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History (from Greek ἱστορία - historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the discovery, collection, organization, and presentation of information about past events. History can also mean the period of time after writing was invented. Scholars who write about history are called historians. It is a field of research which uses a narrative to examine and analyse the sequence of events, and it sometimes attempts to investigate objectively the patterns of cause and effect that determine events. Historians debate the nature of history and its usefulness. This includes discu...more

New Releases Tagged "History"

Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered
Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan
The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science
Violins of Hope: Violins of the Holocaust--Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind's Darkest Hour
Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker
Lies My Teacher Told Me About Christopher Columbus: What Your History Books Got Wrong
The Rush: America's Fevered Quest for Fortune, 1848-1853
Foreign Correspondent: A Memoir
Bunny the Brave War Horse: Based on a True Story
The First Eagles: The American Pilots Who Flew With the British, Became Aces, and Won World War I
Up Ghost River: A Chief's Journey Through the Turbulent Waters of Native History
The Burning of the World: A Memoir of 1914
Blackboard: A Personal History of the Classroom
The Language of Houses
Makers of Modern Asia
American Monsters: A History of Monster Lore, Legends, and Sightings in America
Katherine Howard: A New History
Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors: Faith, Power, and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad
Gaza: A History
Harlem Hellfighters
The Deep Dish on Pizza! (Ready-to-Read, History of Fun Stuff)
Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival
Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight
Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty
Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces
The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
The Valentino Affair: The Jazz Age Murder Scandal That Shocked New York Society and Gripped the World
Tomlinson Hill: Sons of Slaves, Sons of Slaveholders
Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78rpm Records
Operation Shakespeare: The True Story of an Elite International Sting
Sgt. Reckless: America's War Horse
Vodka: How a Colorless, Odorless, Flavorless Spirit Conquered America
The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis
Unreasonable Men: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive Politics
Surviving Hitler: The Unlikely True Story of an SS Soldier and a Jewish Woman
The Intel Trinity: How Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove Built the World's Most Important Company
Moonshine Nation: The Art of Creating Cornbread in a Bottle
Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic
Recollections of Jerusalem
My Two Italies
Double Agent: The First Hero of World War II and How the FBI Outwitted and Destroyed a Nazi Spy Ring
A Most Imperfect Union: A Contrarian History of the United States
The Chemistry of Alchemy: From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry Was Forged
When the United States Spoke French: Five Refugees Who Shaped a Nation
Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea
World Without End: The Global Empire of Philip II
A People's History of the New Boston
A Brief History of WWI
The King in the North: The Life and Times of Oswald of Northumbria
The Battle of the Bridges: The 504 Parachute Infantry Regiment in Operation Market Garden

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Her Favorite Books on Beauty: Her biography, Ugly Beauty, chronicles the life of cosmetics giant Helena Rubinstein. Brandon shares her favorite books that are about more than just another pretty face.
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