A Hidden History of The Tower Of London England’s Most Notorious Prisoners

Famed as the ultimate penalty for traitors, heretics and royalty alike, being sent to the Tower is known to have been experienced by no less than 8,000 unfortunate souls. Many of...

Flames in the Sky

From near suicidal RAF attacks in 1940 through to the dawn of the jet age in 1945, Flames in the Sky captures the astonishing drama, intensity, heroism, and incomparable...

A History of Biology

This book presents a global history of the biological sciences from ancient times to today, providing needed perspective on the development of biological thought while shedding...

Inside The Mind Of A Voter A New Approach to Electoral Psychology

This book invites listeners on a unique journey inside the mind of a voter using unprecedented data from the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, South Africa, and...

Ulysses S. Grant The Unlikely Hero

Michael Korda brings his acclaimed storytelling talents to the life of Ulysses S. Grant— a man who ended the Civil War, served two terms as president, and wrote one of the...

King Arthur's Wars The Anglo-Saxon Conquest Of England

The story of an era shrouded in mystery, and the gradual changing of a nation's cultural identity.We speak English today, because the Anglo-Saxons took over most of post-Roman...

A Forgotten Hero Folke Bernadotte, the Swedish Humanitarian Who Rescued 30,000 People from the Nazis

In one of the most amazing rescues of WWII, the Swedish head of the Red Cross rescued more than 30,000 people from concentration camps in the last three months of the war. Folke...

Opium A History

Known to mankind since prehistoric times, opium is arguably the oldest and most widely used narcotic. Opium: A History traces the drug's astounding impact on world...

Big Mind How Collective Intelligence Can Change Our World

A new field of collective intelligence has emerged in the last few years, prompted by a wave of digital technologies that make it possible for organizations and societies to think...

March 1917 On the Brink of War and Revolution

"We are provincials no longer," said Woodrow Wilson on March 5, 1917, at his second inaugural. He spoke on the eve of America's entrance into World War I, as Russia teetered...

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