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  • The March of Folly

    From Troy to Vietnam

    Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Barbara W. Tuchman, author of the World War I masterpiece The Guns of August, grapples with her boldest subject: the pervasive presence, through the ages, of failure, mismanagement, and delusion in government.Drawing on a comprehensive array of examples, from Montezuma’s senseless surrender of his empire in 1520 to Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, Barbara W. Tuchman ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The March of Folly

    From Troy to Vietnam

    Narrated by Wanda McCaddon ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 53 min

    In The March of Folly, two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Barbara Tuchman tackles the pervasive presence of folly in governments through the ages. Defining folly as the pursuit by governments of policies contrary to their own interests, despite the availability of feasible alternatives, Tuchman details four decisive turning points in history that illustrate the very heights of folly in ... Read more

    $27.95 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • The March of the Twenty-Six

    series Pen & Sword Military Classics
    Between the years 1804 and 1815, Napoleon created twenty-six Marshals of France. These men, who held the highest positions in the Empire after Napoleon himself, came from very diverse backgrounds and ranged from a smuggler to a Prince. They acquired titles and great riches but in the end there was only one who was not corrupted by greed or ambition. This book describes their rise and fall. ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Das Reich

    The March of the 2nd SS Panzer Division Through France, June 1944

    series Zenith Military Classics
    World-renowned British historian Sir Max Hastings recounts one of the most horrific months of World War II.June 1944, the month of the D-Day landings carried out by Allied forces in Normandy, France. Germany’s 2nd SS Panzer Division, one of Adolf Hitler’s most elite armor units, had recently been pulled from the Eastern Front and relocated to France in order to regroup, recruit more troops, and ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Anabasis: The March of the Ten Thousand

    The Persian Expedition of Cyrus

    by Xenophon ...
    Translated by Henry Graham Dakyns ...
    Anabasis is Xenophon's most famous book. The seven-tome book of the Anabasis describes The March of the Ten Thousand and their return to Greece. Xenophon accompanied the Ten Thousand, a large army of Greek mercenaries hired by Cyrus the Younger, who intended to seize the throne of Persia from his brother, Artaxerxes II. The narration of the journey is Xenophon's best known work, and "one of the ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The March of the Berry Pickers

    by C.S. Woolley ...
    series The Mysteries of Stickleback Hollow
    When her parents die from fever, Lady Sarah Montgomery Baird Watson-Wentworth has to leave India, a land she was born and raised in, and travel to England for the first time. Finding it almost impossible to adjust to London society, Sarah flees to the county of Cheshire and the country estate of Grangeback that borders the village of Stickleback Hollow. A place filled with oddballs, eccentrics and ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Seek First the Kingdom: The March of Hope

    by Walter Adams ...
    Seek First the Kingdom - The March of Hope is a journey through Catholicism by the author of Journey to Christendom - The Freedom Dance.Here you will move forward through the gateway at the great castle walls of Catholicism and march with the Virgin Mary, St. Joan of Arc, and St. Thérèse of Lisieux to a beautiful, panoramic view of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ that waits for you inside the ... Read more

    $1.25 USD

  • The March of Unreason

    Science, Democracy, and the New Fundamentalism

    by Dick Taverne ...
    Our daily news bulletins bring us tales of the wonder of science, from Mars rovers and intelligent robots to developments in cancer treatment, and yet often the emphasis is on the potential threats posed by science. It appears that irrationality is on the rise in western society, and public opinion is increasingly dominated by unreflecting prejudice and unwillingness to engage with factual ... Read more

    $10.49 USD

  • The March of the Ten Thousand

    Being A Translation of The Anabasis

    by Xenophon ...
    Stranded deep in enemy territory, the Spartan general Clearchus and the other Greek senior officers were subsequently killed or captured by treachery on the part of the Persian satrap Tissaphernes. Xenophon, one of three remaining leaders elected by the soldiers, played an instrumental role in encouraging the Greek army of 10,000 to march north across foodless deserts and snow-filled mountain ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • 101 Stumbles in the March of History

    What If the Great Mistakes in War, Government, Industry, and Economics Were Not Made?

    by Bill Fawcett ...
    An all-new compendium of 101 historic screw-ups from the author of 100 Mistakes that Changed History.DID I DO THAT???When asked to name a successor, Alexander the Great declared that his empire should go “to the strongest”. . . but would rival factions have descended into war if he’d been a little more specific?What if the Vienna Academy of Art took a chance on a hopeful young student named Adolf ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Amit Shah and the March of BJP

    The story of Amit Shah's political life, struggles, rise and triumph is little known. For a leader who is often referred to as the Chanakya of Indian politics, who has dominated India's fast-paced and complex political stage since 2014, has altered its electoral map by leading the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to successive historic victories post the May 2014 general elections, there is very ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Letters from Portugal and Spain: written during the march of the British troops under Sir John Moore

    Sir Robert Ker Porter’s life was as varied and dramatic as his paintings. A noted author, artist, soldier and diplomat, he was born into a military family in Durham. After developing a reputation for his painting, he travelled extensively in Northern Europe, before accepting commissions for historical paintings from the Tzar of Russia in 1805. He travelled on to Sweden where he met Sir John Moore. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD