Atlas of Lost Cities A Travel Guide to Abandoned and Forsaken Destinations Aude De Tocqueville  Atlas of Lost Cities reveals the fascinating destinies of 44 once-thriving communities and centers of commerce and culture, which exist today as vacant ruins, where only far off memories and ghosts remain.

 

Atlas of Lost Cities

A Travel Guide to Abandoned and Forsaken Destinations

Aude De Tocqueville 

Atlas of Lost Cities reveals the fascinating destinies of 44 once-thriving communities and centers of commerce and culture, which exist today as vacant ruins, where only far off memories and ghosts remain.

 
  Atlas of Cursed Places A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations Olivier Le Career Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places, complete with vintage maps and period illustrations in a handsome volume.

 

Atlas of Cursed Places

A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

Olivier Le Career

Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places, complete with vintage maps and period illustrations in a handsome volume.

  MOMENTS The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographs Hal Buell Foreward by David Halberstam The bestselling, complete collection of more than 600 Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs, from the first awards in 1942 through the 2015 honors. 

 

MOMENTS

The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographs

Hal Buell
Foreward by David Halberstam

The bestselling, complete collection of more than 600 Pulitzer Prize-winning photographs, from the first awards in 1942 through the 2015 honors. 

 
Red A History of the Redhead Jacky Colliss Harvey The brilliantly told, captivating history of red hair throughout the ages and across multiple disciplines, including science, religion, politics, feminism and sexuality, literature, and art.


Red

A History of the Redhead

Jacky Colliss Harvey

The brilliantly told, captivating history of red hair throughout the ages and across multiple disciplines, including science, religion, politics, feminism and sexuality, literature, and art.

The Presidents Fact Book REVISED AND UPDATED! The Achievements, Campaigns, Events, Triumphs, Tragedies, and Legacies of Every President from George Washington to Barack Obama Roger Matuz Edited and Revised by Bill Harris and Thomas J. Craughwell In time for the 2015 presidential election cycle, this revised paperback edition is the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide on the presidents and includes the milestones of Barack Obama’s first and second terms.


The Presidents Fact Book
REVISED AND UPDATED!

The Achievements, Campaigns, Events, Triumphs, Tragedies, and Legacies of Every President from
George Washington to Barack Obama

Roger Matuz
Edited and Revised by Bill Harris and Thomas J. Craughwell

In time for the 2015 presidential election cycle, this revised paperback edition is the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide on the presidents
and includes the milestones of Barack Obama’s first and second terms.

The First Ladies Fact Book The Childhoods, Courtships, Marriages, Campaigns, Accomplishments, and Legacies of Every First Lady from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama Bill Harris Additional text by Laura Ross The revised and updated edition, including all-new information on Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, and Betty Ford.


The First Ladies Fact Book

The Childhoods, Courtships, Marriages, Campaigns, Accomplishments, and Legacies of Every First Lady from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama

Bill Harris
Additional text by Laura Ross

The revised and updated edition,
including all-new information on
Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton,
Laura Bush, and Betty Ford.

The New York Times: The Complete World War II 1939-1945 Edited by Richard Overy Introduction by Tom Brokaw Experience the history, politics, and tragedy of World War II as never before seen through the original, often firsthand daily reportage of The New York Times, our country’s newspaper of record.


The New York Times: The Complete World War II

1939-1945

Edited by Richard Overy
Introduction by Tom Brokaw

Experience the history, politics, and tragedy of World War II as never before seen through the original, often firsthand daily reportage of The New York Times, our country’s newspaper of record.

The New York Times: Disunion Modern Historians Revisit and Reconsider The Civil War from Lincoln's Election to the Emancipation Proclamation Edited by Ted Widmer A major new collection of modern commentary, from scholars, historians, and Civil War buffs, on the significant events of the Civil War, culled from The New York Times’ popular Disunion on-line journal.


The New York Times: Disunion

Modern Historians Revisit and Reconsider The Civil War from Lincoln's Election to the Emancipation
Proclamation

Edited by Ted Widmer

A major new collection of modern commentary, from scholars, historians, and Civil War buffs, on the significant events of the Civil War, culled from The New York Times’ popular Disunion on-line journal.

Presimetrics What the Facts Tell Us About How the Presidents Measure Up on the Issues We Care Most About Mike Kimel and Michael E. Kanell Information Graphics by Nigel Holmes The authors cut through party bias to present the quantifiable facts about how modern presidents have performed on critical national issues.  


Presimetrics

What the Facts Tell Us About How the Presidents Measure Up on the Issues We Care Most About

Mike Kimel and Michael E. Kanell
Information Graphics by Nigel Holmes

The authors cut through party bias to present the quantifiable facts about how modern presidents have performed on critical national issues.

 

The American Experience The History and Culture of the United States through Speeches, Letters, Essays, Editorials, Poems, Songs, and Stories Edited by Erik Bruun and Jay Crosby An important collection of 569 primary documents, which explores the events, major and minor, that have shaped our nation and illuminates every aspect of its history.


The American Experience

The History and Culture of the United States through Speeches, Letters, Essays, Editorials, Poems, Songs,
and Stories

Edited by Erik Bruun and Jay Crosby

An important collection of 569 primary documents, which explores the events, major and minor, that have shaped our nation and illuminates every aspect of its history.

The Historic Maps and Views Collection 24 Frameable Maps and Views George Sinclair, Vincent Virga, and the Granger Collection Historic Maps and Views is a first-of-its-kind collection of historic maps and views of New York, London, Rome, Paris, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and the Old South. Each book is specially bound so the 24 maps can be easily removed and framed in standard-size frames.


The Historic Maps and Views Collection

24 Frameable Maps and Views

George Sinclair, Vincent Virga, and the Granger Collection

Historic Maps and Views is a first-of-its-kind collection of historic maps and views of New York, London, Rome, Paris, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, and the Old South. Each book is specially bound so the 24 maps can be easily removed and framed in standard-size frames.

Cuba The Sights, Sounds, Flavors, and Faces François Missen Photography by Pierre Hausherr The people, architecture, cuisine, and natural beauty of Cuba come to life in this gorgeous, one-of-a-kind tribute to this fascinating island country.


Cuba

The Sights, Sounds, Flavors, and Faces

François Missen
Photography by Pierre Hausherr

The people, architecture, cuisine, and natural beauty of Cuba come to life in this gorgeous, one-of-a-kind tribute to this fascinating island country.

3D Series

The Great War in 3D 3D Photos of Men in Battle, 1914–1918 Jean-Pierre Verney Michael Stephenson, consulting editor See The Great War in 3D and experience firsthand stories as told from the soldiers’ perspectives.


The Great War in 3D

3D Photos of Men in Battle, 1914–1918

Jean-Pierre Verney
Michael Stephenson, consulting editor

See The Great War in 3D and experience firsthand stories as told from the soldiers’ perspectives.

New York City in 3D In the Gilded Age Esther Crain Be transported to New York during the Gilded Age and experience daily life in one of the world’s most vibrant cities through mesmerizing, contemporary 3D photography and exciting tales of the time.


New York City in 3D

In the Gilded Age

Esther Crain

Be transported to New York during the Gilded Age and experience daily life in one of the world’s most vibrant cities through mesmerizing, contemporary 3D photography and exciting tales of the time.

Paris In 3D In The Belle Époque (1880–1914) A Book Plus a Stereoscopic Viewer and 35 3D Photos Bruno Fuligni This handsome, unique package offers a rare view of Paris, the world’s most beautiful city, during an era when art, literature, poetry, and music blossomed and reigned.


Paris In 3D In The Belle Époque (1880–1914)

A Book Plus a Stereoscopic Viewer and 35 3D Photos

Bruno Fuligni

This handsome, unique package offers a rare view of Paris, the world’s most beautiful city, during an era when art, literature, poetry, and music blossomed
and reigned.

Smithsonian Civil War in 3D The Life and Death of the Soldier Michael Stephenson The everyday experiences of Union and Confederate soldiers are vividly captured in historic 3D images, seen through an accompanying stereoscopic viewer, in this unique book-and-box format.


Smithsonian Civil War in 3D

The Life and Death of the Soldier

Michael Stephenson

The everyday experiences of Union and Confederate soldiers are vividly captured in historic 3D images, seen through an accompanying stereoscopic viewer, in this unique book-and-box format.

 

The New York Times Decades Series

The New York Times: The Times of the Sixties The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade Edited with commentary by John Rockwell There is no better record of events than The New York Times, and now The Times of the Sixties captures the history, culture, and personalities of the decade through hundreds of articles and original commentary in this unique and fascinating book.


The New York Times: The Times of the Sixties

The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade

Edited with commentary by John Rockwell

There is no better record of events than The New York Times, and now The Times of the Sixties captures the history, culture, and personalities of
the decade through hundreds of articles and original commentary in this unique and fascinating book.

The New York Times: The Times of the Seventies The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade Edited with commentary by Clyde Haberman The New York Times: The Times of the Seventies is a brilliant time capsule containing all of the greatest, most important, and most memorable moments and events from the decade.


The New York Times: The Times of the Seventies

The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade

Edited with commentary by Clyde Haberman

The New York Times: The Times of the Seventies is a brilliant time capsule containing all of the greatest, most important, and most memorable moments and events from the decade.

The New York Times: The Times of the Eighties The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade Edited with commentary by William Grimes From our nation’s best source of in-depth daily reporting comes the ultimate record of the news, culture, and personalities of the decade of the 1980s, as told through hundreds of hand-selected articles and compelling original commentary in this unique and fascinating book.


The New York Times: The Times of the Eighties

The Culture, Politics, and Personalities that Shaped the Decade

Edited with commentary by William Grimes

From our nation’s best source of in-depth daily reporting comes the ultimate record of the news, culture, and personalities of the decade of the 1980s, as told through hundreds of hand-selected articles and compelling original commentary in this unique and fascinating book.