The untold story of the first nomadic empire and the making of China.
The first popular history of The Amazons, the real warrior women of Central Asia, based on groundbreaking new research.
The definitive biography of Saladin.
The untold story of the world’s greatest empire and the creation of modern China
1,000 years of the shadow warriors.
The extraordinary story of the warrior Saigo Takamori, whose death marked the end of the Samurai era.
The respected historian and travel writer, John Man, tells the remarkable story of the world's most famous traveller - Marco Polo - and the moment when East met West for the first time.
21 fascinating lessions from arguably the greatest leader the world has ever seen.
‘The best book about the origin of books you could read. It is clear, engaging, fast-paced and authoritative’ Stephen Fry
How the alphabet shaped the western world
The extraordinary story of China's wonder of the world
The incredible story of China's greatest archaeological treasure - the Terracotta Army.
The authoritative biography of the great Mongol warlord, by the author of Genghis Khan and Attila.
The first popular biography of the great warlord, Attila the Hun.
The first popular biography of the legendary Mongol emperor and warlord who TIME magazine hailed as 'the most important person of the last millennium'.