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Great Secrets of History: Gripping Stories of Truth and Lies, Deception and Discovery

Jonathan Bastable, Antony Mason & Tony Allan
Item #: D71323
Format: No Jacket
Pages/Publication Date: 288 / 2012
Publisher: Reader's Digest
ISBN: 9781922083036
No Longer Available

Hide out in the catacombs of ancient Rome with the first Christians as they shelter from their persecutors. Visit a Chicago hotel equipped with dungeons, hidden passages, and trapdoors designed to murder its guests. Discover how Greenpeace's flagship was sabotaged by French special forces. From top-secret documents to clandestine societies, ancient Egyptian pharaohs to modern-day piracy, this book reveals some of history's greatest scandals, conspiracies, forgeries, cover-ups, hidden treasures, and lost cities, illustrated with more than 100 historical photos and archival documents.

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