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 been carefully chosen for their power to challenge some of the fiercest debates of our time.
Filled with fascinating sidebars, narratives, maps, illustrations, and concise biographies, this new volume gathers up rich details that were left on the cutting room floor. With its fresh design and accessible format, History's Great Untold Stories appeals to readers who are eager to uncover "history's mysteries" and explore lesser known, non-Western views of world events.
Packed with irresistible facts and photos, this beautiful
gift book reveals the untold story of chocolate, of the world's favorite indulgence. Did you know that M&Ms were invented for WWII soldiers as the chocolate that wouldn't melt in their hands? ...