History Books and eBooks
If you're passionate about the past then DK has a history book for you. From the rise and fall of empires to the birth of nations, our world history books are all about the events, the people, the cultures and the inventions that have shaped our world from early man right up to the 21st century. Get to know your kings from your conquerors, come face to face with your ancestors, explore ancient civilisations from the Romans to the Egyptians, discover the history of weapons and meet military leaders as you go on a journey through time and across the globe.
|History of Britain & Ireland
||The Story of Titanic
Many of DK's history books are now available in eBook format. For your relevant device and/or platform, please select your retailer of choice to view our full selection.
Fully illustrated and written by expert authors, our range of history books will inform, inspire and become an invaluable addition to any bookshelf. Perfect for family reference, here is a taster of just some of our favourites:
World history books
Bring the world's colourful past to life with our ultimate visual guides to history. Map the human journey with the World History Atlas, find out about key historical world events with History Year by Year and read all about the trials and triumphs to hit the British Isles with the History of Britain & Ireland.
Military history books
From ancient conflicts to the modern day wars of the 21st century, DK's military books cover everything; the campaigns, the commanders, the causes and the consequences. Live a day in the life of a Soldier, go back in time and experience World War I and World War II or take to the seas with Battle at Sea.
People who have made history
From Cleopatra to Churchill, DK have a great range of books all about the people who have made history. For epic tales about adventure and endurance, Explorers and Mountaineers will tell you all about the most intrepid adventurers in history. Or if you like reading all about military history then Commanders is an amazing visual guide to the tactics, campaigns, and genius of the greatest military commanders in history.
Full of fascinating facts and amazing images, DK's history books are perfect for children of all ages. Our Clip Art site is just the place to go if you're looking for that perfect picture for your school project and for fun activity sheets and more, visit Things To Do - DK's one-stop shop full of exciting activities for you to try.