|Jonathan Bastable, Antony Mason & Tony Allan|
|Pages/Publication Date:||288 / 2012|
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.