Straightforward, clearly written guides to popular topics of modern history; Includes primary source material, such as speeches, writings, photos; Encourages readers to develop their interpretive and critical faculties when examining historical evidence.
Sean Sheehan has a degree in Ancient Literature and History. He is fascinated by all aspect of of the ancient world, and in particular the literature of ancient Greece and Rome. A visit to Auschwitz in the 1970s sparked off an interest in the history of the Jewish people and the Holocaust, and since then Sean has spent much time reading and researching the subject. He has also written two books for Hodder Wayland about the Holocaust.