Life Death and Revelry: The Farnese Sarcophagus

Life Death & Revelry: The Farnese Sarcophagus By Christina Nielson, Editor In terms of antiquarian fame, the Farnese Sarcophagus – elaborately carved with satyrs and maenads gathering grapes – may be the most important work of art in the Gardner collection, and...

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Vanishing Vernacular: Western Landmarks

Vanishing Vernacular: Western Landmarks By Steve Fitch • Toby Jurovics Steve Fitch is among America’s most well-known chroniclers of the American West since the days of Easy Rider. He has been photographing examples of the West’s changing vernacular landscape and...

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Smithsonian: Timelines of Everything

Smithsonian: Timelines of Everything By DK • Smithsonian Institution, Contributor Jam-packed with surprising facts and amazing details, such as the most bloodthirsty pirate of all time and the first crime to be solved by studying fingerprints, Timelines of Everything...

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Smithsonian: History of the World Map by Map

Smithsonian: History of the World Map by Map By DK Custom regional and global maps present the history of the world in action, charting how events traced patterns on land and ocean--patterns of exploration, discovery, or conquest that created empires, colonies, or...

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Ocean Liners: An Illustrated History

Ocean Liners: An Illustrated History By Peter Newall Before the advent of the jet age, ocean liners were the principal means of transport around the globe, and carried migrants and business people, soldiers and administrators, families and lone travelers to every...

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Late-Medieval and Renaissance Textiles

Late-Medieval and Renaissance Textiles By Rosamund Garrett • Matthew Reeves This publication, the first of its kind in many decades, draws together thirty-six rare and sumptuous European textiles created between the late fourteenth and late sixteenth centuries....

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Modern Monarchy: The British Royal Family Today

Modern Monarchy: The British Royal Family Today By Chris Jackson • Michael Pritchard, Foreword In his own words in captions and texts, he reveals the magic as well as the logistics of what it's like to photograph the Royal family. The result is this unique collection...

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Apollo: VII – XVII

Apollo: VII – XVII By Floris Heyne • Joel Meter • Simon Phillipson • Delano Steenmeijer • Walter Cunningham, Foreword This thrilling photo book features previously-unpublished photographs from the NASA archives, now meticulously digitized, captured by the Apollo...

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Churchill: Walking with Destiny By Andrew Roberts When we seek an example of great leaders with unalloyed courage, the person who comes to mind is Winston Churchill: the iconic, visionary war leader immune from the consensus of the day, who stood firmly for his...

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Operation Market Garden: September 1944

Operation Market Garden: September 1944 By Simon Forty • Tom Timmermans The battle of Normandy ended as the Allied armies crossed the Seine at the end of August 1944, a month after Operation Cobra had broken the stalemate. The Allies harried the retreating Germans,...

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Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914-1948

Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914-1948 By Ramachandra Guha This volume opens with Mohandas Gandhi's arrival in Bombay in January 1915 and takes us through his epic struggles over the next three decades: to deliver India from British rule, to forge...

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The Periodic Table of Feminism

With clever “top 10” lists–such as Feminists in Fiction, Feminists Before Feminism, Best Women’s Marches, and Male Feminists–plus 120 meme-ready illustrations and inspiring pull quotes, this essential guide to feminism offers courage and inspiration for a new generation.

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Presidents of War

Ten years in the research and writing, Presidents of War is a fresh, magisterial, intimate look at a procession of American leaders as they took the nation into conflict and mobilized their country for victory.

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Napoleon: A Life

This most famous of men is also the most hidden of men, and Zamoyski dives deeper than any previous biographer to find him. Beautifully written, Napoleon brilliantly sets the man in his European context.

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