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  • Journey

    Format:Hardback  

    A lavishly illustrated account of human journeys with a foreword by Simon Reeve, from Ancient Persian couriers to the ascent of Everest, the invention of Concorde, and the voyage into space itself. Human journeys have arisen from all manner of impulse, from migration Read more

    £25.00
  • 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
    £20.00
  • Big History

    Format:Hardback  

    Understand how and why we got where we are today with Big History. From the formation of our universe to the present day, countless major events have changed the course of life on Earth. Big History brings together an incredible range of perspectives, using multiple Read more

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    £25.00
  • Great City Maps

    Format:Hardback  

    Step onto the streets of cities around the world, and understand the cultures and civilizations that created them with Great City Maps. This beautifully illustrated book explores the world's most celebrated historical city maps. Richly detailed ancient and modern maps Read more

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    £20.00
  • Encyclopedia of War

    Format:Paperback  

    Clear and compelling, The Encyclopedia of War documents every major war or significant period of conflict in over 5,000 years of human history.The history of warfare first emerges from legend in Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization, around 3,000 years before the Read more

    £18.99
  • World War II The Definitive Visual Guide

    Format:Hardback  

    The definitive visual history of the people, politics and events of the epic conflict that shaped the modern world, World War IIFrom the build-up of hostility in the years leading up to the war, through to the reverberations still felt in the aftermath, this is a Read more

    £25.00
  • History of the World in 1000 objects

    Format:Hardback  

    A treasure trove of human creativity from around the world History of the World in 1000 Objects takes a fresh look at world history, viewing cultures and early civilizations through the objects that they created. Humanity is defined by our talent for making things from Read more

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    £25.00
  • Great Maps

    Format:Hardback  

    Great Maps takes a close look at the history of maps, from ancient maps such as medieval mappae mundi to Google Earth. Why do we put north at the top of maps? Which maps show us the way to Heaven, and which show the "land of no sunshine" or the land of "people with no Read more

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    £20.00
  • Pocket Eyewitness Ancient Rome

    Format:Hardback  

    The series that packs a world of knowledge into your pocketGet fast facts at your fingertips with DK Pocket Eyewitness Ancient Rome, packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about the Roman Empire even more fun. Find out what Romans ate at their Read more

    Also available in eBook
    £4.99
  • The Iron Road

    Format:Hardback  

    A fascinating journey through the history of railwaysFrom the early steam trains to the high-speed bullet trains of today, The Iron Road tells the hidden stories of railway history- the inspired engineering, blood, sweat and tears that went into the construction of the Read more

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    £19.99
  • 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
    £25.00
  • History

    Format:Hardback  

    History is a visual feast covering everything from our remote ancestors up to the 21st century. With over 3,000 images, you'll discover the complete story of the people, events, themes, ideas and forces that have shaped human existence from the origins of mankind to Read more

    £25.00
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