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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Engineers

    Format:Paperback  

    Now in paperback, Engineers tells the story of the brilliant minds that have constructed our man-made world, from ancient pyramids to modern spaceflight. Discover the mathematical genius of Archimedes, the elegance of Leonardo da Vinci, and modern pioneers such as Read more

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    $26.95
  • 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

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    $52.00
  • 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 Mapsprovides a fascinating overview of cartography through the Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $37.00
  • 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
    $31.00
  • World War I

    Format:Hardback  

    The definitive visual history of the people, politics and events of World War IWorld 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 Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $42.00
  • Eye Wonder: Ancient Rome

    Format:Hardback  

    Eye Wonder: Ancient Rome takes readers on a trip back in time, where they will become absorbed in Roman life. Follow legionaries into battle as they conquer Europe, learn about Roman colonies from England to Africa, and learn how Ancient Roman culture is incorporated Read more

    $11.99
  • The Conquest of the Ocean

    Format:eBook  

    An engaging and vivid read by author and naval historian Brian Lavery, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the 5,000 year history of the remarkable individuals who sailed the seas for trade, to conquer new lands, and to explore the unknown. From the early Polynesian Read more

    $9.99
  • History Year by Year

    Format:Hardback  

    Featuring more than 1,500 images that bring the story of the past to life through a detailed timeline, this visual reference helps children navigate the influences, patterns, and connections between historical events, beginning with prehistory and running up to the Read more

    Also available in eBook
    $31.99
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