From the earliest civilizations to the twenty-first century: Andrew Marr's compelling global journey through human history
Shows us how to remember and how to live. This book is shaped like a calendar. Each day brings with it a story: a journey, feast or tragedy that really...
Artur Beifuss; Francesco Trivini...
A unique handbook of the logos of contemporary terrorist organizations worldwide, from al-Qaeda to the Real IRA, with a foreword by renowned graphic designer Steven Heller, and a chronology of...
We know what life was like for Victoria and Albert. But what was it like for a commoner like you or me? How did it feel to cook with coal...
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Bernhard Rieger reveals how a car commissioned by Hitler and designed by Ferdinand Porsche became a global commodity on a par with Coca-Cola. The Beetle's success hinged on its uncanny...
Written by a nature writer who was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize 2012, this title offers an exploration of the ghosts and voices that haunt old paths, of the...
Encompassing a sweep of human history, this title begins with one of the earliest surviving objects made by human hands, a chopping tool from the Olduvai gorge in Africa, and...
Reveals the 'killer applications' that did it: competition - How Europe's small, piratical states built modern capitalism; science - How innovation gave the West the military edge; property rights -...
Throughout history, maps have been fundamental in shaping our view of the world, and our place in it. This title tells the story of our world through maps. It examines...
From the earliest civilizations to the twenty-first century: a global journey through human history, published alongside a landmark BBC One television series.
A sparkling memoir by one of our greatest historians.
Tales tell of how Charles II, fearful of ancient legends that Britain will fall if the ravens at the Tower of London ever leave their abode, ordered that the wings...
Tells the story of 5,000 years of human endeavours of water.
Explores how tribal peoples approach essential human problems, from childrearing to old age to conflict resolution to health. In this book, the author reveals how tribal societies offer a window...
For over three thousand years, the Mediterranean Sea has been one of the great centres of world civilisation. This title provides history of the Mediterranean from the erection of the...
Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm
Collects tales such as: "The Frog Prince"; "Hansel and Grettel"; "Ashputtel"; and, the original "Cinderella".