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Nation Maker
Written by Richard J. Gwyn

Hardcover | 688 pages | Random House Canada | History - Canada; Biography & Autobiography - Historical; Biography & Autobiography - Political
978-0-307-35644-4 (0-307-35644-2)

September 27, 2011 | $37.00

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Nation Maker
Written by Richard J. Gwyn

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307356444
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An exciting story, passionately told and rich in detail, this major biography is the second volume of the bestselling, award-winning John A: The Man Who Made Us, by well-known journalist and highly respected author Richard Gwyn.

John A. Macdonald, Canada's first and most important prime minister, is the man who...

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Into the Silence
Written by Wade Davis

Hardcover | 672 pages | Knopf Canada | History - Great Britain; Biography & Autobiography - Adventurers & Explorers
978-0-676-97919-0 (0-676-97919-X)

September 27, 2011 | $35.00

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Into the Silence
Written by Wade Davis

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780676979190
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A magnificent work of history, biography and adventure.

If the quest for Mount Everest began as a grand imperial gesture, as redemption for an empire of explorers that had lost the race to the Poles, it ended as a mission of regeneration for a country and a people bled white by war...

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1493
Written by Charles C. Mann

Hardcover | 560 pages | Knopf | History - America (North, Central, South, West Indies); History - Expeditions & Discoveries; History - United States - Colonial Period (1600-1775)
978-0-307-26572-2 (0-307-26572-2)

August 9, 2011 | $34.50

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1493
Written by Charles C. Mann

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ISBN: 9780307265722
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From the author of 1491—the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs.

More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically...


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A Train in Winter
Written by Caroline Moorehead

Hardcover | 384 pages | Random House Canada | History - Holocaust; Biography & Autobiography - Historical; Social Science - Women's Studies
978-0-307-35694-9 (0-307-35694-9)

November 1, 2011 | $32.00

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A Train in Winter
Written by Caroline Moorehead

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ISBN: 9780307356949
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“How can you do this work if you have a child?” asked her mother.

“It is because I have a child that I do it,” replied Cecile. “This is not a world I wish her to grow up in.”

On January 24, 1943, 230 women were placed in four cattle trucks on...



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The Beautiful and the Damned
Written by Siddhartha Deb

Hardcover | 272 pages | Bond Street Books | Social Science; History - India
978-0-385-66528-5 (0-385-66528-8)

August 9, 2011 | $32.95

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The Beautiful and the Damned
Written by Siddhartha Deb

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ISBN: 9780385665285
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The one book you need on the New India.

In 2004, after six years in New York, Siddhartha Deb returned to India to look for a job. He discovered that sweeping change had overtaken the country. With the globalization of its economy, the relaxation of trade rules, the growth in technology, and...

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Two Generals
Written by Scott Chantler

Trade Paperback | 152 pages | Emblem Editions | History - Canada; Comics & Graphic Novels - Nonfiction; Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs
978-0-7710-1959-3 (0-7710-1959-9)

September 27, 2011 | $19.99

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Two Generals
Written by Scott Chantler

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ISBN: 9780771019593
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A beautifully illustrated and poignant graphic memoir that tells the story of World War II from an Everyman's perspective.
 
In March of 1943, Scott Chantler's grandfather, Law Chantler, shipped out across the Atlantic for active service with the Highland Light Infantry of Canada, along with his best friend, Jack, a fellow officer...



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The Anatomy of Israel's Survival
Written by Hirsh Goodman

Hardcover | 288 pages | Signal | History - Israel; Political Science
978-0-7710-3405-3 (0-7710-3405-9)

August 30, 2011 | $32.99

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The Anatomy of Israel's Survival
Written by Hirsh Goodman

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771034053
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For readers of Michael Oren, Alan Dershowitz, and George Gilder comes a new perspective on a hot topic: the future of Israel.

"Can Israel survive?" has been the essential question for Israelis -- and Jews worldwide -- since the Holocaust. Now a renowned Israeli journalist and security expert conducts a "strategic state...

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Mary Boleyn
Written by Alison Weir

Hardcover | 400 pages | McClelland & Stewart | History - Great Britain
978-0-7710-8922-0 (0-7710-8922-8)

October 4, 2011 | $32.00

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Mary Boleyn
Written by Alison Weir

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ISBN: 9780771089220
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Sister to Queen Anne Boleyn, seduced by two kings, she was an intimate player in one of history’s most gripping dramas. Yet much of what we know about Mary Boleyn has been fostered through garbled gossip, romantic fiction, and the misconceptions repeated by historians. Now, in her latest book, New York...



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Egg on Mao
Written by Denise Chong

Trade Paperback | 256 pages | Vintage Canada | Social Science; History - China
978-0-307-35580-5 (0-307-35580-2)

August 30, 2011 | $21.00

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Egg on Mao
Written by Denise Chong

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ISBN: 9780307355805
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The eagerly-awaited new book by Denise Chong, author of the award-winning, national bestseller, The Concubine’s Children.

In her first book in a decade, beloved author Denise Chong, tells the story of a man who humiliated a repressive regime in front of the entire world, and whose daring gesture informs our view of...

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In Ishmael's House
Written by Martin Gilbert

Trade Paperback | 448 pages | Emblem Editions | History - Modern - 21St Century; History - Jewish; History
978-0-7710-3569-2 (0-7710-3569-1)

September 20, 2011 | $21.00

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In Ishmael's House
Written by Martin Gilbert

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ISBN: 9780771035692
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From one of the most popular historians writing today comes a book as fascinating as the bestsellers of Karen Armstrong and Reza Aslan.

In this captivating chronicle, Martin Gilbert shines new light on a controversial dilemma in the modern world: the troubled relationship between Jews and Muslims. Beginning at the dawn of...

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Borderlands
Written by Derek Lundy

Trade Paperback | 432 pages | Vintage Canada | Travel - United States; Travel - Road Travel; History - North America
978-0-307-39863-5 (0-307-39863-3)

October 4, 2011 | $19.95

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Borderlands
Written by Derek Lundy

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ISBN: 9780307398635
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"The periphery of a place can tell us a great deal about its heartland. along the edge of a nation's territory, its real prejudices, fears and obsessions - but also its virtues - irrepressibly bubble up as its people confront the 'other' whom they admire, or fear, or hold in contempt...

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Why the West Rules - For Now
Written by Ian Morris

Trade Paperback | 768 pages | Emblem Editions | History - Civilization; History - Social History; History - World
978-0-7710-6456-2 (0-7710-6456-X)

December 6, 2011 | $26.99

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Why the West Rules - For Now
Written by Ian Morris

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ISBN: 9780771064562
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Why does the West rule? In this magnum opus, eminent Stanford polymath Ian Morris answers this provocative question, drawing on 50,000 years of history, archeology, and the methods of social science, to make sense of when, how, and why the paths of development differed in the East and West — and...

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Pierre Berton's War of 1812
Written by Pierre Berton

Trade Paperback | 928 pages | Anchor Canada | History; History - Canada - Pre-Confederation (To 1867)
978-0-385-67648-9 (0-385-67648-4)

November 1, 2011 | $29.95

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Pierre Berton's War of 1812
Written by Pierre Berton

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ISBN: 9780385676489
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To commemorate the bi-centenary of the War of 1812, Anchor Canada brings together Pierre Berton's two groundbreaking books on the subject. The Invasion of Canada is a remarkable account of the war's first year and the events that led up to it; Pierre Berton transforms history into an engrossing narrative that...

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A Wicked Company
Written by Philipp Blom

Trade Paperback | 384 pages | Emblem Editions | History - Europe
978-0-7710-1649-3 (0-7710-1649-2)

November 1, 2011 | $22.99

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A Wicked Company
Written by Philipp Blom

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ISBN: 9780771016493
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The acclaimed author of The Vertigo Years tells the remarkable story of the Parisian salon that brought together the greatest minds of the 18th century - Rousseau, Hume, Diderot, Voltaire, Benjamin Franklin - and changed the world forever.

The Paris salon of Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron d'Holbach - where friendship and radical philosophy...

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The Balfour Declaration
Written by Jonathan Schneer

Trade Paperback | 480 pages | Anchor Canada | History - Great Britain; History - Israel; History - Military - World War II
978-0-385-66259-8 (0-385-66259-9)

January 3, 2012 | $24.95

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The Balfour Declaration
Written by Jonathan Schneer

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ISBN: 9780385662598
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Winner of the National Jewish Book Award

Issued in London in 1917, the Balfour Declaration was one of the key documents of the twentieth century. It committed Britain to supporting the establishment in Palestine of “a National Home for the Jewish people,” and its reverberations continue to be felt to this day...



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