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The Jungle by Upton Sinclair1776 by David McCulloughA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnBury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee BrownUncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
AP US History Reading List
73 books — 40 voters
The Sunne in Splendour - A Novel of Richard III by Sharon Kay PenmanThe Daughter of Time by Josephine TeyThe White Queen by Philippa GregoryThe Seventh Son by Reay TannahillThe Princes in the Tower by Alison Weir
Richard III and The War of the Roses
54 books — 38 voters

GRIT The Banter and Brutality of the Late-Night Cab by Karl WigginsYou Really Are Full of Shit, Aren't You? by Karl WigginsWord Freak by Stefan FatsisCookoff by Amy SutherlandSpeed Tribes by Karl Taro Greenfeld
Best Books on Subcultures
36 books — 34 voters
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. ShirerThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Third Reich in Power by Richard J. EvansThe Reader by Bernhard SchlinkIn the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
best books about Nazi Germany
76 books — 25 voters

The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Kay PenmanThe Birth of Venus by Sarah DunantThe White Queen by Philippa GregoryThe Lady of the Rivers by Philippa GregoryThe Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier
Fiction Set in 15th Century
57 books — 25 voters
The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Kay PenmanKatherine by Anya SetonHere be Dragons by Sharon Kay PenmanWhen Christ and His Saints Slept by Sharon Kay PenmanEleanor of Aquitaine by Alison Weir
49 books — 25 voters

Hiroshima by John HerseyHiroshima Notes by Kenzaburō ŌeThe Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard RhodesBarefoot Gen, Volume One by Keiji NakazawaBarefoot Gen, Volume Two by Keiji Nakazawa
Remember Hiroshima
34 books — 23 voters

Bravo Two Zero - The True Story Of An SAS Patrol Behind Enemy... by Andy McNabWho Dares Wins by Tony GeraghtyThe Joker by Pete ScholeyDead Centre by Owen  JonesThe Phantom Major by Virginia Cowles
SAS - Special Air Service
68 books — 19 voters
Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse AndersonChasing Secrets by Gennifer CholdenkoAt the Sign of the Sugared Plum by Mary HooperThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson BurnettPetals in the Ashes by Mary Hooper
YA & Middle Grade Epidemics
87 books — 18 voters

Mayflower by Nathaniel PhilbrickAlbion's Seed  by David Hackett FischerAmerica at 1750 by Richard HofstadterThe Island at the Center of the World by Russell ShortoAmerican Jezebel by Eve LaPlante
Nonfiction about Early America
40 books — 17 voters
Love and Louis XIV by Antonia FraserThe Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre DumasMistress of the Sun by Sandra GullandThe Sun King  by Nancy MitfordBefore Versailles by Karleen Koen
Louis XIV
46 books — 16 voters

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey by Fiona CarnarvonEdwardian Cooking by Larry EdwardsTo Marry an English Lord by Gail MacCollThe Chronicles of Downton Abbey by Jessica FellowesGeorge, Nicholas and Wilhelm by M.J. Carter
Nonfiction Books On The Edwardian Era
114 books — 13 voters
Battle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPhersonWhat Hath God Wrought by Daniel Walker HoweAn Army at Dawn by Rick AtkinsonWashington's Crossing by David Hackett FischerFreedom from Fear by David M. Kennedy
Pulitzer History
42 books — 13 voters

Pride and Prejudice by Jane AustenPersuasion by Jane AustenSense and Sensibility by Jane AustenEmma by Jane AustenMansfield Park by Jane Austen
17 books — 13 voters

Iron Kingdom by Christopher   ClarkStalingrad by Antony BeevorThe Weaker Vessel by Antonia FraserThe Reformation by Diarmaid MacCullochHitler by Ian Kershaw
Wolfson History Prize Winners
85 books — 12 voters
A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England by Ian MortimerThe Life of Elizabeth I by Alison WeirElizabeth's London by Liza PicardThe Princes in the Tower by Alison Weir
History Before WW1
149 books — 12 voters

Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross KingThe Great Bridge by David McCulloughMichelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling by Ross KingCluny by Edwin MullinsAround the world in 1890s by Merrily Home
Historical Architecture, nonfiction
36 books — 12 voters
Voyage on the Great Titanic by Ellen Emerson WhiteAnastasia by Carolyn MeyerElizabeth I by Kathryn LaskyAcross The Wide And Lonesome Prairie by Kristiana GregoryCleopatra VII by Kristiana Gregory
Scholastic Diaries
181 books — 11 voters

God's Secretaries  by Adam NicolsonAfter Elizabeth by Leanda de LisleUnnatural Murder by Anne SomersetThe Oxford Illustrated History of Tudor & Stuart Britain by John MorrillThe Stuart Age by Barry Coward
Early Stuart Britain
93 books — 10 voters
World Without End by Ken FollettCathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso FalconesThe Ties That Bound by Barbara A. HanawaltBond Men Made Free by R.H. HiltonThe Diligent by Robert W. Harms
5 books — 9 voters

Nothing Like It in the World by Stephen E. AmbroseShe Rode the Rails by Beverly S. AdamEmpire Express by David Haward BainThe First Transcontinental Railroad by John Debo GallowayRails through the Wiregrass by H. Roger Grant
Railroad History
13 books — 7 voters
The Strange Career of Jim Crow by C. Vann WoodwardThe Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel WilkersonParting the Waters by Taylor BranchPillar of Fire by Taylor BranchMary Chesnut's Civil War by C. Vann Woodward
Southern History
54 books — 6 voters

One Eye Laughing, the Other Weeping by Barry DenenbergEarly Sunday Morning by Barry DenenbergMy Secret War by Mary Pope OsborneThe Fences Between Us by Kirby LarsonTurned Away by Carol Matas
Scholastic Diaries: WWII
25 books — 5 voters
How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas CahillMysteries of the Middle Ages by Thomas CahillSailing the Wine-Dark Sea by Thomas CahillHeretics and Heroes by Thomas CahillMysteries of the Middle Ages by Thomas Cahill
Best of Thomas Cahill
18 books — 4 voters

The Fifties by David HalberstamThe Making of a Quagmire by David HalberstamThe Coldest Winter by David HalberstamThe Best and the Brightest by David HalberstamThe Amateurs by David Halberstam
Best of David Halberstam
19 books — 3 voters
Medieval Monasticism by C.H. LawrenceBuddhist Learning and Textual Practice in Eighteenth-Century ... by Anne M. BlackburnGathering Leaves & Lifting Words by Justin Thomas McDanielSons of the Buddha by Jason A. CarbineThe Lovelorn Ghost and the Magical Monk by Justin Thomas McDaniel
13 books — 3 voters

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