They governed the greatest empires, kingdoms and nations of their time, and their power was often absolute. These remarkable sovereigns, rulers and conquerors couldby a single act, decree or whispered asidebetter the lives of their people or condemn them to an existence plagued by war and deprivation. What made each one so special? How did they come to power? And once they assumed the mantle of leadershipwhether by birth, by fiat or by deadly designwhat did it feel like to rule? Find out with this popular National Geographic series.
Bonus feature: interactive timelines.
Not available for shipment outside the U.S.
Includes: Empress of Ambition, The Madness of Henry the VIII, Napoleon's Final Battle, and The Wrath of The Tsar
Free U.S. ground shipping on all orders!
This offer expires 12/02/13 at 11:59 p.m. PT and can be modified or canceled at any time. Offer excludes framed maps, Genographic Kits, CafePress merchandise, mounted maps, and globes. U.S. standard delivery only. Additional charges apply for expedited and non-U.S. shipping. Cannot be combined with other offers; not valid on previous orders. Applicable for online orders only. Prices not valid in the National Geographic UK Online Store.