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Format: Hardcover, 624 pages
Gold Medal for Fiction, 2006, Military Writers Society of America
Includes The Taylor Effect, a March 2000 Nobel Prize-nominated discovery on the movement of the world's global markets.
What if the world's stock markets really are predictable? How would the world's most rich and powerful react if someone stumbled upon one of history's best-kept and most shocking secrets?
What is tomorrow's Wall Street Journal worth to you today? Where is the line between reality and fiction? Are the financial markets really predictable? Does an ancient artifact hold the key to how some of the world's wealthiest families made their fortunes? Read More...
Format: Hardback, 496 pages
6 x 9, 16 pages of illustrations
Book published by Casemate Publishers
World War II, which occurred precisely at the juncture between air transport capability and the invention of the helicopter, saw history’s first and only mass use of paratroopers dropped into battle from the sky, perhaps the most courageous combat task seen in modern warfare. And "Jumpin' Jim" Gavin was by all accounts America’s best paratrooper leader. Read More...
Format: Paperback, 240 pages
Cover photo by William Ames
The first Big 10 school to be featured in the new, exciting, and completely original Sports by the Numbers series! Read More...
Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
7x10, 126 images, 31 maps
View the book's dust jacket.
150 years after the event, the grand near-suicidal attack against the Union position on Cemetery Ridge still emotionally resonates with Gettysburg enthusiasts like no other aspect of the battle. On the afternoon of July 3, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee ordered more than 12,000 Southern infantry to undertake what would become the most legendary charge in American military history. This attack, popularly but inaccurately known as "Pickett's Charge," is often considered the turning point of the Civil War's seminal battle of Gettysburg. Read More...
Format: Hardcover, 326 pages
WINNER: Non-Fiction Book of the Year, 2006, Military Writers Society of America
IT WAS TRUE IN THE 1940s, and it is still true today: if you have talent, someone will notice. In Gene Moore's case, that someone was the Brooklyn Dodgers... Read More...
Format: Hardcover, 456 pages
Format: Paperback, 456 pages
Foreword by Civil War historian Mark Grimsley
58 photos, 11 maps, notes, appendices, bibliography index, dust jacket
Instead of finding glory and victorytwo objectives with which he was intimately familiarStuart reaped stinging criticism and substantial blame for one of the Confederacy's most stunning and unexpected battlefield defeats... Read More...
Format: Paperback, 224 pages
6 x 9, 7 maps, 60 photos
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Few aspects of the battle of Gettysburg are as misunderstood as the role played by the cavalry of both sides. Protecting the Flank at Gettysburg: The Battles for Brinkerhoff’s Ridge and East Cavalry Field, July 2 - 3, 1863 by award-winning author Eric J. Wittenberg is the first and only book to examine in significant detail how the mounted arm directly affected the outcome of the battle. Read More...