2292 books (115 pages) in this category
by Scott Christianson
100 Documents That Changed the World brings together the most important written agreements, declarations and statements in history. 100 Documents That Changed the World brings together the most important written agreements, declarations and ...
by Sara Liberte
by R G Grant
An essential guide to the most intense, dramatic, important and extraordinary conflicts over the last 5,000 years and the consequences of those clashes on societies around the globe. ...
by Richard Cavendish
1001 Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die provides a one-stop list of the must-see sites around the world. ...
by Colin Date
by Rick Shandley
by Earl Davis
by Wayne R. Dempsey
by Evans Brasfield
by Bodleian Library
by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
The world would end in 1492 - so the prophets, soothsayers and stargazers said. They were right. Their world did end. Ours began. Felipe Fernandez-Armesto traces key elements of the modern world back to that single, fateful year- the way power ...
Shakespeare and the Year of Lear
by James Shapiro
The sequel to James Shapiro's multi-award winning bestseller 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare. ...
An epic adventure
by Evan McHugh
1606 marked the first European sighting of Australia, when the Dutch ship Duyfken landed on Cape York. This gripping book tells the stories of the seafaring explorers, shipwrecks and mutinies that followed, including the voyages of Torres and La
by Andrew Morton
17 Carnations chronicles the entanglement between Edward VIII, his American wife Wallis Simpson, and Hitler, starting with the Führer’s attempts to matchmake Edward with a German noblewoman. While the German foreign mininster sent ...
by David McCullough
In 1776 the American Revolution against British rule shook the world - and the United States was born.David McCullogh depicts the events of that fateful year with breathtaking imagination and flare, from the British decision to crush the ...
The Lost Chapters of Australia's Beginnings
by Nick Brodie
For over 200 years Australia’s official history has focused on English colonisation and ‘discovery’, with tales of British explorers and first generation white Australians navigating the vast and unfriendly land. But what of ...
by David Hill
"An extraordinary narrative history of the First Fleet, by the bestselling author of The Forgotten Children. Never before or since has there been an experiment quite as bold as this. Set against the backdrop of Georgian England with its peculiar
by Sandra Lee
The true story of 18 hellish hours for a soldier in Afghanistan. Jock Wallace was pumped. It was the start of Operation Anaconda, the US-led military offensive to flush out al Qaeda and taliban from their last stronghold in the Shahi Kot Valley ...