History

Discover a visual history of humanity like you’ve never seen it before with DK history books. DK’s history books take you on a visual tour of human evolution from early man to life in the 21st century, covering 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 civilizations from the Romans to the Egyptians; discover the history of weapons; meet military leaders; and understand World War I to II from an eyewitness perspective.

Discover a visual history of humanity like you’ve never seen it before with DK history books. DK’s history books take you on a visual tour of human evolution from early man to life in the 21st century, covering 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 civilizations from the Romans to the Egyptians; discover the history of weapons; meet military leaders; and understand World War I to II from an eyewitness perspective.

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  • The Vietnam War

    Format:Hardback  

    Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative guide chronicles America's fight against Communism in southeast Asia during the 1960s and 1970s, and comprehensively explores the people, politics, events, and lasting effects of the Vietnam Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $50.00
  • Tank

    Format:Hardback  

    A visual history of armored vehicles, from the early tanks of World War I to present-day models, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.Showcasing the most famous military fighting machines, Tank combines comprehensive photographic spreads with Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $37.00
  • Big History

    Format:Hardback  

    Featuring a foreword by the father of Big History, David Christian, and produced in association with the Big History Institute, Big History provides a comprehensive understanding of the major events that have changed the nature and course of life on the planet we call Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $62.00
  • Great City Maps

    Format:Hardback  

    A beautifully illustrated history of the world's most celebrated historical city maps, from the hubs of ancient civilization to sprawling modern mega-cities, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution. Great City Maps explores and explains 30 of the Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $37.00
  • The History Book

    Format:Hardback  

    From the dawn of civilization to the lightning-paced culture of today, take a fascinating journey through the most significant events in history and the big ideas behind each one. Bring history to life as you explore the Law Code of Hammurabi, the Renaissance, the Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $25.00
  • 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

    Also available in eBook
    $46.00
  • 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

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    $46.00
  • History

    Format:Hardback  

    History tells the story of mankind from prehistory to the present day using a unique visual approach, filled with timelines, images of artifacts, photography, graphics, and more. Now in its third edition, this much-loved classic has been revised and updated to bring Read more

    Also available in Paperback
    $62.00
  • Military History

    Format:Hardback  

    From the siege towers and catapults employed by ancient invaders to the unmanned drones and stealth bombers used by today's armed forces, the mastering of superior technology has always played a critical role in determining an army's chances of success-or Read more

    Also available in Paperback, eBook
    $50.00
  • 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

    $44.00
  • 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
    $27.00
  • The Middle East Conflict

    Format:Paperback  

    The Middle East is a pressure cooker of constant upheaval, and always with the threat of war in the air. But digging deeper reveals that there are complex dynamics at work, both culturally and politically, and understanding the conflict in this region starts with Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $20.95
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