Book of Incredible History (12th Edition)

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Published 14th February 2019

UK cover price is £9.99, overall price above includes shipping costs. 

In this new edition we journey through the ages and celebrate history’s most intriguing customs, traditions and inventions – ones which changed the world forever. Not only will you traverse time periods, you will tour time zones via our eclectic range of subjects: the ancient world, iconic buildings and landmarks, weapons and warfare, masterful inventions, influential visionaries and prehistoric predators. Packed with fascinating facts and figures accompanied by gorgeous photographs, diagrams and illustrations, turn the page and be inspired as history is brought to life before your eyes!

Inside you'll discover…
  • Mesopotamia and the birth of civilisation
  • How Vesuvius destroyed Pompeii
  • The genius of ancient Greece
  • Chinese junk ships
  • Who were the Celts?
  • The Terracotta Army
  • 10 wonders of the ancient world
  • Inside a Japanese castle
  • The Fogong Temple Pagoda
  • The Washington Monument
  • Windmills
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • The history of Central Park
  • Milan Cathedral
  • How was the Sistine Chapel's ceiling painted?
  • The Globe Theatre
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • What went wrong at Chernobyl?
  • History's deadliest warriors
  • Spies through the ages
  • The Siege of Tyre
  • Brutal battering rams
  • Vickers-Maxim gun
  • Meet the musketeers
  • Inside the Manhattan Project
  • Sikorsky MH-60 Blackhawk
  • Gruesome inventions
  • Medieval writing equipment
  • The first hearing aids
  • How blue jeans were made
  • The Colossus computer
  • Rack-and-pinion railways
  • Accidental discoveries
  • The Antikythera mechanism
  • The corvus
  • Automatic doors of the ancient world
  • Prehistoric painting
  • Record-breaking royals
  • Leonardo da Vinci 
  • Michael Faraday
  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel
  • Charles Darwin
  • The Wright brothers
  • Guglielmo Marconi
  • Albert Einstein
  • Peter Higgs
  • Last days of the dinosaurs
  • Fossils
  • The Ice Age
  • Prehistoric monsters 

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