100 feet high. It was guarded by 100,000 samurai, determined to defend the last of the once-powerful Toyotomi clan. The castle was seemingly
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Stephen Turnbull30 May 2012$15.95

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Midway 1942 by Mark Stille
Midway 1942

In 1993 Osprey Publishing released the 30th volume in its now legendary Campaign series, entitled, Midway 1942: Turning Point in the Pacific. Now, 17 years later, Osprey brings readers up-to-date with the latest scholarship on this important Pacific

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The Coral Sea 1942 by Mark Stille
The Coral Sea 1942

Osprey's study of the Battle of the Coral Sea of World War II (1939-1945), which is unique in the annals of naval history. It is the first battle in which enemy fleets never came within sight of one another. Instead, aircraft launched from carrier decks
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Modelling the Churchill Tank by Mark Bannerman
Modelling the Churchill Tank

The Churchill saw much action in World War II, from the 1942 raid on Dieppe, through the heat of the battles in North Africa, to the bitter fighting in Normandy 1944 and into the Reich in 1945. Despite criticism that it was slow and outmoded in terms of
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Modelling the Matilda Infantry Tank by Mark Bannerman
Modelling the Matilda Infantry Tank

The Matilda tank saw action in almost all theatres of World War II, from Europe to the Pacific. Born in the interwar years, and developed with numerous modifications following combat testing, the Matilda is perhaps most famous for its role in the desert
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The Bazooka by Gordon Rottman
The Bazooka

The bazooka was the popular name given to the innovative US rocket-propelled, man-portable antitank weapon that saw widespread service with US and other forces from 1942 to the early 1980s and was described by Eisenhower as one of the four "Tools of Victory"
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Gordon Rottman31 May 2012$15.95

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Demyansk 1942-43 by Robert Forczyk
Demyansk 1942-43

The fighting around the town of Demyansk was one of the longest encirclement battles on the Eastern Front during the Second World War, stretching from February 1942 to February 1943. Originally, the German 16. Armee occupied Demyansk in the fall of 1941
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Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life by David Treuer
Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life

Celebrated novelist David Treuer has gained a reputation for writing fiction that expands the horizons of Native American literature. In Rez Life, his first full-length work of nonfiction, Treuer brings a novelist's storytelling skill and an eye for
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War in Japan 1467-1615 by Stephen Turnbull
War in Japan 1467-1615

In 1467 the Onin War ushered in a period of unrivalled conflict and rivalry in Japan that came to be called the Age of Warring States or Sengoku Jidai. In this book Stephen Turnbull offers a masterly exposition of the Sengoku Jidai, detailing the factors
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The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632-750 by David Nicolle
The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632-750

Few, if any, centuries in world history have had such a profound and long-lasting impact as the first hundred years of Islamic history. In this book, David Nicolle, a former member of the BBC's Arabic service, examines the extensive Islamic conquests between
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The Second War of Italian Unification 1859-61 by Frederick Schneid
The Second War of Italian Unification 1859-61

The culmination of decades of nationalist aspiration and cynical Realpolitik, the Second War of Italian Unification saw Italy transformed from a patchwork of minor states dominated by the Habsburg Austrians into a unified kingdom under the Piedmontese
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Frederick Schneid17 Jun 2012$15.95

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Confirmed Kill: Heroic Sniper Stories from the Jungles of Vietnam to the Mountains of Afghanistan by Nigel Cawthorne
Confirmed Kill: Heroic Sniper Stories from the Jungles of Vietnam to the Mountains of Afghanistan

HIGHLY TRAINED MARKSMEN WITH ONE GOAL — A PERFECT SHOT, A CONFIRMED KILL

Elite snipers — with their deadly aim, iron nerves, killer instincts and unwavering courage — play a more critical role in modern military missions than ever before.

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Japanese Portraits: Pictures of Different People by Donald Richie
Japanese Portraits: Pictures of Different People

The private collections of longtime Japan resident Donald Richie capture the personalities of certain Japanese people—some famous, some unknown—with insight and humor. Richie, who considers himself a foreigner despite living in Japan for over
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D-Day 1944 (2) by Steven Zaloga
D-Day 1944 (2)

The second title in Osprey's survey of the D-Day landings of World War II (1939-1945). On their western flank, the Allied landings on D-Day combined a parachute drop by the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions with an amphibious assault on "Utah" Beach by
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D-Day 1944 (1) by Steven Zaloga
D-Day 1944 (1)

The first title in Osprey's survey of the D-Day landings of World War II (1939-1945). The D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 were the largest amphibious military operation ever mounted. The greatest armada the world had ever seen was assembled to transport
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Modelling the Tiger Tank in 1/72 scale by Alex Clark
Modelling the Tiger Tank in 1/72 scale

The Tiger tank is probably the most famous tank of World War II. Both the Tiger I and its successor, the Tiger II, were used as bases for other German vehicles. This book covers a wide range of vehicles based on the chassis of the Tiger I and II tanks
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Modelling the Panzer IV in 1/72 scale by Alex Clark
Modelling the Panzer IV in 1/72 scale

Although not as glamorous as vehicles such as the Panther and Tiger, the Panzer IV formed an extremely important part of the German armoured forces during World War II. This title provides detailed 1/72-scale build articles on a Panzer IV Ausf. H in winter
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Modelling the De Havilland Mosquito by Roy Sutherland
Modelling the De Havilland Mosquito

First entering service in 1941 the legendary 'all-wooden' Mosquito was one of the best twin-engined aircraft of its size to see action in World War II. The addition of radar turned the Mosquito into the RAF's premier night fighter, and it achieved great
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Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis by Mark Lardas
Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis

The clash between the American Bonhomme Richard and the British HMS Serapis during the American Revolutionary War is perhaps the most famous single-ship duel in history. This epic battle between two very similar ships - and crews - off the coast of Britain
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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Pennsylvania by Bathroom Readers' Institute
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Pennsylvania

Take a ride on the Reading Railroad! (Either pronunciation of “Reading" works here.) Yes, the Keystone State is rich in history, beauty, and the world's most delicious cheesesteak (Whiz wit!). Follow Uncle John on a whirlwind tour of Pennsylvania
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The Webley Service Revolver by Robert Maze
The Webley Service Revolver

The Webley .455in service revolver is among the most powerful top-break revolvers ever produced and has a claim to be the first 'tactical fighting pistol'. First adopted in 1887, in various marques it was the standard-issue service pistol for British and
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Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2 by Yuriy Rybin
Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2

Following the destruction wrought on the Red Army Air Forces during the first days of Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, the Soviet Union found itself desperately short of fighter aircraft. Premier Josef Stalin duly appealed directly to Prime Minister
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P-47 Thunderbolt Units of the Twelfth Air Force by Jonathan Bernstein
P-47 Thunderbolt Units of the Twelfth Air Force

The P-47 Thunderbolt, originally designed as a high-altitude interceptor, became the principle US fighter-bomber of World War 2. First adapted to the ground attack role by units of the Twelfth Air Force in early 1944, the strength and durability of the
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The Six Day War 1967: Sinai by Simon Dunstan
The Six Day War 1967: Sinai

In May 1967, Egypt expelled the United Nations peacekeeping forces stationed in the Sinai desert and deployed its army along its border with Israel, its moves coordinated with those of Jordan and Syria. By June, Israel realized that the international community
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Iwo Jima 1945 by Derrick Wright
Iwo Jima 1945

One of the decisive battles of World War II (1939-1945) in the Pacific, Iwo Jima was described by Lieutenant-General Holland Smith, Commander Fleet Marine Forces Pacific, as "The most savage and most costly battle in the history of the Marine Corps" -
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Modelling the Marder Self-Propelled Gun by Samuel Dwyer
Modelling the Marder Self-Propelled Gun

The term Marder (meaning weasel) was the name given to this family of open-topped tank destroyers. Combining high mobility and heavy firepower, they saw significant combat action in several theatres, This book provides a detailed guide to modelling the
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Nagashino 1575 by Stephen Turnbull
Nagashino 1575

Osprey's examination of the campaign at Nagashino in 1575. When Portuguese traders took advantage of the constant violence in Japan to sell the Japanese their first firearms, one of the quickest to take advantage of this new technology was the powerful
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The First Battle of the Marne 1914 by Ian Sumner
The First Battle of the Marne 1914

Osprey's study of the Battle of the Marne, which was one of the decisive encounters of World War I (1914-1918), saving France from a catastrophic defeat that would almost certainly have knocked her out of the war. Germany's failure to defeat the French
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Badajoz 1812 by Ian Fletcher
Badajoz 1812

The storming of Badajoz was an epic action which involved Wellington's infantry in some of the most savage hand-to-hand fighting of the whole Peninsular War (1812). At appalling cost in a nightmare assault during the night of the 6 April 1812, Wellington's
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Vittoria 1813 by Ian Fletcher
Vittoria 1813

Osprey's Campaign title for the Battle of Vittoria during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). Despite Wellington's success against Marmont's army at Salamanca in July, the year of 1812 ended in bitter disappointment for the British. However, a year later
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Salamanca 1812 by Ian Fletcher
Salamanca 1812

Osprey's study of Salamanca (1812), the most decisive battle of the entire Peninsular War (1808-1814). Wellington smashed Marmont's French Army and his pursuit of its shattered remnants led to the famous cavalry charge of the King's German Legion at Garcia
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Modelling the F4F Wildcat by Mark Glidden
Modelling the F4F Wildcat

The F4F Wildcat was an aircraft of the type of which legends are made of. Approaching obsolescence when it first entered combat, it managed to hold up against seemingly impossible odds. Without the handling performance that made the Japanese Zero so famous,
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Modelling the Mitsubishi A6M Zero by Brian Criner
Modelling the Mitsubishi A6M Zero

The A6M Rei Shiki Sento Ki (meaning Type Zero fighter) was the result of an order by the Imperial Japanese Navy for a low-wing monoplane with superior speed, range, climbing powers, and manoeuvrability. It famously served as a fighter escort during the
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Tarawa 1943 by Derrick Wright
Tarawa 1943

Osprey's study of the conflict between Japan and the United States during World War II (1939-1945). The island of Betio in the Tarawa Atoll was defended by the elite troops of the Special Naval Landing Force, whose commander, Admiral Shibasaki, boasted
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Operation Nordwind 1945 by Steven Zaloga
Operation Nordwind 1945

Operation Nordwind is one of the lesser known campaigns of World War II (1939-1945), yet one of the more intriguing. Largely overshadowed by the Battle of the Bulge further north, Nordwind was the last great operation by the Waffen-SS Panzer divisions
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Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light by Jane Brox
Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light

Brilliant, reminiscent of Lewis Hyde's The Gift in its reach and of Timothy Egan's The Worst Hard Time in its haunting evocation of human lives, offers a sweeping view of a surprisingly revealing aspect of human history—from the stone lamps
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The Queen of the Ring: Sex, Muscles, Diamonds, and the Making of an American Legend by Jeff Leen
The Queen of the Ring: Sex, Muscles, Diamonds, and the Making of an American Legend

The Queen of the Ring is the story of Mildred Burke, the longest reigning champion of female wrestling. In this in-depth account, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Jeff Leen pulls back the curtain on a forgotten era when a petite midwesterner used
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A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in the West by Ian Johnson
A Mosque in Munich: Nazis, the CIA, and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in the West

In the wake of the news that the 9/11 hijackers had lived in Europe, journalist Ian Johnson wondered how such a radical group could sink roots into Western soil. Most accounts reached back twenty years, to U.S. support of Islamist fighters in Afghanistan.

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Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden
Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War

Already a classic of war reporting and now reissued as a Grove Press paperback, Black Hawk Down is Mark Bowden's brilliant account of the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War. On October 3, 1993, about a hundred
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Lincoln's Labels: America's Best Known Brands and the Civil War by James M. Schmidt
Lincoln's Labels: America's Best Known Brands and the Civil War

From du Pont's gunpowder and Borden's condensed milk to Procter & Gamble's soap and Brooks Brothers' uniforms, this history investigates how today's familiar brand names served a vital role for the Union during the Civil War. Rarely told stories from

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The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America by Timothy Egan
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America

A dramatic account of the worst forest fire in American history by the author of the best-selling and National Book Award-winning THE WORST HARD TIME.
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The Borgias and Their Enemies: 1431-1519 by Christopher Hibbert
The Borgias and Their Enemies: 1431-1519

The first major biography of the Borgias in thirty years, Christopher Hibbert's latest history brings the family and the world they lived in—the glittering Rome of the Italian Renaissance—to life. The name Borgia is synonymous with the corruption,
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Asian Godfathers: Money and Power in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia by Joe Studwell
Asian Godfathers: Money and Power in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia

Hong Kong and Southeast Asia are home to five hundred million people, yet their economies are dominated by only fifty families whose interests range from banking to real estate, shipping to sugar, gambling to lumber. At their peak, eight of the world's
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Web of Conspiracy: A Guide to Conspiracy Theory Sites on the Internet by James F. F. Broderick & Darren W. W. Miller
Web of Conspiracy: A Guide to Conspiracy Theory Sites on the Internet

From 9/11 and Roswell to Princess Di and the grassy knoll, this survey explores 18 of the world's most intriguing conspiracy theories. The facts surrounding each theory are examined in detail, exploring the background of those who presented them as well

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The Life and Times of Mexico by Earl Shorris
The Life and Times of Mexico

A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2004. "A work of scope and profound insight into the divided soul of Mexico."--History Today

The Life and Times of Mexico is a grand narrative driven by 3,000 years of history: the Indian world, the Spanish
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Château Thierry & Belleau Wood 1918 by David Bonk
Château Thierry & Belleau Wood 1918

In May and June 1918 the newly arrived American Expeditionary Force fought two actions that helped defeat the last German offensive of World War I. At Château Thierry a combined French and American force stopped the Germans from crossing the Marne River.
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Auldearn 1645 by Stuart Reid
Auldearn 1645

In August 1644, at the height of the First English Civil War (1642-1646), John Graham, the Marquis of Montrose, raised the standard of Royalist rebellion in Scotland. In a single year he won a string of remarkable victories with his army of Irish mercenaries
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Vicksburg 1863 by Alan Hankinson
Vicksburg 1863

The 1863 Vicksburg campaign was to prove decisive to the outcome of the American Civil War (1861-1865). Known as the 'Gibraltar of the West', Vicksburg was the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River. In a masterly campaign Grant used riverboats
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Bannockburn 1314 by Peter Armstrong
Bannockburn 1314

Osprey's study of the Battle of Bannockburn, which was part of the First War of Scottish Independence (1296-1328) and the climax of the career of King Robert the Bruce. In 1307 King Edward I of England, 'The Hammer of the Scots' and nemesis of William
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Stirling Bridge and Falkirk 1297-98 by Peter Armstrong
Stirling Bridge and Falkirk 1297-98

Osprey's study of William Wallace's rebellion in the First War of the Wars of Scottish Independence (1296-1357). The death of the last of the Scottish royal house of Canmore in 1290 triggered a succession crisis. Attempts to undermine Scottish independence
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The Doolittle Raid 1942 by Clayton Chun
The Doolittle Raid 1942

Osprey's study of the United States' first offensive response to the Pearl Harbor attacks of World War II (1939-1945). In early 1942, the strategic situation was bleak for the United States. She had been in continual retreat since Pearl Harbor, surrendering
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Operation Barbarossa 1941 (1) by Robert Kirchubel
Operation Barbarossa 1941 (1)

Osprey's first title that examines the events of Operation Barbarossa -- Germany's surprise assault on the Soviet Union in June 1941, aimed at nothing less than the complete destruction of Communist Russia. This book focuses on Field Marshal von Rundstedt
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Operation Barbarossa 1941 (2) by Robert Kirchubel
Operation Barbarossa 1941 (2)

Osprey's second title examining the events of Operation Barbarossa. Of the German Army Groups that attacked Soviet Russia, Von Leeb's Army Group North, tasked with seizing the Baltic States and Leningrad, was the smallest and weakest. General Kuznetzov's
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Tet Offensive 1968 by James Arnold
Tet Offensive 1968

Osprey's study of the 1968 Tet Offensive, which was the decisive battle for Vietnam (1955-1975). Masterminded by the brilliant North Vietnamese General, Vo Nguyen Giap, it was intended to trigger a general uprising in South Vietnam. However, the bloody
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Chickamauga 1863 by James Arnold
Chickamauga 1863

Osprey's examination of the battle at Chickamagua, one of the decisive campaigns of the American Civil War (1861-1865). By the Autumn of 1863 the Confederacy was in dire straits. In a colossal gamble, Confederate President Jefferson Davis stripped forces
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Republic F-105 Thunderchief by Peter Davies
Republic F-105 Thunderchief

The Republic F-105 was the fastest and most successful Cold War strike fighter. Designed to deliver nuclear weapons at low altitude and then fight its way back to base it was the primary weapon in the USAF's world-wide tactical strike arsenal in the early
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Peter Davies7 Sep 2012$15.95

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Borodino 1812 by Philip Haythornthwaite
Borodino 1812

The battle of Borodino was one of the greatest encounters in European history, and one of the largest and most sanguinary in the Napoleonic Wars. Following the breakdown of relations between Russia and France, Napoleon assembled a vast Grande Armée drawn
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Santa Cruz 1942 by Mark Stille
Santa Cruz 1942

Santa Cruz is the forgotten carrier battle of 1942. Despite myth, the Japanese carrier force was not destroyed at Midway but survived to still prove a threat in the Pacific theater. Nowhere was this clearer than in the battle of Santa Cruz of October 1942.
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Mark Stille7 Sep 2012$15.95

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New York 1776 by David Smith
New York 1776

Osprey's examination of the COntinentals' first battle of the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). General Sir William Howe's NewYork campaign gave the British their best chance of destroying the Continental Army and George Washington's resistance to
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David Smith7 Sep 2012$15.95

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First Ypres 1914 by David Lomas
First Ypres 1914

Osprey's overview of the First Battle of Ypres of World War I (1914-1918). In the autumn of 1914 the original British Expeditionary Force faced a heavily reinforced German drive. Field Marshal Sir John French, the British Commander-in-Chief, had sent his
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Mons 1914 by David Lomas
Mons 1914

Osprey's examination of the Battle of Mons of World War I (1914-1918). When the First World War broke out in August 1914 the Imperial German Army mistakenly assumed that the BEF – 'that contemptible little army' – would be easily defeated.
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Allison-Engined P-51 Mustang by Martyn Chorlton
Allison-Engined P-51 Mustang

Not enough credit is given to Allison-engined variants of one of the world's most famous fighters. We now associate the name "Mustang" with the pretty bubble-canopied fighters which now grace our skies as war birds at Airshows around the world today. There
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Junkers Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader in North Africa and the Mediterranean by John Weal
Junkers Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader in North Africa and the Mediterranean

This volume follows the Luftwaffe's twin-engined Wunderbomber southwards to describe its deployment in North Africa and the Mediterranean Theater during World War II (1939-1945), from the Straits of Gibraltar in the west, via the beleaguered island of
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The Year of Dreaming Dangerously by Slavoj Zizek
The Year of Dreaming Dangerously

The renowned philosopher finds a utopian future in worldwide protests.

Call it the year of dreaming dangerously: 2011 caught the world off guard with a series of shattering events. While protesters in New York, Cairo, London, and Athens took to the streets

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Okinawa 1945 by Gordon Rottman
Okinawa 1945

By the spring of 1945 the Allies were sweeping all before them in the Pacific War against Japan, and a series of victories had reclaimed many of the islands and territories seized by the Imperial Japanese forces in the early months of the war. The dark
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Khe Sanh 1967-68 by Gordon Rottman
Khe Sanh 1967-68

Khe Sanh was a small village in northwest South Vietnam that sat astride key North Vietnamese infiltration routes. In September 1966 of the Vietnam War (1955-1975), a Marine battalion deployed into the area. Action gradually increased as the NVA attempted
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In the Graveyard of Empires: America's War in Afghanistan by Seth G. Jones
In the Graveyard of Empires: America's War in Afghanistan

"How we got to where we are in Afghanistan."-Matthew Kaminski, Wall Street Journal
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Capitol Men: The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the Lives of the First Black Congressmen by Philip Dray
Capitol Men: The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the Lives of the First Black Congressmen

In this grand and compelling new history of Reconstruction, Philip Dray shines a light on a little known group of men: the nation's first black members of Congress. Neglected by most historians, these individuals—some of whom were former slaves—played
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In the American Grain by William Carlos Williams
In the American Grain

A new edition of William Carlos Williams' loving and groundbreaking book about American history, with a new introduction by Rick Moody.

Although admired by D. H. Lawrence, this modern classic went generally unnoticed during the years after its publication
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The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass
The Tin Drum

One of the greatest modern novels, THE TIN DRUM is the story of thirty-year-old Oskar Matzerath, who has lived through the long Nazi nightmare and who, as the novel begins, is being held in a mental institution. Matzerath provides a profound yet hilarious
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Gunter Grass10 Oct 2012$15.95

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Soviet Lend-Lease Fighter Aces of World War 2 by George Mellinger
Soviet Lend-Lease Fighter Aces of World War 2

By the end of 1941 the Soviet Union was near collapse and its air force almost annihilated, leaving large numbers of surviving pilots with no aircraft to fly. At this juncture the United Kingdom put aside its prewar animosities toward the Communists and
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Yakovlev Aces of World War 2 by George Mellinger
Yakovlev Aces of World War 2

The Yak-1 entered Soviet service in 1941, one of three modern types of aircraft accepted for production just prior to the German invasion of the USSR. Despite initial shortcomings, it soon proved to be the thoroughbred of the Soviet Airforce. Indeed, it
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LaGG & Lavochkin Aces of World War 2 by George Mellinger
LaGG & Lavochkin Aces of World War 2

This book examines the LaGG family of fighters, that were amongst the first modern piston-engined interceptors made available to the Red Air Forces in early 1941and proved far better fighters than their radial-engined predecessors. Despite technical maladies
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B-25 Mitchell Units of the MTO by Steve Pace
B-25 Mitchell Units of the MTO

Osprey's study of the role played by the B-25 Mitchell bombers in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations during World War II (1939-1945). From November 1942 through to May 1945, the backbone of the USAAF's medium bomber force was provided by the clutch
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P-40 Warhawk Aces of the CBI by Carl Molesworth
P-40 Warhawk Aces of the CBI

This book details the colourful experiences of the elite pilots of the AAF's Tenth and Fourteenth Air Forces in the 'forgotten' China-Burma-India theatre during WW2. Inheriting the legacy of the American Volunteer Group (AVG), units such as the 23rd FG
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Ki-43 Oscar Aces of World War 2 by Hiroshi Ichimura
Ki-43 Oscar Aces of World War 2

Dubbed the 'Oscar' by the Allies, the Ki-43 Hayabusa was the most prolific Japanese fighter of World War II. Produced in great numbers, it initially proved superior to most US and British fighter types, due to its excellent maneuverability. The light weight
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Hiroshi Ichimura10 Oct 2012$15.95

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RA-5C Vigilante Units in Combat by Robert Powell
RA-5C Vigilante Units in Combat

Developed from the A-5 nuclear bomber and used in a reconnaissance role, the RA-5C Vigilante was the largest and fastest aeroplane ever to operate from the deck of an aircraft carrier. During the Vietnam War (1955-1975) it sustained the highest loss ratio
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Finnish Aces of World War 2 by Kari Stenman
Finnish Aces of World War 2

Always outnumbered by their Soviet counterparts, the small band of Finnish fighter pilots who defended their Scandinavian homeland from the 'communist hordes' in three separate wars between 1939 and 1945 amassed scores only bettered by the Luftwaffe's
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Kari Stenman10 Oct 2012$15.95

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Imperial Japanese Navy Aces 1937-45 by Henry Sakaida
Imperial Japanese Navy Aces 1937-45

The outcome of the Pacific War was heavily influenced by the results of naval battles between the Imperial Japanese fleet and the US Navy. One of the key elements was Japan's large fighter component, which had gained experience over Manchuria, China and
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Henry Sakaida10 Oct 2012$15.95

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Japanese Army Air Force Aces 1937-45 by Henry Sakaida
Japanese Army Air Force Aces 1937-45

Little has been published in English on the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF), let alone its most successful fighter pilots - no less than 150 of them achieved ace status during eight years of near-constant war, and they are all listed in this volume. From
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US Navy A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War by Peter Mersky
US Navy A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War

Osprey's examination of A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Arriving on station with the USS Ranger (CVA-61) in early December 1967, the first Corsair II squadron became operational immediatedly and sustained its first combat loss three
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The Russian Civil War 1918-22 by David Bullock
The Russian Civil War 1918-22

The Russian Civil War was the most important event of its kind in the 20th century. It changed the lives of over half a billion people and dramatically shaped the political, human and economic geography of Europe, the Far East and Central Asia. Over a
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More Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front by John Weal
More Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front

The four-year long Eastern Front campaign fought between Germany and the Soviet Union produced not only the greatest number of aces, but also the highest individual and unit scores ever recorded in the history of aerial warfare. An ideal complement to
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John Weal10 Oct 2012$15.95

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Junkers Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader on the Russian Front by John Weal
Junkers Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader on the Russian Front

Completing Osprey's triliogy on the Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader this new volume focuses on activities on the Eastern Front during World War II (1939-1945). Comprising the main punch of the Luftwaffe's bomber arm during the initial invasion of the Soviet Union,
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Junkers Ju 87 Stukageschwader of the Russian Front by John Weal
Junkers Ju 87 Stukageschwader of the Russian Front

This final volume of the Osprey trilogy on the infamous Luftwaffe dive-bomber charts its fortunes in the toughest theater of all: the Eastern Front. The fearsome reputation that the Stuka had enjoyed in the opening months of World War II (1939-1945) was
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Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader on the Western Front by John Weal
Ju 88 Kampfgeschwader on the Western Front

Undoubtedly the most versatile German aircraft of World War II (1939-1945), the Junkers Ju 88 served as a fighter, bomber and patrol aircraft on every front on which the Luftwaffe fought. Blooded in action during the Blitzkrieg, the Ju 88 soon proved to
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Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front by John Weal
Bf 109 Aces of the Russian Front

The highest scoring aces of any aerial conflict were the Luftwaffe pilots involved in the bloody combats on the Russian Front. The most common fighter used by these pilots was the Bf 109, which was involved in the action from Operation Barbarossa in June
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Messerschmitt Bf 110 Zerstörer Aces of World War 2 by John Weal
Messerschmitt Bf 110 Zerstörer Aces of World War 2

This volume is the first of its type to be devoted exclusively to the Zerstöouml;rer day fighter aces, spanning the war years from Poland to the defence of the Reich. Although Messerschmitt's single-engined Bf 109 has received most of the plaudits for
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Bf 109D/E Aces 1939-41 by John Weal
Bf 109D/E Aces 1939-41

The period covered in this volume was considered to be the 'glory years' for the Jagdwaffe - fresh from the experience gained in the Spanish Civil War - and for the Bf 109 in particular. Many famous pilots scored their first kills in the classic dogfights
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Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Aces of the Western Front by John Weal
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Aces of the Western Front

The Fw 190 was the scourge of Fighter Command from the moment it appeared on the Western Front at Abbeville in August 1941 with II./JG 26. A nimble, speedy and well-armed adversary, the 'Butcher Bird' quickly proved superior to all Allied fighters of the
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Sherman's March to the Sea 18640 by David Smith
Sherman's March to the Sea 18640

Riding on the wave of his victory at Atlanta, Union General W. T. Sherman abandoned his supply lines in an attempt to push his forces into Confederate territory and take Savannah. During their 285-mile 'March to the Sea' the army lived off the land and
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Waterloo 1815 by Geoff Wootten
Waterloo 1815

Osprey's study of the most famous battle of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). Waterloo holds a special place among the great battles of history. The climax of more than twenty years of war, it was indeed a close-run affair, matching two of the world's greatest
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Balaclava 1854 by John Sweetman
Balaclava 1854

Osprey's examination of one of the most important battles of the Crimean War (1853-1856). The port of Balaclava was crucial in maintaining the supply lines for the Allied siege of Sevastapol. The Russian attack in October 1854 therefore posed a major threat
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Fredericksburg 1862 by Carl Smith
Fredericksburg 1862

Osprey's examination of the Battle of Fredericksburg of the American Civil War (1861-1865). In December 1862, things were still confused for the Union. Antietam had been a failure for both sides, and although the battle showed that the Union army could
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Chancellorsville 1863 by Carl Smith
Chancellorsville 1863

Osprey's examination of the Battle of Chancellorsville (1863) of the American Civil War (1861-1865). Following the debacle of the battle of Fredricksburg in December 1862, Burnside was replaced as commander of the Army of the Potomac by General Joseph
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