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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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  • 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

    £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, k 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 f 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
  • 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 no Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £20.00
  • Complete Flags of the World

    Format:Paperback  

    Explore the world, flag by flag From Antigua to New Zealand discover the flags of the world with this updated edition of Complete Flags of the World. Learn all about flags from around the world - from the meaning behind country flags, national flags, world flags, sta Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £12.99
  • The Iron Road

    Format:Hardback  

    A fascinating journey through the history of railways From the early steam trains to the high-speed bullet trains of today, The Iron Road tells the hidden stories of railway history- the inspired engineering, blood, sweat and tears that went into the construction of th Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £19.99
  • World War I

    Format:Hardback  

    World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide is a fascinating portrait of a world at war, vividly portraying the conflicts of the Great War on land, sea and in the skies. This history book will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about the First World War. You w Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £25.00
  • Kings & Queens of England and Scotland

    Format:Paperback  

    New edition of the drama and history of Britain's royal lineage from the Saxons to the Windsors Don't know your Albert from your Ethelred? Or which Henry had six wives, and which was crowned at eight years old? Kings & Queens of England and Scotland is the essential gu Read more

    £6.99
  • The Vatican

    Format:Paperback  

    A unique visual guide to life inside the spiritual centre of the Catholic Church, updated to include Pope Francis The Vatican explores Vatican City, the world's smallest sovereign state and the spiritual heart of one of the world's great religions with worldwide influe Read more

    £16.99
  • Essential Shakespeare Handbook

    Format:Paperback  

    The ultimate visual guide to every Shakespeare play The Essential Shakespeare Handbook unravels the history, themes and language of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. Romance, comedy and tragedy, Shakespeare's canon has it all. With act-by-act plot summaries and resumes Read more

    £16.99
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