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General
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A History of the World in 6 Glasses
A History of the World in 6 Glasses
by Tom Standage
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Like Nathaniel's Nutmeg: Or, the True and Incredible Adventure of the Spice Trader Who Changed the Course of History, Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time, and other enjoyable histories that... (read more)

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    The Farfarers: Before the Norse

    Farley Mowat 9781883642563
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    A Short History of Byzantium

    John J Norwich 9780679772699

20th Century
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The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914
The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914
by Christopher Clark
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One of The New York Times Book Reviews 10 Best Books of the Year The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 is historian Christopher Clarks riveting account of the explosive beginnings of World War I. Drawing on new scholarship, Clark offers a... (read more)

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Early Modern
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Sweetness and Power : the Place of Sugar in Modern History (85 Edition)
Sweetness and Power : the Place of Sugar in Modern History (85 Edition)
by Sidney W. Mintz
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"Shows how the intelligent analysis of the history of a single commodity can be used to pry open the history of an entire world of social relationships and human behavior."—The New York Review of Books.... (read more)

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Historiography
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Silencing the Past
Silencing the Past
by Michel Ro Trouillot
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Placing the West's failure to acknowledge the most successful slave revolt in history alongside denials of the Holocaust and the debate over the Alamo, Michel-Rolph Trouillot offers a stunning meditation on how power operates in the making and recording... (read more)

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Ancient Greece
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The History of the Peloponnesian War: Revised Edition (Penguin Classics)
The History of the Peloponnesian War: Revised Edition (Penguin Classics)
by Thucydides
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Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling the author's ambitious claim that the work "was done to last forever." The... (read more)

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Medieval
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Mysteries of the Middle Ages (06 Edition)
Mysteries of the Middle Ages (06 Edition)
by Thomas Cahill
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From the bestselling author of How the Irish Saved Civilization, a fascinating look at how medieval thinkers created the origins of modern intellectual movements. After the long period of decline known as the Dark Ages, medieval Europe experienced a... (read more)

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Renaissance
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1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
by Charles C. Mann
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Charles C. Mann has pulled off an impressive feat — a scholarly, thorough work of history that's almost compulsively readable. In 1491, he summarizes and examines the last thirty years of research into the pre-Columbian Americas, and comes to some... (read more)

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19th Century
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Schnizler's Century: The Making of Middle-Class Culture 1815-1914
Schnizler's Century: The Making of Middle-Class Culture 1815-1914
by Peter Gay
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An essential work for anyone who wishes to understand the social history of the nineteenth century, Schnitzler's Centuryis the culmination of Peter Gay's thirty-five years of scholarship on bourgeois culture and society. Using Arthur Schnitzler, the... (read more)

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Mankind: The Story of All of Us
Mankind: The Story of All of Us
by Pamela D Toler
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It takes more than 10 billion years to create just the right conditions on one planet for life to begin. It takes another three billion years of evolving life forms until it finally happens, a primate super species emerges: mankind. In conjunction with... (read more)

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A Green History of the World: The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations
A Green History of the World: The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations
by Clive Ponting
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Clive Ponting's original and provocative history of human civilizationnow in a thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated edition Years ahead of its time, Clive Ponting captivated readers with A Green History of the World, his study of great civilizations... (read more)

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