In this revelatory new approach to the history of World War I, is the story of twenty different people. A brilliant mosaic of perspectives, with their feelings and experiences, allowing them to speak not only for themselves but for all who were shaped by the war, whose voices have been forgotten, re..
One Hundred Best Anecdotes of the Second World War
This book recounts the top hundred stories from the second World War. Some of them are comical, with tales about the astonishment expressed by Russian soldiers at the toilets in Vienna, or about their belief that keeping food in cold water was the same as refrigerating it. / De entre 100, muchas so..
The meeting of Spain with the people and lands of America was an event that revolutionized the world, generating a new cultural space that extends over more than five hundred million people. The best known achievement of this Hispanic Civilization are the extension of the Spanish language. / Solo e..
In August, 1914, Europe went mad, most of the citizens in the streets showing their joy and patriotism. No one thought the conflict would extend beyond Christmas and took for granted that victory would finally end with all the future wars. This illustrated book shows how the war developed over four ..
The Curse of Tutankhamun and Other Stories of Microbiology
On November 26, 1922, the tomb of Tutankhamun was opened in the presence of Howard Carter and several members of Lord Carnarvon's family, who was patron of the excavation. A few months later there were a series of deaths in unexplained circumstances of people linked to the exhumation of the tomb. / ..
The first single voyage of global circumnavigation was that of the ship Victoria, between 1519 and 1522, known as the Magellan–Elcano expedition. This work recollects not only this incredible feat, but also explains in an entertaining way all the knowledge and technical and social developments behin..
With some strong arguments, the author of this book overthrows the theory of the Muslim invasion of the Iberian Peninsula in the eighth century due to the small number of invaders and the lack of means that made it impossible to carry out major military operations. / Un libro osado, lúcido y polémi..
The Leonardo's War Machines and Other Scientific S
The landmarks which have marked the scientific evolution of Humanity are rigorously and informatively collected in this book, that shows a serie of discoveries that have provoked the bloodiest war conflicts which have generated extraordinary profits and excessive destructions. / En este libro se re..
Pyramids Around the World and Lost Pyramids of Bos
Filled with more than 300 color photographs documenting various locations and aspects of the pyramids, this book is a must see. Dr. Sam Osmanagich has authored 11 books about ancient civilizations and narrated a 12-episode documentary “Search for Lost Civilization". / Las pirámides del mundo es una..
Introducing the Ancient Greeks is the exploration of the spirits of those who inhabited ancient Greece, from the shores of the Black Sea to the colonies of North Africa and the westernmost of today's Europe. With the rediscovery of art and classical Greece literary, the world changed for the second ..
For centuries there have been different pontiffs: charitable, altruistic, wise and martyred, or heretical, murderers, idolaters, warriors and adulterers. This work presents a portrait of the most singular popes that governed the Church and the imprint that they left in history. / A lo largo de vein..
This work brings together the best historians and writers to narrate the last days of famed queens. Always tragic, often brutal, and sometimes spectacular, they all have in common dignity, where it is clear the consciousness these queens had of their rank and the will to create a legacy. / ¿Cómo mu..