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History's Great Untold Stories: The Larger Than Life Characters and Dramatic Events That Changed…

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This eye-catching volume combines vivid first-hand accounts of pivotal events in history with authoritative commentary. Revealing startling links among events and people separated by centuries and continents, the epic struggles and bombastic personalities have…
True Crime And Punishment: Heists: Gripping Exposes Of The World's Most Notorious Robberies (large…

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Ten Tea Parties: Patriotic Protests That History Forgot

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Everyone knows the story of the Boston Tea Party—in which colonists stormed three British ships and dumped 92,000 pounds of tea into Boston Harbor. But do you know the history of the Philadelphia Tea Party (December 1773)? How about the York, Maine, Tea…
History's Greatest Hits: Famous Events We Should All Know More About
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|August 13, 2013

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The world famous events that we should all know more about. Joseph Cummins recounts thirty-seven of the best-known episodes from the past. Not only does he relate and re-create these events in captivating fashion, he also analyzes their impact on subsequent…
Great Rivals in History
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|May 25, 2016

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Politics gets personal. Rivalries have sparked some of the most dramatic episodes in the history of the world, and twenty-four of these are re-created here, among them the dynastic and religious clash of Elizabeth I of England and Mary, Queen of Scots; the…
The War Chronicles: From Flintlocks to Machine Guns: A Global Reference of All the Major Modern…

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A Global Survey of Modern Warfare, from the First Fervid Days of the French Revolution of 1789 to the Bloody Stalemate that Ended the Iran-Iraq War in 1988 In the modern era, warfare entered a new phase. Technological innovation yielded evermore destructive…
Why Some Wars Never End: The Stories of the Longest Conflicts in History

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The Bloody Hostilities, Feuds, and Quarrels that Refuse to Release their Grip. Sometimes the causes of war are so intractable, the opponents so unyielding, and the rivalries so deep-rooted that the combat continues for years, decades, even centuries. And often…
Theatre of War
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|January 1, 1940

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Custer's Last Stand, the Charge of the Light Brigade, D-Day—we've all heard of these momentous military encounters, but how much do we really know about them? Theatre of War brings together some of the most famous military events from our past in fifteen…
Who Dares Wins
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|July 25, 2011

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Ranging from the siege of ancient Babylon to the American Civil War Who Dares Wins captures fifteen key moments in history when the ingenuity vision and daring of brilliant leaders turned the tide of battleand makes it a must for military history buffs.The…
True Crime and Punishment: Heists: Gripping Exposes of the World's Most Notorious Robberies

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Covering all manner of robberies, from the sack of a city (Panama in 1671), the attempt in 1876 to steal Abraham Lincoln's body and hold it for ransom, to traditional tales of train robberies and audacious bank heists, Heists is a collection of amazing crime…
History's Greatest Wars: The Epic Conflicts that Shaped the Modern World

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Centuries of warfare that changed the world are captured in History’s Greatest Wars . This book acts as a perfect primer for novices while offering seasoned history readers new perspectives on many famous and some not-so-well-known conflicts. Each chapter…
Great Sea Stories
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|December 1, 2010

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Great Sea Stories recounts epic tales of the victims of shipwreck, mutiny and marooning, through history and around the globe, focusing on the age of sail and steam. This enthralling book captures some of the most exciting and bizarre stories of the sea,…