What was it like to live in one of the ancient world's most powerful and bustling cities - one that was eight times more densely populated than modern day New York? In this entertaining, enlightening guide, bestselling historian Philip Matyszak introduces us to the people who lived and worked in Anc..
This book is an exciting journey full of surprises, adventure and mystery. The passion for archeology has led its authors to travel throughout the Iberian Peninsula (and beyond) in search of great archaeological discovery that tell stories about our ancestors. Here they relate us their experiences. ..
Beyond myths or legends, this book demonstrates, through a rigorous study of history, archeology, and toponymy, that there are enough grounds to claim that there were important kingdoms in the Western world since ancient times which were called Atlantis. / En este libro encontraremos dónde se halla..
Readers can see for themselves the evidence of blood and tears shed by millions of deportees. Death camps, torture, and slavery are among the horrible acts committed. These eloquent pages of horror and death put an end to the trilogy that Miguel del Rey and Carlos Canales have devoted to the violent..
The psychological prowess of snipers makes them among the most valuable soldiers. Many people are rightfully fearful of their ability to find and kill their victims with a cold, calculating precision. This book delves into the history, tactics, and personality of snipers from different eras. / A ..
The book When we were Arabs is a declaration of principles. The complexity of our history requires postmodern approaches to recognize the liquid borders of realities such as Europe and Islam, especially if it is written from a European land where there was a time when we were Arabs. / Cuando fuimos..
Curiosities of the Spanish History for Parents and
An intergenerational book, fully illustrated, that will delight both the little ones and adults. With an informative language, but with great rigor, we will take a tour of those aspects of the history of Spain that are most unknown, bringing closer and facilitating their knowledge to a new generatio..
The factors that change the course of history are primarily the product of the contributions made by individual lives to the broad pattern of mortal existence. In his collection of 'historical miniatures,' Stefan Zweig celebrates the monumental power of the spirit to discover, to create, to transcen..
We may be surprised at how little we know about the Vikings. What we think we know is the product of tremendous inaccuracies due to the German and Scandinavian nationalist fury of the 19th and 20th centuries and the historical licenses taken, without any shame, by the entertainment industry. / Si..
The Second World War was over and eleven-year-old Rachel and her family were determined to find a homeland where they could build a new life. They decided to leave Europe aboard the Exodus, a ship that transported 4,500 Jewish refugees to their Promised Land, known as Palestine. A book for young rea..
Magris recreates the journey through the cultural landscape that crosses the 3,000 kilometers of river. Like the Danube, European culture crosses national, human, and psychological boundaries. The trip would be the way to save those borders as saved by the river, but remains above disaster and destr..
From colorful 30,000-year-old threads found on the floor of a Georgian cave to the Indian calicoes that sparked the Industrial Revolution, The Golden Thread weaves an illuminating story of human ingenuity. An alternative guide to our past, present, and future...