André Deutsch publishes biography and history in a variety of formats
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In The Battle of Waterloo Experience, well-known military historians, journalists and broadcasters Peter and Dan Snow tell the story of one of the most dramatic and captivating of all military encounters. Published in association with the National Army Museum (NAM) this book gives readers the unique opportunity to relive this extraordinary moment in history by featuring replica rare or previously unpublished sketch maps, letters, orders, official papers and proclamations held by the NAM and other archives and museums around Europe.
Approximately 11 million people were killed during the Holocaust. No one will ever know the exact figure. Of those, some six million were Jewish, including one million children. The remainder comprised numerous ethnic and social groups deemed the Untermenschen, the sub-human species that, according to the German Chancellor Adolf Hitler and the ruling Nazis, were not fit to live.
The Holocaust explores the background to this most barbaric of crimes, looking at the ideology behind it, the people who set it in motion and the principal events that shaped it.
Magna Carta, the Great Charter of Liberty, was granted at Runnymede on 15th June 1215 by King John, reveals the story behind this fascinating document, explores life in England in 1215, and how the Magna Carta impacted on the people and the customs of the day. It looks at the key personalities behind the political power struggle of the time - King John, the barons, Pope Innocent III and Archbishop Stephen Langton.
It gives a richly detailed look at the medieval world and the lasting legacy of this crucial document.