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  • World War I

    Format:Hardback  

    A fascinating portrait of the people, places, events, conflicts, and impact of the Great War, released to coincide with the centennial of the war's end.The course of the First World War, from Sarajevo to Versailles, is revealed in striking visual detail. Engaging Read More

    $40.00
  • Timelines of History

    Format:Paperback  

    From the emergence of humans in Africa to the present day, this continuous timeline of world history takes you on an adventure through the history of cultures and nations around the world.The dynamic, layered timeline in Timelines of History zooms in and out of time, Read More

    $27.99
  • World History

    Format:Hardback  

    A truly global view of history covering over 350 of the world's most important turning points. Presented in a beautiful slipcase, this is an essential gift for every history buff. World History is the most accessible guide to the history of human civilisation, covering Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $30.00
  • Remarkable Books

    Format:Hardback  

    A beautifully illustrated guide to more than 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books and handwritten manuscripts ever produced, with discussions of their purpose, features, and creators.From ancient masterpieces such as The Art of War, written on the Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $30.00
  • 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
    $30.00
  • 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
  • Timelines of History

    Format:Hardback  

    Beginning with the emergence of our earliest African ancestors and taking readers through the history of cultures and nations around the world to arrive at the present day, Timelines of History caters to readers who want a broad overview, a good story to read, or the 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

    $40.00
  • 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
  • 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
    $30.00
  • 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

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