Based on the success of the best-selling Plunges into History, Uncle John goes back in time to bring fans more compelling, confounding, and fascinating peeks into the world's past. International in scope, you'll read about historical events, people, and places worldwide. As always, the slant will be on revealing what they didn't teach you in history class--history unexpunged! Once again we're plunging into history's archives to bring you scintillating sagas of rogues and rascals, diplomacy and disaster, popes and peasants, nices and vices, defeats and victories, royalty and rabble, feuds and famine, battles and breakthroughs, crime and punishment, secrets and scandals, cultural milestones and historical millstones.
The Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society proudly follows in the grand tradition of its older sibling, the Bathroom Readers' Institute. This conglomeration of scholarly scribes is devoted to bringing primo prose, terrific trivia, and quality quizzes & puzzles to every volume of the UJBR Plunges series. Featuring true experts in almost every field imaginable, the BRHS and their themed volumes promise to be a superior source of bathroom reading.