Category Archives: History

CHEROKEE HISTORY FOR INDIAN LOVERS

The Cherokee author offers a unique and insightful history of the Cherokee because he actually walked the 900 mile route of the Trail of Tears and has lectured about Cherokee history and culture for over twenty years in the USA, Asia, Africa and Europe. His book about walking the Trail of Tears, WALKING THE TRAIL,… Read More »

King’s X: The Oral History

Countless accolades have been bestowed upon King’s X over the years, and, since their formation in 1980, they have grown to become one of the most universally admired in hard rock and heavy metal. But their story is one of many ups and downs, trials and tribulations, and periods of good and bad luck. This… Read More »

Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare

Military History, now in paperback, is the ultimate guide to weapons, vehicles, hardware, and equipment of war throughout history. Military History is the definitive guide to the evolution of battlefield technology. In addition to comprehensively cataloging every significant weapon of each historical age, Military History pays particular attention to breakthroughs and advancements that transformed the… Read More »

American History: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About…

From the founding of the United States of America government to the present-day challenges, this clearly explained text is a perfect guide for anyone who wants to be knowledgeable about the history of America and its democracy. As it goes through the sequence of the events of the past, it provides readers with the analysis… Read More »

A Little History of Literature (Little Histories)

A much-loved author brings the world of literature alive for all ages This ‘little history’ takes on a very big subject: the glorious span of literature from Greek myth to graphic novels, from The Epic of Gilgamesh to Harry Potter. John Sutherland is perfectly suited to the task. He has researched, taught, and written on virtually every area of… Read More »

The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914

The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph, told by master historian David McCullough.From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Truman, here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the… Read More »

Road to Huertgen: Forest in Hell

“It’s hell,” he said flatly. “Pure unadulterated hell. That’s the only word for it. It’s hell.” The Battle of Huertgen Forest was one of the bloodiest engagements of the Second World War. Fought between American and German forces between 19th September to 16th December it was the longest single battle the U.S. Army has ever… Read More »

Horrible Histories 10 Book Box Set [Paperback] [Jan 01, 2016] Terry Deary

Experience all the foul favourites from the Horrible Histories series including the Terrifying Tudors and the Awful Egyptians to the Measly Middle Ages, and encourages children to really engage with historical subjects in a way that they will thoroughly enjoy. Includes: ‘Woeful Second World War’, ‘Frightful First World War’, ‘Vile Victorians’, ‘Gorgeous Georgians’, ‘Terrifying Tudors’,… Read More »

Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and…

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “GRIPPING…THIS YARN HAS IT ALL.” —USA Today * “A WONDERFUL BOOK.” —Christian Science Monitor * “ENTHRALLING.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) * “A MUST-READ.” —Booklist (starred review) A human drama unlike any other—the riveting and definitive full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history.Just after midnight on… Read More »

Cracking the AP World History Exam 2019, Premium Edition: 5 Practice Tests + Com…

PREMIUM PRACTICE FOR A PERFECT 5! Ace the 2019 AP World History Exam with this Premium version of The Princeton Review’s comprehensive study guide. Includes 5 full-length practice tests with complete explanations, plus thorough content reviews, targeted test strategies, and access to online extras. Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.• Detailed review of the source-based multiple-choice… Read More »

Against All Odds (The Lone Star Reloaded Series Book 6)

Stranded in the past in 1836, Will Travers woke up in the body of William Barret Travis, commander of the doomed Alamo command, and did what any self-respecting Texan would do when handed a bag of lemons: He made lemonade – defeating Santa Anna’s army, twice, forging a lasting peace with the Comanche and rescuing… Read More »

American History: A Visual Encyclopedia

Uncover the key moments that shaped American history in this extensive history encyclopedia for children. Get the background on the Battle of Yorktown and discover what started the American Revolution. Learn the legends of the Wild West. Relive the atmosphere of the “Roaring Twenties.” Covering everything from the cultures of the first Native Americans right… Read More »

The Computer Book: From the Abacus to Artificial Intelligence, 250 Milestones in…

Part of Sterling’s extremely popular Milestones series, this illustrated exploration of computer science ranges from the ancient abacus to superintelligence and social media.   With 250 illustrated landmark inventions, publications, and events—encompassing everything from ancient record-keeping devices to the latest computing technologies—this highly topical addition to the Sterling Milestones series takes a chronological journey through… Read More »

100 African-Americans Who Shaped American History (100 Series)

Teeming with interesting nuggets of fact and information, 100 African Americans Who Shaped American History includes such legendary men and women as Benjamin Banneker, Dred Scott, Mary Church Terrell, George Washington Carver and Bessie Smith. Also included are Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall and many, many more. Organized chronologically and meticulously researched,… Read More »

God’s Timeline: The Big Book of Church History

With colour illustrations, pictures, and pull–out timelines, this history book brings the church throughout the ages to life! Learn about the Early, Medieval and Missionary church, passing through key events such as the Council of Nicea and the Reformation – right through to the present day. Find out about the people God used and the… Read More »

On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War’s Greatest Bat…

“Superb…A masterpiece of thorough research, deft pacing and arresting detail…This war story — the fight to break out of a frozen hell near the Chosin Reservoir — has been told many times before. But Sides tells it exceedingly well, with fresh research, gritty scenes and cinematic sweep.”—Washington Post From the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers… Read More »