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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.

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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  • Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family

    Format:Hardback  

    A magnificent tribute to the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II, who is set to become the longest reigning British monarch, and a celebration of the British royal family. The Queen and the Royal Family is a stunning visual guide to the Queen, from her childhood to 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
  • The Sociology Book

    Format:Hardback  

    All the big ideas, simply explained - an innovative and accessible guide to sociology Part of the popular Big Ideas series, The Sociology Book introduces you to the subject that tells you all about what society is and what makes it tick. With over 80 ideas from the Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £16.99
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
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