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On this Day: A History of the World in 366 Days

Journey through the history of the world, one day at a time! If you ever wondered what happened on your birthday 100 years ago, or on Christmas in the year 800 or even Halloween several years ago, then this history book is perfect for you! Discover what happened...
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Great Britain – Amazing and Extraordinary Facts

“Amazing & Extraordinary Facts about Great Britain” unearths the hidden legends, laws, landscapes, discoveries, adventures and locations that have shaped Britain’s compelling, and at times, tumultuous past. Explore how Britain was formed – its geology and climate, the quirky characters and events of its history and the origin...
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Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt

by Morris L. Bierbrier The great pyramids of Giza, Tutankhamun, the Great Sphinx, Cleopatra, and Ramesses II: the names and achievements of Ancient Egypt are legendary. Situated along the Nile River, the Ancient Egyptian civilization began around 3150 BC and lasted over three millennia until it was conquered...
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A History of Europe: From Pre-History to the 21st Century

by Jeremy Black Leading historian Professor Jeremy Black takes a journey through the vast sweep of European history, examining events as diverse as the rise of the Roman Empire, the brutal Viking raids, the cultural explosion of the Renaissance period, the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the...
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The Ottomans: Khans, Caesars, and Caliphs

by Marc David Baer The Ottoman Empire has long been depicted as the Islamic, Asian antithesis of the Christian, European West. But the reality was starkly different: the Ottomans’ multiethnic, multilingual, and multireligious domain reached deep into Europe’s heart. Indeed, the Ottoman rulers saw themselves as the new Romans. Recounting the Ottomans’...
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Mammoth Book of British Kings and Queens

by Mike Ashley A record of Britain’s kings and queens over 2000 years of history. It includes more than 1000 monarchs who have at some time ruled all or part of Britain. This includes the host of tribal and Saxon rulers prior to 1066 as well as famous...
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