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  • 100 Books That Changed the World

    A tour of global history by way of history’s most important scrolls, manuscripts, and printed books, from Plato and Homer to the twenty-first century—100 must reads. Beautifully illustrated…

    March 2018 Hardcover $29.95 978-0-7893-3424-4

  • 100 Documents That Changed the World

    A tour of the history of the world through the declarations, manifestos, and agreements from the Magna Carta and the Declaration of Independence to Wikileaks. This fascinating collection…

    November 2015 Hardcover $29.95 978-0-7893-2936-3

  • 100 Letters That Changed the World

    The history of the world as witnessed through the most inspiring, heartfelt, and impactful letters ever written. For the legions of readers who enjoyed 100 Diagrams that Changed…

    October 2019 Hardcover $29.95 978-0-7893-3684-2

  • 100 Speeches That Changed the World

    The history of the world as witnessed through the most inspiring, rousing, and memorable speeches ever given. Throughout history, passionate orators have rallied nations, challenged accepted beliefs, and…

    April 2019 Hardcover $29.95 978-0-7893-3558-6

  • A Day with Marie Antoinette

    Featuring personal correspondence, lavish illustrations, and a wealth of unpublished material, this handsome slipcased volume reveals an intimate portrait of Marie Antoinette, her personal collections, and Versailles. Marie…

    November 2015 Hardcover $34.95 978-2-08-020210-9

  • A Soldier on the Southern Front

    A rediscovered Italian masterpiece chronicling the author’s experience as an infantryman, newly translated and reissued to commemorate the centennial of World War I. Taking its place alongside works…

    February 2014 Hardcover $26.95 978-0-8478-4278-0

  • A Treasury of British Folklore

    An entertaining and engrossing collection of British customs, superstitions and legends from past and present. Did you know, in Cumbria it was believed a person lying on a pillow…

    August 2018 Hardcover $18.95 978-1-911358-39-8

  • Acadia National Park

    The official book of Maine’s treasured and New England’s only national park, on the occasion of the park’s centennial. Created in 1916, and encompassing 45,000 acres on two…

    March 2016 Hardcover $50.00 978-0-8478-4914-7

  • African Twilight

    African Twilight is the two-volume, slipcased magnum opus of the two pioneering documentary photographers of African tribal cultures and ceremonies–a world that is quickly vanishing before our very…

    October 2018 Hardcover $150.00 978-0-8478-6017-3

  • Albuquerque Then and Now

    Albuquerque Then and Now matches vintage photographs with contemporary shots, documenting the change from a popular motel stop on Route 66 to a modern hi-tech city specializing in…

    July 2019 Hardcover $22.50 978-1-911624-06-6

  • Amsterdam Then and Now®

    Amsterdam Then and Now is the perfect historical guide to one of Europe’s best preserved city centres. Written by one of Amsterdam’s most popular walking tour leaders, the…

    May 2018 Hardcover $19.95 978-1-910904-85-5

  • Arizona Then and Now®

    Arizona Then and Now(R) People and Places puts archive and contemporary photographs of the same landmark side-by-side to reveal how Arizona has changed and evolved. From its desert…

    December 2013 Hardcover $19.95 978-1-909108-66-0

  • Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989

    Winner of the 2020 Award for Excellence from the Association of Art Museum Curators, Art After Stonewall explores the powerful art that emerged in the wake of the…

    April 2019 Hardcover $60.00 978-0-8478-6406-5

  • Atlanta Then and Now®

    Archive and contemporary photographs of the same landmark sit side-by-side to show how “Gate City” became the bustling capital of the New SouthAtlanta blends the old-Southern charm and…

    May 2015 Hardcover $19.95 978-1-910496-02-2

  • Austin Then and Now®

    Extensively revised, redesigned, Austin Then and Now® puts archive and contemporary photographs of the same landmark side-by-side to showcase the city’s pastAustin is known for its impressive streets…

    November 2014 Hardcover $19.95 978-1-909815-57-5