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DK’s history books take you through the human evolution of early man to life in the 21st century. Visually stimulating, DK history books cover the events, the people, the cultures and the inventions that have shaped our modern world. Learn about famous kings, queens, and conquerors; come face to face with your ancestors; explore ancient civilisations from the Romans to the Egyptians; discover the history of weapons; meet military leaders; and understand World War I to II as you take a journey through time. Discover a visual history of humanity like you’ve never seen it before with DK history books.

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  • World War II The Definitive Visual Guide

    Format:Hardback  

    The definitive visual history of the people, politics and events of the epic conflict that shaped the modern world, World War II From the build-up of hostility in the years leading up to the war, through to the reverberations still felt in the aftermath, this is a Read more

    £25.00
  • Victorians

    Format:Paperback  

    A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to one of history's most fascinating periods, the Victorian era What did the Victorians invent? Was this a peaceful era? How many children did Queen Victoria have? Find out in Eyewitness Victorians and discover Read more

    £6.99
  • Tudor

    Format:Paperback  

    A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to one of history's most turbulent periods, the Tudor era Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived. We all know the famous rhyme but do you know which Queen out-lived Henry VIII? Who ruled after his Read more

    £6.99
  • The Shakespeare Book

    Format:Hardback  

    The Shakespeare Book is the perfect primer to the works of William Shakespeare, packed with witty illustrations and inspirational quotes. Covering every work, from the comedies of Twelfth Night and As You Like It to the tragedies of Julius Caesar and Hamlet, plus lost Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £16.99
  • Shakespeare

    Format:Paperback  

    A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to one of history's most iconic writers, William Shakespeare Did you know special effects were used in Shakespeare's plays? That devils and ghosts came up through trapdoors in the stage? Find out how in Read more

    £6.99
  • The American Civil War

    Format:Paperback  

    A stunning visual history of the American Civil War Visually arresting and comprehensive, The American Civil War comes fully reviewed and updated, covering the history, causes and consequences of the conflict, providing eyewitness accounts by soldiers and civilians, Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £16.99
  • History of the World in 1000 objects

    Format:Hardback  

    A treasure trove of human creativity from around the world History of the World in 1000 Objects takes a fresh look at world history, viewing cultures and early civilizations through the objects that they created. Humanity is defined by our talent for making things Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £25.00
  • Photography

    Format:Hardback  

    The definitive visual history, from the dawn of photography to the digital age Photography is a beautiful lavishly illustrated reference book tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the global phenomenon of digital photography. Photography Read more

    £25.00
  • The Train Book

    Format:Hardback  

    Also available in eBook
    £25.00
  • Great Maps

    Format:Hardback  

    Great Maps takes a close look at the history of maps, from ancient maps such as medieval mappae mundi to Google Earth. Why do we put north at the top of maps? Which maps show us the way to Heaven, and which show the "land of no sunshine" or the land of "people with Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £20.00
  • Gandhi

    Format:Paperback  

    Explore the fascinating life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi DK Eyewitness Gandhi is a spectacular and informative guide to one of history's most complex and revered personalities. Striking photographs offer you a unique view of Mahatma Gandhi's legacy, tracing his life Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £6.99
  • Ancient Egypt

    Format:Paperback  

    Engaging and entertaining reference guide about Ancient Egypt - perfect for younger readers. From the Great Pyramid of Giza to Tutankhamun's tomb this spectacular non-fiction guide explores one history's most remarkable civilisations. Perfect for homework help Read more

    £6.99
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