Covering different historical eras, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics.
Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many social issues.
The Extraordinary Egyptians Powerful Pharaohs Pyramids and Peasants A Slave's Life Make-Up and Wigs Magic and Medicine Hunting and Fishing Gods and Gifts Water and Worms Criminal Punishments Blood and Battles Mummies Glossary Further Information Author note