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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

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    $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

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    $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

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    $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

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    $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

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    $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

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    $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

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    $40.00
  • 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

    $10.99
  • The Conquest of the Ocean

    Format:eBook  

    A captivating tale spanning 5,000 years of the oceans' history, The Conquest of the Ocean tells the stories of the remarkable individuals who sailed seas, for trade, to conquer new lands, to explore the unknown. From the early Polynesians to the first circumnavigations Read More

    $9.99
  • History Year by Year

    Format:Hardback  

    History Year by Year presents the world through a detailed timeline, letting children follow the influences, patterns, and connections between historical events. Produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution and featuring more than 1,500 images, this Read More

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    $24.99
  • Modern History in Pictures

    Format:Hardback  

    From the Wright brothers' first flight and the First Russian Revolution to the horrors of war, to the development of motor and air travel and the birth of the digital revolution, the changes seen in the twentieth century were global in scope and monumental in terms of Read More

    Also available in eBook
    $30.00
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