The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there...
Imagine you could travel back to the fourteenth century. What would
you see, and hear, and smell? Where would you stay? What are you
going to eat? And how are you going to test to see if you are going
down with the plague? In The Time Traveller's Guide... Ian
Mortimer's radical new approach turns our entire understanding of
history upside down. History is not just something to be studied;
it is also something to be lived, whether that's the life of a
peasant or a lord. The result is perhaps the most astonishing
history book you are ever likely to read; as revolutionary as it is
informative, as entertaining as it is startling.