"History's Greatest Headlines takes readers on a fascinating journey through forty of the most significant events in recorded history. From the suicide of Cleopatra ending 4000 years of Egyptian pharaoh rule to Marco Polo's wondrous journey along the silk road to the court of Kublai Khan, from the arrival of the First Fleet in Australia depositing a motley crew of convict colonisers to the bloodbath at Stalingrad during World War II which resulted in a staggering 1.5 million casualties-history's rich story is there to be told. Engaging and enthralling, and fully illustrated, History's Greatest Headlines brings together some of the biggest, most captivating stories the world has ever seen. Short, easily digestible chapters make this an ideal way to catch up on famous historical events, and illustrations and period photography enhance each story. History's Greatest Headlines is the perfect gift for amateur history buffs, students and anyone else seeking to understand the world we live in today."
Publisher: Murdoch Books