The hidden forts of the nuclear age can still be found all over the world, including here in Canada. The author describes when and where these bunkers were built, how they would have been used, and what has become of them. B/w photos. 363 pp. 6x9".
Absorbing and practical, this concise resource from naturalist Tony Soper covers the history of the Northwest Passage, including the Indigenous peoples and early explorers. Discover what travellers can expect to find today. Colour and b/w photos and illus. 154 pp. 5x8". Softcover.
In 2009 an intriguing cuneiform tablet from a family collection was brought to the British Museum. Curator Irving Finkel, a world authority on ancient Mesopotamia, decoded its ancient message to reveal a new version of the Babylonian flood story that shaped his startling conclusions of how the story of Noah’s Ark found its way into the Bible. Colour & b/w illus. 421 pp. 7x10".
Their reach stretched from Newfoundland to Africa. But were they great seafarers or desperate outcasts? This concise study reveals much about the ‘Viking Age’ and puts it in a wider historical context. B/w photos. 273 pp. 5x8". Softcover.