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Great Turning Points Of British History:20 Events that Made the Nation

Paperback, 23/04/2009, £10.99
Leading historians select and describe the 20 most significant events in British History.

Story Of India

Paperback, 03/07/2008, £10.99
Weaves a narrative out of the 10,000-year history of the subcontinent. This book is a mixture of history and travelogue, and a portrait of India.

Conquistadors

Paperback, 04/03/2010, £10.99
Follows in the footsteps of some of the greatest of the Spanish adventurers travelling from the forests of Amazonia to Lake Titicaca, the deserts of North Mexico, the snowpeaks of the Andes and the heights of Machu Picchu. This work explores the turbulent and terrifying events surrounding the Spanish conquest of the Aztec and Inca empires.

Film: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 26/01/2012, £8.99
Film is considered to be the dominant art form of the twentieth century. It can be considered many other things; a record of events, a modern mythology, a career, an industry, an art, a hobby, and much else. Michael Wood explores the history of film, its venture into the digital age, and its role and impact on modern society.

In Search Of Shakespeare

Paperback, 01/09/2005, £10.99
Aims to recreate the turbulent times through which William Shakespeare lived: the age of the Reformation, the Spanish Armada, the Gunpowder Plot and the colonization of the Americas. Drawing on a range of sources, this work takes us back into Elizabethan England to reveal a man who is the product of his time.

In Search of the Dark Ages

Paperback, 02/06/2005, £9.99
Reflecting recent historical, textual and archaelogical research, this revised and updated edition of Michael Wood's classic book overturns preconceptions of the Dark Ages as a shadowy and brutal era, showing them to be a richly exciting and formative period in the history of Britain.