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Decades of Our Lives is filled with many historical images from the 80s.
This book contains, 380 images that capture this decade.
From the momentous and the apocalyptic to the offbeat and the trivial, the photographs in this book from the archives of the Daily Mail, chart the people, places and events that made up a memorable decade.
Decades of Our Lives is filled with many historical images from the 90s. This book contains, 380 images that capture this decade. From the momentous and the apocalyptic to the offbeat and the trivial, the photographs in this book from the archives of the Daily Mail, chart the people, places and events that made up a memorable decade.
A clearly written, accessible and comprehensive text that tells the story of man's journey from the time of the first hominids to the present. Sections include: Ancient World, 10,000 to 500BC, Classical World, 500 BC to AD500, Medieval World, AD500 to 1500, Early Modern World, 1500-1783, 19th Century, the Modern World from 1914 to the first deca...
Witness the awesome spectacle of gladiators in battle with this fully interactive book.
Packed with fascinating facts and activities, it contains all you ever wanted to know about the warriors of Rome.
3D lenticular cover
Pull-out frieze, 1.6 metres long
Model of a gladiator's battle helmet to make in a few simple steps
Atlantis and Other Lost Worlds is the most up-to-date and comprehensive investigation of history's infamous sunken city. Nowhere else will you find a more dramatic and convincing presentation of the evidence for its archaeological reality. The book uncovers the scientific genius of the ancients and the spiritual power of their mysterious religio...
This wonderful collection of stories from the Bible has been rewritten especially for very young children in straightforward and engaging language and is filled with beautiful and imaginative illustrations. Very young children will love looking at the colourful pictures while the book is read aloud, while older children will enjoy reading the st...
This wonderful collection of stories from the Bible has been rewritten especially for very young children in the straightforward and engaging language and is filled with beautiful and imaginative illustrations.
Very young children will love looking at the colourful illustrations.
Very young children will love looking at the colourf...
This fantastic 96-page full - colour pocket series book and a 50 minute DVD is a superb look at the history of the world's first supersonic aircraft: The Concorde
This iconic supersonic airliner made its mark in the field of commercial air transport and was the result of a remarkable collaboration between the governments and aviation indu...
Dubbed the noughties or naughties - depending on what side of the Atlantic you live - the first decade of the new millennium has been defined by terrorist attacks, the war on terror and the global economic crisis. This book looks back over the last ten years, marking the events and individuals who have shaped the decade.
The way we live now has its roots much further back in history. Do you ever wonder how we came to have seven days in a week, and when we divided off two as the weekend? Why some countries drive on the right and others on the left? When we first started to use spectacles, or plant gardens for pleasure, not just for food? Or why Christians, Jews a...
Discover the stories of the hit-men who lived by the gun, and died by it, in this fascinating tale of the American underworld. Featuring historical photographs of the victims - some often gruesome, Mafia Hits detials the bloody ends of these infamous gangsters.
On 6th June, 1944 the Allied nations embarked on the most dramatic military action of all time: Operation Overlord launched the greatest air- and seaborne invasion in history, landing thousands of troops on Normandy's well-defended beaches in an attack that took German occupying forces completely by surprise.
The dropping of atomic bombs ...
Examine the fascinating body of a Triceratops, one layer at a time, with See Inside the Dinosaur. The innovative and interactive 3-D format allows kids to discover the inner workings of a dinosaur's body with a transparent model that includes removable bones and organs. The detailed text and full-color illustrations in the 48-page book provide r...
The 10 Worst Psychopaths looks at history's most notorious and infamous psychopaths, and seeks to show how their life stories illustrate the classic psychopathic personality traits. Though all morally despicable, many of these individuals were charming, popular, and charismatic. This is part of our enduring fascination with the psychopath: they ...
A gripping analysis of the world's 10 worst serial killers. They have been selected not simply because of their high "body counts:" these killers are the ones who have most terrified the communities on which they preyed, and in some cases changed the history of the nations in which they operated. This collection focuses solely on the true storie...
An action-packed ride through the history of aircraft
The Aircraft Book is all about the men, machines, and landmark technology behind the most iconic aircraft from the Supermarine Spitfire to the Concorde. Featuring over 1,000 of the greatest military and commercial aircraft in the world, this is an amazing visual guide tracing their evo...
A clearly written, accessible and comprehensive text that tells the story of man s journey from the time of the first hominids to the present. Sections include: Ancient World, 10,000 to 500BC, Classical World, 500 BC to AD500, Medieval World, AD500 to 1500, Early Modern World, 1500-1783, 19th Century, the Modern World from 1914 to the first deca...
A vast number of Jewish people refused to go passively to their deaths at the hands of the Nazis in World War II. In fact they put up heroic resistance. Prisoners at Sobibor and Treblinka in Poland organized successful revolts, while at Auschwitz prisoners sacrificed their lives to dynamite the crematorium. Beyond the barbed wire, hundreds of Je...
From pioneering German machines of the 1890s to the 'whispering' MotorCzysz electric racer in 2009 and the 2014 Honda NM4 Vultus, this volume tells the story of two-wheeled grit and glory with more than 1,000 detailed photographs.
Everything with an engine and two wheels is covered in chapters on iconic bikes such as the Indian Scout and ...
The importance of the end in view prompted me to undertake all this work, which seemed to me destined to bring about a revolution in physics and chemistry.' Antoine Lavoisier, 1773 Great advances in human history have often rested on and prompted progress in chemistry. The exploitation of fire, the development of pigments, and the discovery that...
Beautifully illustrated in full color, this book traces the strands of thought in Western philosophy from the ancient Greeks to the present day. The main body of text runs through the key questions in philosophy explored over the past 2,500 years. Within each question, approaches are considered in chronological order, showing how each philosophe...
Packed with more than 400 memorable trains, from Stephson's Rocket to the TGV, The Train Book charts the story of the railway in glorious visual detail.
Meet the steam pioneers whose inventions shapes the world, tour iconic engines and carriages and take a ride on the world's most spectacular rail routes in this sumptuous celebration of a...
The World at War brings to life the events of World War i and World War ii in vivid detail, tracing the course of these two global conflicts from every perspective. World War 1 left an indelible mark on the collective memories of countries that lost a generation of young men. It was hailed as the 'war to end war', but 20 years later the world wa...
The sinking of the Titanic on its maiden voyage in 1912 is one of the most dramatic stories in maritime history. The largest passenger steamship in the world, fitted with more advanced safety features than any of her rivals, she was proclaimed to be virtually unsinkable. Just how and why the Titanic foundered on such a beautiful April evening is...
Discover More: Titanic focuses on the key events leading up to the moment the ship hit the iceberg. Readers can learn all about the owners, builders, crew, and passengers on board. Filled with unique, specially commissioned artwork that explores the ship, deck by deck and moving eyewitness accounts from survivors that help the reader understand ...
This attractive and affordable package on World War II details how the Allies built on their sucesses after D-Day on June 6, 1944, attacking Hitler from the West in the coming months, and also chronicles the Russian front's battles, which culminated in the brutal fighting at Stalingrad. Chapter by chapter follows the amazing history of World War...
Poets and playwrights, novels and novelists, publishing coups and personal stories, literature as we know it has been shaped by the key exponents of the craft, quirks of fate, meetings, love affairs and moments of despair and death. Characters such as Atticus Finch, Lily Bart, and Harry Potter have carried us through the century, while the discu...