The Paper Time Machine: Colouring the Past

The Paper Time Machine: Colouring the PastThe Paper Time Machine is a book that will change the way you think about the past.It contains 124 historical black-and-white photographs, reconstructed in colour and introduced by Wolfgang Wild – creator and curator of the Retronaut website. The site has become a global phenomenon, collecting images that collapse the distance between the past and present and tear a hole in our map of time.The Paper Time Machine goes even further. Early photogr…

50 Guns That Changed America: An Illustrated Guide

50 Guns That Changed America: An Illustrated GuideAmerican history has always been interwoven with developments in firearms technology and so is peppered with legendary guns. At the birth of the nation, Americans armed themselves with state-of-the-art long guns to fight their colonial oppressors. Once independent, the young country was drawn into a succession of conflicts, which caused firearms technology to keep pace with weapon design and production demand. The needs of many military campaigns…