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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 the congestion charge, this title takes

Pipe, Jim - Egyptian Mummies, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Egyptian Mummies, A Very Peculiar History

Pipe, Jim

7,50€

This title explores the quirky side of a journey to the afterlife, looking at the myth and the science surrounding Ancient Egyptian burial practices, and the lives of the Gods that inspired them. Full of fascinating lists, creepy stories and bizarre trivia, this title

Matthews, Rupert - Wales, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Wales, A Very Peculiar History

Matthews, Rupert

7,50€

From the Roman invasion, through tall tales of Merlin and King Arthur, and right up to and beyond the incredible power of the mining industry, 'Wales, A Very Peculiar History' takes a quirky, sideways look at some of the slightly bizarre aspects of the home of welsh rarebit, Maelgwn the

Arscott, David - The 60s, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

The 60s, A Very Peculiar History

Arscott, David

7,50€

Filled with fascinating trivia and quirky facts about the Swinging Sixties, David Arscott uniquely explores what made the sixties so different and how the decade has influenced the world today. From a timeline of pivotal historical world events to examining London,

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

Ireland, A Very Peculiar History

Pipe, Jim

7,50€

The book features a short potted history of each person, detailing their acheivements, personalities and lifestyles in a quirky and memorable way. From kings and queens, pirates and politicians, actors and directors to sportsmen, explorers, scientists and inventors,

Arscott, David - The Blitz, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

The Blitz, A Very Peculiar History

Arscott, David

7,50€

From Dunkirk to Dad's Army, explore the many ways in which Britain tried to foil the incoming bomber planes, featuring quirky stories and fascinating trivia about this period of history. Were German paratroopers really dropped disguised as nuns? Find out the answer

Arscott, David - Brighton, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Brighton, A Very Peculiar History

Arscott, David

7,50€

Delve deep into the weird and wonderful history of 'Brighthelmstone', and find out how this dreary fishing village became a dazzling playground for the louche and wealthy: from the fashionable Regency period to the age of DJs, Brighton has always been home to the proudly quirky.

Pipe, Jim - World War Two, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

World War Two, A Very Peculiar History

Pipe, Jim

7,50€

Jim Pipe introduces the nations, as well as individuals, that participated and the politics that drove them, alongside the Peculiar History-style fascinating trivia and quirky facts. In this book you can learn about mad British schemes and the atomic bomb, Nazi hunters

Malam, John - Yorkshire, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

Yorkshire, A Very Peculiar History

Malam, John

7,50€

Featuring quirky tales of Yorkshire's crucial role in the industrial revolution, and detailed stories about the famed Wars of the Roses, it tells the astonishing tale of this large and historic county and its people and culture.

Pipe, Jim - World War One, A Very Peculiar History, ebook

World War One, A Very Peculiar History

Pipe, Jim

7,50€

Laced throughout this chronological description of the events leading up to and during the war are tales of human endeavour, charity and daring - some scary, some quirky, and some truly unbelievable. So take the time to take in the sheer scale of sacrifice, destruction