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DK’s history books take you through the human evolution of early man to life today. 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 today. 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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  • Weapon

    Format:Hardback  

    A spectacular visual guide to the epic 4,000-year history of weaponry, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor tells this epic story of the entire spectrum of weaponry through stunning photography and Read More

    Also available in Paperback, eBook
    $40.00
  • The American Revolution

    Format:Hardback  

    The American Revolution will transport you back in time and onto the frontlines. This complete overview of the war brings all the action to life, from the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party to the Declaration of Independence and the Treaty of Paris. Beginning Read More

    $40.00
  • Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family

    Format:Hardback  

    Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family is a magnificent tribute to the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II and a celebration of the British royal family, from the first English kings through the birth of the queen's second grandchild to Prince William and Kate, the Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $40.00
  • History

    Format:Hardback  

    Homo sapiens have remained the same species, largely unchanged in genetic makeup and anatomy since the Cro-Magnon era. By contrast, the cultural, social, and technological changes since then have been nothing less than extraordinary. At the core of this development is Read More

    Also available in Paperback
    $50.00
  • Ultimate Spy

    Format:Hardback  

    Ultimate Spy is the insider's guide to the secret world of espionage. Peek inside the covert world of espionage — its history, high-tech spy gadgets, and aspects of spycraft from surveillance to assassination. This updated edition includes the latest on the revelations Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • Engineers

    Format:Paperback  

    From the earliest engineers such as Archimedes and Hero of Alexandria, heroes of the Industrial Revolution like Eli Whitney and Alessandro Volta, and pioneers of the Modern Age with Henry Ford and Wernher von Braun, Engineers looks at more than eighty of the world's Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $24.95
  • World War II: The Definitive Visual History

    Format:Hardback  

    World War II: The Definitive Visual History is a comprehensive, authoritative, yet accessible guide to the people, politics, events, and lasting effects of World War II. Perhaps the most complex, frightening, and destructive event in global history, the Second World Read More

    $40.00
  • Idiot's Guides: The Middle East Conflict

    Format:Paperback  

    The Middle East is often a pressure cooker of upheaval and the threat of war. Complex dynamics are at work, both culturally and politically, and understanding conflict in this region starts with understanding both recent and ancient events. Noted history writer, Alan Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $19.95
  • History of the World in 1,000 Objects

    Format:Hardback  

    From the watch Napoleon used to synchronize with his generals at Waterloo and Chinese David vases believed to be the oldest example of blue and white porcelain to the US Constitution and the Mayan Dresden codex, the oldest book written in the Americas, History of the Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $50.00
  • Great Maps

    Format:Hardback  

    The world's finest maps explored and explained. From Ptolemy's world map to the Hereford's Mappa Mundi, through Mercator's map of the world to the latest maps of the Moon and Google Earth, Great Maps provides a fascinating overview of cartography through the ages. Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • The Iron Road

    Format:Hardback  

    Written by Christian Wolmar, author of the critically acclaimed The Great Railroad Revolution, The Iron Road is a richly illustrated account of the rise of the rails across the world. From the historic moment in September 1830 when the first train ran between Liverpool Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $30.00
  • World War I

    Format:Hardback  

    2014 marks the centennial of the start of World War I — DK will mark the occasion with the publication of World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide, a vividly illustrated, in-depth account of the Great War. Written by historian R. G. Grant, and created by DK's Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $40.00
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