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DK’s history books take you through the 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 civilizations from the Romans to the Egyptians; discover the history of weapons; meet military leaders; and understand the great wars 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 Shakespeare Book

    Format:Hardback  

    $25.00
  • Idiot's Guides: The Middle East Conflict

    Format:eBook  

    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 Paperback
    $10.99
  • Photography

    Format:Hardback  

    Written by world-renowned photographer, writer, and broadcaster Tom Ang, Photography lavishly celebrates the most iconic photographs and photographers of the past 200 years. Tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the digital age, Read More

    $50.00
  • 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
  • Train

    Format:Hardback  

    Featuring amazing images of trains, virtual tours of engines, and profiles of key innovators, designers, and engineers, Train: The Definitive Visual History traces the history of the railroad and the role of trains, from the first steam engines to today's high speed Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $40.00
  • DK Eyewitness Books: Gandhi

    Format:Hardback  

    A new addition to the Eyewitness series, Gandhi brings alive the story of one of the most respected and revered men in modern history. Tracing his life from his childhood through his involvement in the struggle for Indian independence and the Partition of India, Gandhi Read More

    Also available in Paperback, eBook
    $19.99
  • 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
  • DK Adventures: The Mummy's Curse

    Format:eBook  

    In Mummy's Curse join DK Adventure's exclusive SLIP club (Secret Living In the Past) — a group of young history buffs who belong to a top-secret club that allows them to travel throughout history to any time, any place through a phone app, on their next Read More

    Also available in Hardback, Paperback
    $3.99
  • Pocket Genius: Ancient Rome

    Format:Hardback  

    Pocket Genius: Ancient Rome is filled with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about the Roman Empire even more fun. Find out what Romans ate at their banquets and what bloody spectacles they watched at the arena. Read about cruel emperors and brave Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $7.99
  • The Iron Road

    Format:eBook  

    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 Hardback
    $9.99
  • DK Adventures: Clash of the Gladiators

    Format:Hardback  

    In Clash of the Gladiators join DK Adventure's exclusive SLIP club (Secret Living In the Past) — a group of young history buffs who belong to a top-secret club that allows them to travel throughout history to any time, any place through a phone app. This time Read More

    Also available in Paperback, eBook
    $16.99
  • Firearms: An Illustrated History

    Format:Hardback  

    Published in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, Firearms: An Illustrated History charts the evolution of the gun, from the pistol and rifle, to the machine gun and revolver. Detailed catalogs profile more than 300 firearms spanning over 700 years. With Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $40.00
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