Facebook Twitter Youtube Google plus Instegram Pinterest
1 - 10 of
You know that Rome wasn't built in a day, but just how did a cluster of small hilltop villages expand to become one of the greatest empires in history?
Read more »
Dr Yijie Zhuang
30-Second Ancient China unlocks the secrets of its Bronze Age glories and offers summaries of everything.
Details the art of the poisoner; a timeline of fashions in poison across time; and a 20 top poisons identifier, from the herbal mixtures of Ancient Rome to modern killers such as polonium.
Format: Hard Cover
Experience the all-important Normandy invasion through some of D-Day's most incredible photographs.
Amandeep Singh Madra and Parmjit Singh
World War One was the most catastrophic event in 20th century Europe. Max Egremont explains what caused it and why Germany lost - and assesses the disastrous consequences.
In 1860, a 70 year old widow turned landlady named Mary Emsley was found dead in her own home, killed by a blow to the back of her head.
Tells the terrible story of Stalin, whose monstrous rule was directly responsible for millions of deaths, with 1,500 people a day being killed during the Great Purge of 1932-33.
In this short, lively book, Robin Hanbury-Tenison tells the story of the greatest explorers in history and explains what made them so special and their achievements so extraordinary.
Ruth Martin, Volker Weidermann
History that reads like a novel: the story of the writers and intellectuals behind the failed Bavarian Revolution of 1918.