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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 historical figures, events, cultures and 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.

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 historical figures, events, cultures and 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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  • The History Book

    Format:Hardback  

    Travel back in time with the latest instalment in the bestselling Big Ideas series. The History Book charts world history from the dawn of civilisation to the modern culture we live in today. From the origins of homo-sapiens to the release of Nelson Mandela, from the Read more

    £16.99
  • American War of Independence

    Format:Hardback  

    Two hundred and forty years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States, the story of how America overthrew the British is as meaningful today as it was when the ink was still wet on the document.There are lavishly Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £25.00
  • History

    Format:Hardback  

    Bringing the people and events of history to life, History makes the past accessible and relevant. Featuring the important events and figures that have shaped the present, from the very origins of humanity to key contemporary issues, such as the development of the Read more

    £30.00
  • Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family

    Format:Hardback  

    A magnificent tribute to the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest reigning monarch, and a celebration of the British royal family. Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family is a stunning visual guide to the Queen, from her childhood to today. Telling Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £25.00
  • Encyclopedia of War

    Format:Paperback  

    Clear and compelling, The Encyclopedia of War documents every major war or significant period of conflict in over 5,000 years of human history.The history of warfare first emerges from legend in Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization, around 3,000 years before the Read more

    £18.99
  • Mountaineers

    Format:Paperback  

    Written in association with the Royal Geographical Society (RGS), Mountaineers tells the story of the pioneers who first conquered the giddy heights of our planet. Full of great tales of endurance and perseverance, more than 80 of the top mountaineers are profiled from Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £16.99
  • 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 IIFrom 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
  • Tudor

    Format:Paperback  

    A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to one of history's most turbulent periods, the Tudor eraDivorced, 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
  • Shakespeare

    Format:Paperback  

    A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to one of history's most iconic writers, William ShakespeareDid 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 Eyewitness Read more

    £6.99
  • Victorians

    Format:Paperback  

    A spectacular and engaging non-fiction Eyewitness guide to one of history's most fascinating periods, the Victorian eraWhat 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
  • 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  

    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 from everyday objects to inventions that changed the world. Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £25.00
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