The Book of Amazing History (Hardcover)

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The Amazing Book of History is a 704-page collection of hundreds of articles, lists, quotes, and anecdotes that explore a lively range of human history, from the ancient world to the recent past to pop culture. Perfect for history buffs, trivia fans, and everyone with an interest in the past.
  • Looks at history from an anything-goes perspective, with nearly 300 dynamic tales of people, places, and events.
  • Topics include science, politics, the arts, war, medicine, sports, crime, food, historical figures, and more.
  • Learn about:
    • The real-life explorers who created King Kong.
    • The teenager who invented television.
    • Nazi Germany's secret baby farms.
    • Biological warfare secrets of the ancient world.
    • The racy true story of the Barbie doll.
    • The development of American hot rod culture.
    • A brief history of underwear.
    • The food obsessions of ancient Rome.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781450807456
ISBN-10: 1450807453
Publisher: Publications International, Ltd.
Publication Date: January 1st, 2011
Pages: 704
Language: English
Series: Book of