Global Hotspots Each book focuses on a different nation or region, such as Israel and Palestine, Iran, or Sudan, Somalia, and Ethiopia and explores the history that led to the current conflicts, the issues currently flaring, and the likely resolutions that might lead to a cooling.
Great Cities Through the Ages The growth of civilization is recorded in the history of its great cities because it is there that culture arises and develops. This series presents four cities from their earliest existence to the present, using history, anecdotes, and a diverse array of images.
Great Explorations This series takes young historians along on the adventures of the indomitable explorers who knew firsthand the joys and sorrows of pioneering.
Great Escapes How did anyone manage to escape from Nazi death camps or the killing fields of Cambodia? Great Escapes presents gripping accounts of narrow escapes to illuminate historical events from a distinct, personal perspective.