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James Bond Is Real: The Untold Story of Political & Military Technological Threats Ian Fleming Warned Us about
James Bond Is Real: The Untold Story of Political & Military Technological Threats Ian Fleming Warned Us about
by Mike L. Sparks
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Most spy fiction and movie lovers know Ian Fleming as the inspiration behind the wildly popular James Bond series, but the seemingly harmless hero myth of Agent 007, is in fact Fleming himself, a former British naval intelligence commander during... (read more)

Available April 2015
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The Silk Road: China and the Karakorum Highway
The Silk Road: China and the Karakorum Highway
by Jonathan Tucker
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This beautifully  illustrated  book  is intended  as background  reading  for travelers on one of the most popular sections of the Silk Road—the Xian to Kashgar route through China, linking  with the Karakorum... (read more)

Available October 14, 2014
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The Maritime History of Cornwall (Exeter Maritime Studies)
The Maritime History of Cornwall (Exeter Maritime Studies)
by Helen Doe
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The first study of its kind, this book explains the rich, complex maritime inheritance of Cornwall and will be a significant addition to the literature of international maritime history. Individually commissioned contributions from distinguished... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Athenian Democracy: A Sourcebook (Continuum Sources in Ancient History)
Athenian Democracy: A Sourcebook (Continuum Sources in Ancient History)
by Luca Asmonti
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This volume presents a wide range of literary and epigraphic sources on the history of the world's first democracy, offering a comprehensive survey of the key themes and principles of Athenian democratic culture. Beginning with the mythical origins of... (read more)

Available February 2015
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Churchill, Kitchener & Lloyd George - First World Warlords
Churchill, Kitchener & Lloyd George - First World Warlords
by Steve Cliffe
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Would it have been possible for the First World War to be avoided? Steve Cliffe, author of Churchill, Kitchener and Lloyd George: First World Warlords, believes so, as did David Lloyd George, Britains wartime prime minister. In a bloody act of... (read more)

Available October 2014
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The Struggle for the New Arab State: Postcolonialism, Privatisation and Political Change (New Politics, Progressive Policy)
The Struggle for the New Arab State: Postcolonialism, Privatisation and Political Change (New Politics, Progressive Policy)
by Samer N. Abboud
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In this book Samer N. Abboud shows how the wave of revolt which has shaken the Arab world since 2011 is rooted in deep socioeconomic changes, in particular the impact of neoliberal policies in creating social dislocations. Abboud provides a sophisticated... (read more)

Available September 24, 2015
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Revolution!: The Brick Chronicle of the American Revolution and the Inspiring Fight for Liberty and Equality That Shook the World
Revolution!: The Brick Chronicle of the American Revolution and the Inspiring Fight for Liberty and Equality That Shook the World
by Brendan Powell Smith
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Creator of the bestselling The Brick Bible series, master LEGO storyteller Brendan Powell Smith makes history come alive with a fresh new telling of the most fascinating details of our past. Following 2013s Assassination!, Smiths new Revolution! takes... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Tracks and Tracking: The Classic Guide to Seeing and Reading Animal Signs
Tracks and Tracking: The Classic Guide to Seeing and Reading Animal Signs
by Josef Brunner
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The most comprehensive guide to reading the signs and tracks of dozens of animals! “To derive the greatest pleasure from the pursuit of game,” Brunner writes in the foreword to this classic hunting guide, “it is necessary to be versed in... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Philip the Arab: A Study in Prejudice
Philip the Arab: A Study in Prejudice
by Yasamin Zahran
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The only significant book on this little known Roman emperor. Originally from Syria, Philip the Arab ruled the Empire of the East from AD 244 to 249 and is remembered for being sympathetic to the Christian faith—some even claim that he converted to... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Sport in the Greek and Roman Worlds: Greek Athletic Identities and Roman Sports and Spectacle Volume 2 (Oxford Readings in Classical Studies)
Sport in the Greek and Roman Worlds: Greek Athletic Identities and Roman Sports and Spectacle Volume 2 (Oxford Readings in Classical Studies)
by Thomas F. Scanlon
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From the identity of Greek athletes and the place of Greek games in the Roman era to forms, functions, and venues of Roman spectacles, this second volume of Sport in the Greek and Roman Worlds contains eleven articles and chapters of enduring importance... (read more)

Available September 2014
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We Also Made History: Women in the Ambedkarite Movement
We Also Made History: Women in the Ambedkarite Movement
by Urmila Pawar
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Originally published in Marathi in 1989, this contemporary classic details the history of women’s participation in Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s Dalit movement for the first time. Focusing on the involvement of women in various Dalit struggles since... (read more)

Available October 2014
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News from Tartary: An Epic Journey Across Central Asia (Peter Fleming Collection)
News from Tartary: An Epic Journey Across Central Asia (Peter Fleming Collection)
by Peter Fleming
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News from Tartary describes a phenomenally successful attempt that legendary adventurer Peter Fleming made to travel overland from Peking to Kashmir. The journey took seven months and covered about 3,500 miles. and Motivated largely by curiosity, he set... (read more)

Available September 23, 2014
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How the Underdog Korea Has Emerged from War to Economic Power: From Ashes to Flames (Chandos Asian Studies: Contemporary Issues and Trends)
How the Underdog Korea Has Emerged from War to Economic Power: From Ashes to Flames (Chandos Asian Studies: Contemporary Issues and Trends)
by Sang H. Nam
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Korea has emerged from one of the poorest countries of the 1960s to an economic power within a few decades. Often called the miracle of the Han River, Koreas rapid ascension to an economic power is one of the most remarkable ‘rags to riches stories... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Confessions of A D.C. Madam: The Politics of Sex, Lies, and Blackmail
Confessions of A D.C. Madam: The Politics of Sex, Lies, and Blackmail
by Henry Vinson
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A firsthand account of how public officials and other well-connected individuals have been compromised or blackmailed by their sexual improprieties, Confessions of a D.C. Madame relates the authors time running the largest gay escort service in... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Tell It to the World: International Justice and the Secret Campaign to Hide Mass Murder in Kosovo
Tell It to the World: International Justice and the Secret Campaign to Hide Mass Murder in Kosovo
by Eliott Behar
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On April 5, 1999, local police in Serbia found a truck floating half-submerged in the Danube River. There was no sign of the driver, but a stone was sitting on the gas pedal. When the police finally managed to pull the truck out and open the cargo hold... (read more)

Available October 2014
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The Edge of Africa: Second Edition
The Edge of Africa: Second Edition
by Francisco Dallmeier
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ALFONSO ALONSO is a conservation biologist and Director of the Field Programs at the Center for Conservation Education and Sustainability of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Since 1996 he has established strategic partnerships for... (read more)

Available December 8, 2015
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RAF and Usaaf Airfields in the UK During the Second World War: A Complete Gazetteer
RAF and Usaaf Airfields in the UK During the Second World War: A Complete Gazetteer
by Geoff Mills
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Chronicling the airfields in Britain from 1939 to 1945, details such as code, opened/closed, control tower, builder, hangers, lighting, accommodation and personnel are included. Also, it reveals an insight into what happened at each airfield, some of... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Scotland: A History
Scotland: A History
by Jenny Wormald
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Scotland has long had a romantic appeal which has tended to be focused on a few over-dramatized personalities or events, notably Mary Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie, the Highland Clearances - the failures and the sad - though more positively... (read more)

Available December 2014
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From Pole to Pole: Roald Amundsen's Journey in Flight
From Pole to Pole: Roald Amundsen's Journey in Flight
by Garth James Cameron
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Roald Amundsen was the most successful polar explorer of his era using sledges, dogs, skis, and ships. He is mainly remembered for being the first man to reach the South Pole on December 14, 1911. What is less often remembered is that he was also the... (read more)

Available November 2014
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The Divided Dominion: Social Conflict and Indian Hatred in Early Virginia
The Divided Dominion: Social Conflict and Indian Hatred in Early Virginia
by Ethan A. Schmidt
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In The Divided Dominion, Ethan A. Schmidt examines the social struggle that created Bacon's Rebellion, focusing on the role of class antagonism in fostering violence toward native people in seventeenth-century Virginia. This provocative volume places a... (read more)

Available January 2015
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