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Big History

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 per

DK, Christian, David

Big History: Between Nothing and Everything
colour illustrations, colour tables, maps, figures 352

Big History: Between Nothing and Everything surveys the past not just of humanity, or even of planet Earth, but of the entire universe. In reading this book instructors and students will ret

Christian, David, Brown, Cynthia, Craig, Benjamin

Hitler's Elite
Illustrations 384

Famed for their fighting qualities, fanaticism and brutality, the Waffen-SS evolved from being Hitler's fiercely loyal personal bodyguard in the 1920s into an army which spearheaded the assault on the Soviet Union and staunchly

McNab, Chris

Medicine: Definitive Illustrated History

Medicine tells the fascinating history of medicine through the ages to the present day. Follow the greatest stories of medicine and its breakthroughs, with incredible coverage of disease, drugs, treatment, and cures. Medicine covers the gor


Military Aircraft of the Cold War
2000 artworks and photographs 224

Born of the struggle for global influence between the great powers in the aftermath of World War II, the Cold War was an era of inexorable technological advancement and a succession of wars-by-proxy between Sovi

Winchester, Jim

Old Front Line
b/w and colour illustrations throughout 192

Now that the last veterans are gone, the First World War is now a completely historical subject - governed by archaeology and genealogy, battlefield tourism and military history. The anguish and privat

Bull, Stephen

Sea Monsters
200 colour illustrations 160

The lore and legacy of Olaus Magnuss marine map. Olaus Magnuss fantastical monster map, the Carta Marina of 1539, depicts an array of real and mythical beasts occupying the waters around the coasts of Scandinavia. Th

Nigg, Joseph

Walk into the Dark Ages
200 illustrations 208

Following the acclaimed Walk Into Prehistory, Walk Into the Dark Ages explores approximately 40 of Britain and Ireland's most important and impressive Dark Ages sites and monuments, providing a beautifully illustrated guide

Bevan, Bill

We Will Not be Silent
illustrations 112

In his signature eloquent prose, backed up by thorough research, Russell Freedman tells the story of Austrian-born Hans Scholl and his sister Sophie. They belonged to Hitler Youth as young children, but began to doubt the Nazi

Freedman, Russell

World War II in Cartoons
illustrated throughout in colour and b&w 160

The cartoon has a special place in the history of World War II, and the power of its message was felt by all sides of the conflict. Acclaimed cartoon historian Dr Mark Bryant has amassed a marvellous

Bryant, Mark

World War II: The Definitive Visual Guide

This is the definitive visual history of the people, politics and events of the epic conflict that shaped the modern world, World War II. From the build-up of hostility in the years leading up to the war, through to the reverberations still

Holmes, Richard