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  • The Last Standby Nathaniel Philbrick

    Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00

      Read discussion questions for The Last Stand . The bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea --soon to be a major motion picture--and author of the forthcoming Valiant Ambition (May 2016), sheds new light on one of the iconic stories of the American West Little Bighorn and Custer are names synonymous in the American imagination... more...

  • Unbrokenby Laura Hillenbrand

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE ?  Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader?s Circle for author chats and more. In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to the Berlin... more...

  • In The Garden of Beastsby Erik Larson

    Transworld 2011; US$ 14.38 US$ 10.79

    Berlin,1933. William E. Dodd, a mild-mannered academic from Chicago, has to his own and everyone else's surprise, become America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany, in a year that proves to be a turning point in history. Dodd and his family, notably his vivacious daughter, Martha, observe at first-hand the many changes - some subtle, some disturbing,... more...

  • IB History of the Americasby Tom Leppard; Alexis Mamaux; Mark Rogers

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 45.60

    Designed for IB Higher Level History option 3, this book will provide students with in-depth material for 7 of the 12 units that make up the option (1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 10 and 12). Written by five experienced IB teachers, examiners, workshop leaders and curriculum writers. more...

  • Secret Missions of the Civil Warby Philip Van Doren Stern

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 2.99

    Civil War historian and celebrated author Philip Van Doren Stern presents an underground history woven from first hand accounts of Civil War spies, scouts, detectives and double agents. Secret Missions of the Civil War gives an inside look into the birth of modern spy warfare: secret codes, Allen Pinkerton, assassinations, McClellan's personal spy,... more...

  • Monetary History of Iran, Theby Rudi Matthee; Willem Floor

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    The monetary history of a country provides important insights into its economic development, as well as its political and social history. This book is the first detailed study of Iran?s monetary history from the advent of the Safavid dynasty in 1501 to the end of Qajar rule in 1925. Using an array of previously unpublished sources in ten languages,... more...

  • Open Standards and the Digital Ageby Andrew L. Russell

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00

    This book answers how openness became the defining principle of the information age, examining the history of information networks. more...

  • The Settler Colonial Presentby Lorenzo Veracini

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 32.00

    What is Settler Colonialism? explores the ways in which settler colonialism as a specific mode of domination informs the global present. It presents an argument regarding its extraordinary resilience and diffusion and reflects on the need to imagine its decolonisation. more...

  • A People's History of the United Statesby Howard Zinn

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 69.99

    This is a new edition of the radical social history of America from Columbus to the present.  This powerful and controversial study turns orthodox American history upside down to portray the social turmoil behind the "march of progress". Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History is the only volume to... more...

  • Cahokiaby Timothy R. Pauketat

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    The fascinating story of a lost city and an unprecedented American civilization While Mayan and Aztec civilizations are widely known and documented, relatively few people are familiar with the largest prehistoric Native American city north of Mexico-a site that expert Timothy Pauketat brings vividly to life in this groundbreaking book. Almost... more...