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The Ten Commandments: The Hidden History of the Truths We Live by
The Ten Commandments: The Hidden History of the Truths We Live by
by David Bodanis
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The Ten Commandments originated in the tumultuous period when Bronze Age empires were crashing to destruction and groups of refugees in Canaan needed new rules for how to survive together cooperatively. Old directives from kings and priests were no... (read more)

Available September 22, 2015
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Black Hills Forestry: A History
Black Hills Forestry: A History
by John F. Freeman
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The first study focused on the history of the Black Hills National Forest, its centrality to life in the region, and its preeminence within the National Forest System, Black Hills Forestry is a cultural history of the most commercialized national forest... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Superstition and Magic in Early Modern Europe: A Reader
Superstition and Magic in Early Modern Europe: A Reader
by Helen Parish
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In recent decades research into witchcraft and magic has expanded alongside a deepening understanding of early modern popular culture and belief. The result is a much more nuanced appreciation of how such beliefs were woven into the fabric of society... (read more)

Available January 2015
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Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy
Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy
by Francis Fukuyama
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Writing in The Wall Street Journal, David Gress called Francis Fukuyama's Origins of Political Order "magisterial in its learning and admirably immodest in its ambition." In The New York Times Book Review, Michael Lind described the book as "a major... (read more)

Available September 30, 2014
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Presidents in Crisis: Tough Decisions Inside the White House from Truman to Obama
Presidents in Crisis: Tough Decisions Inside the White House from Truman to Obama
by Michael K. Bohn
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Every American president, when faced with a crisis, longs to take bold and decisive action. When American lives or vital interests are at stake, the public—and especially the news media and political opponents—expect aggressive leadership. But,... (read more)

Available February 2015
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France Since the 1970s: History, Politics and Memory in an Age of Uncertainty
France Since the 1970s: History, Politics and Memory in an Age of Uncertainty
by Emile Chabal
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France has long been a deeply political country. At least since the French Revolution, the country and its people have felt themselves to be at the forefront of history - a great power with global ambitions. But the Second World War irrevocably changed... (read more)

Available February 2015
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The First Mapping of America: The General Survey of British North America (Tauris Historical Geography)
The First Mapping of America: The General Survey of British North America (Tauris Historical Geography)
by Alex Johnson
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Britain's victory in the Seven Years War, just prior to the American Revolution, dramatically enlarged her North American empire. Eager to learn more of its economic and military potential, the British government commissioned an ambitious survey to... (read more)

Available January 28, 2015
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Imagine That - The History of Travel Rewritten (Imagine That)
Imagine That - The History of Travel Rewritten (Imagine That)
by Michael Sells
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We went from horse and cart to Concorde and high-speed ‘bullet trains in the blink of an eye. The side-effects of a more efficient, globalized and at times dangerous transport network have been varied and numerous, creating a vastly different... (read more)

Available October 2014
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The Last of the Romans: Bonifatius - Warlord and Comes Africae
The Last of the Romans: Bonifatius - Warlord and Comes Africae
by Jeroen Wijnendaele
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Despite his critical role in the Western Roman Empire during the first three decades of the fifth century AD, Bonifatius remains a neglected figure in the history of the late Empire. This monograph presents a new political and military biography of... (read more)

Available February 2015
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Making an American Workforce: The Rockefellers and the Legacy of Ludlow
Making an American Workforce: The Rockefellers and the Legacy of Ludlow
by Fawn-amber Montoya
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Taking an interdisciplinary approach to the policies of the early years of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company, Making an American Workforce explores John D. Rockefeller Jr.'s welfare capitalist programs and their effects on the company's diverse... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Superstition and Magic in Early Modern Europe: A Reader
Superstition and Magic in Early Modern Europe: A Reader
by Helen Parish
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In recent decades research into witchcraft and magic has expanded alongside a deepening understanding of early modern popular culture and belief. The result is a much more nuanced appreciation of how such beliefs were woven into the fabric of society... (read more)

Available January 2015
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A Time Such as There Never Was Before: Canada After the Great War
A Time Such as There Never Was Before: Canada After the Great War
by Alan Bowker
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The years following the end of the Great War were among the most tumultuous in Canadian history â?? in the words of Stephen Leacock, "a time such as there never was before." A country emerging from colonial status had sent 600,000 soldiers to... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Letters from Prison: Jefferson Davis to His Wife, 1865-1866
Letters from Prison: Jefferson Davis to His Wife, 1865-1866
by Felicity Allen
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The center of this book is Fortress Monroe, Virginia, inserted in the dateline of every one of the twenty letters printed here. Only a little note at the end, folded to make its own envelope, is different. Its place name is Prison. Both are accurate... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Here Be Dragons: Mythical Beasts in Ancient Legend and Modern Myth
Here Be Dragons: Mythical Beasts in Ancient Legend and Modern Myth
by Juliette Wood
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'Here be dragons' was the traditional warning used by ancient mapmakers to indicate dangerous, or simply unknown, lands. These were the dwelling places of fantastical beasts, creatures such as dragons, sea serpents, unicorns, griffins and mermaids... (read more)

Available October 2015
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The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men
The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men
by Eric Lichtblau
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The shocking story of how America became one of the worlds safest postwar havens for Nazis   Until recently, historians believed America gave asylum only to key Nazi scientists after World War II, along with some less famous perpetrators who managed... (read more)

Available October 28, 2014
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The Dictionary Wars: The Struggle for Language from the Birth of the Englightenment to the French Revolution
The Dictionary Wars: The Struggle for Language from the Birth of the Englightenment to the French Revolution
by David Eck
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The Dictionary Wars narrates and analyzes a series of polemics surrounding French lexicography in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. From the apogee of the monarchy under Louis XIV through the Revolution which toppled it a century later, while... (read more)

Available December 2015
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Rehabilitation and Probation in England and Wales, 1876-1962 (History of Crime, Deviance and Punishment)
Rehabilitation and Probation in England and Wales, 1876-1962 (History of Crime, Deviance and Punishment)
by Raymond Gard
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Rehabilitation and Probation in England and Wales, 1900-1950 draws on a wide range of archive material to describe the arrival of a modern probation service. Focusing on the first half of the twentieth century, it describes the debates, conflicts and... (read more)

Available December 2014
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Belgium: Long United, Long Divided
Belgium: Long United, Long Divided
by Samuel Humes
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This concise history describes the traditions and transitions that over two thousand years have developed in Belgium in a sense of shared identity, common government, and a centralized nation-state - and then over a few recent decades paved the way for... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Egypt-The Elusive Arab Spring
Egypt-The Elusive Arab Spring
by Wafik Mustafa
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Directly, with the candour of a well informed old friend, Dr Wafik Mustafa shares an insight into the remarkable situation Egypt finds itself in today. This authoritative commentary on Egyptian affairs casts an eye back over Egypts modern history, takes... (read more)

Available October 2014
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A Short History of the Celts (I.B. Tauris Short Histories)
A Short History of the Celts (I.B. Tauris Short Histories)
by Alex Woolf
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The image of the visionary Celt has captured the modern imagination. Whether it be the woad-painted pagan warrior fighting for his freedom against distant rulers (be they Roman, English or French), or the fanatical druid harrying Roman legionaries... (read more)

Available May 29, 2015
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