The Amazing Book of History is a 708-page collection of hundreds of articles, lists, quotes, and anecdotes that explore a lively range of human history, from the ancient world to the recent past to pop culture. The hardcover volume looks at history from an anything-goes perspective, with nearly 300 dynamic tales of people, places, and events. Its innovative approach and witty style should appeal to a wide range of readers. Topics in The Amazing Book of History include science, politics, the arts, war, medicine, sports, crime, food, historical figures, and more. Learn about the real-life explorers who created King Kong; the teenager who invented television; and Nazi Germany s secret baby farms.