Many fascinating stories come from the walls that are built to keep people in or to keep them out.
2017 marks 100 years since the Russian Revolution. The collapse of the 300-year-old Romanov dynasty, civil war & the rise of communism.
May 2017 marks 100 years since the birth of John F. Kennedy (29 May 1917 – 22 November 1963). Read about his life, death and conspiracies.
Kids (and adults) will find history much more interesting with these funny "Horrible Histories" titles in book form and on DVD.
Learn about European religion in the middle ages.
From: Britannica Library
A highly recommended classic.
Ever wondered what William Shakespeare left in his will?
Discover how the German military used encryption with the Enigma machine during World War II.
From: Credo Reference
May 12 marks the 67th anniversary of the lifting of the Soviet blockade of Berlin, in which Stalin tried to starve the city into submission.
If you love Simon Winchester, this is a must read! Intriguing 'history' and future of the magnificent Pacific Ocean.
Interesting insight into what life was like for the women who worked at Bletchley Park during the war.
History of the Ritz and the goings on there during WWII. Read about the antics and intrigues of Hemingway, Chanel, Dietrich and more.
Interesting account of Bletchley Park during WWII. Not focussed on the code breaking, but about the life the people led while working there.
Read through first hand experiences from diaries of passengers, and relive their journeys.
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