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Pennell, Robert - History of Rome, ebook

History of Rome

Pennell, Robert

2,50€

A fascinating look at the history of Ancient Rome from the earliest times to 476 AD, written by eminent American classicist Robert Franklin Pennell.

Pipe, Jim - Titanic, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Titanic, A Very Peculiar History

Pipe, Jim

7,50€

It boasted libraries, palm trees, swimming pools, a 50-phone switchboard and was nearly as tall as the Eiffel Tower… No, she's not a skyscraper, she's the Titanic! Marking the centenary of the sinking of the White Star Liner RMS Titanic in 1912, 'Titanic,…

Pipe, Jim - London, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

London, A Very Peculiar History

Pipe, Jim

7,50€

Charting the quirky past of one of the most important cities in the world, 'London, A Very Peculiar History' will challenge what you thought you knew about this great capital and blow your mind with things you most certainly didn't. From Roman roads to…

Macdonald, Fiona - Scotland, A Very Peculiar History – Volume 1, ebook

Scotland, A Very Peculiar History – Volume 1

Macdonald, Fiona

7,50€

From its earliest inhabitants up to the beginnings of Stewart rule, 'Scotland: A Very Peculiar History - Volume 1' is a lively and informative account of the chequered (or rather, 'tartaned') history of Scotland. Detailing grisly clan wars and the many…

Macdonald, Fiona - Scotland, A Very Peculiar History – Volume 2, ebook

Scotland, A Very Peculiar History – Volume 2

Macdonald, Fiona

7,50€

“Scots Wha Hae!” 'Scotland, A Very Peculiar History - Volume 2' is the concluding part of a lively and informative account of the vibrant history of Scotland, from the beginnings of Stewart rule up to modern-day Scotland. Celebrating the many and…

Pipe, Jim - Ireland, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Ireland, A Very Peculiar History

Pipe, Jim

7,50€

Great Britain can be accused of many things; a proliferation of queuing, a fondness of the demon drink; but it's not without more than its fair share of important historical and modern people. 'Great Britons: A Very Peculiar History' looks at a myriad…

Mason, Antony - Kings and Queens - A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Kings and Queens - A Very Peculiar History

Mason, Antony

7,50€

Which king's guards massacred a group of his supporters by mistake? Who had an oversized tongue and had to slobber when they ate food? Who was so large when they died that they had to be buried in a square coffin? Who survived seven assassination attempts?…

Arscott, David - Queen Elizabeth II, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Queen Elizabeth II, A Very Peculiar History

Arscott, David

7,50€

EIIR Queen Elizabeth II, 60 Years a Queen, A Very Peculiar History' uniquely explores the life and times of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as we approach her 2012 Diamond Jubilee. The story that unfolds is one of doughty determination - the story of a…

Pipe, Jim - The Tudors, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

The Tudors, A Very Peculiar History

Pipe, Jim

7,50€

The Tudors were an odd bunch, even weirder than their subjects, perhaps. When they weren't beheading wives and enemies they were threatening to, or going around earning themselves nicknames like 'Bloody Mary' and 'The 9 Day Queen'. 'The Tudors: A Very…

Macdonald, Fiona - Christmas, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Christmas, A Very Peculiar History

Macdonald, Fiona

7,50€

Just when you thought it was safe to take a sneak peek into your stocking, it's 'Christmas: A Very Peculiar History'. Taking an unbiased view of the myth and mystery surrounding the origins of the yuletide season, this book introduces mindbending facts…