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Napoleon's Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History
3.91
not set
Jul 08, 2016
 
An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy: How Manners Shaped the World
3.23
not set
Jul 02, 2016
 
How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World
4.01
May 25, 2016
May 26, 2016
 
The Invention of Wings
4.22
really liked it
Mar 16, 2015
Mar 16, 2015
 
Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World
4.04
it was amazing
Jan 10, 2015
Jan 03, 2015
 
What Life Was Like Among Samurai and Shoguns: Japan, AD 1000-1700 (What Life Was Like)
3.80
liked it
Dec 10, 2014
Dec 10, 2014
 
Fifty Plants That Changed the Course of History
3.64
Jan 03, 2015
Sep 29, 2014
 
The American Resting Place: 400 Years of History Through Our Cemeteries and Burial Grounds
3.80
liked it
Dec 19, 2014
Sep 29, 2014
 
The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry
3.90
really liked it
Apr 07, 2014
Apr 05, 2014
 
Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities
3.80
really liked it
Dec 29, 2013
Dec 09, 2013
 
A History of Weapons: Crossbows, Caltrops, Catapults & Lots of Other Things that Can Seriously Mess You Up
3.73
it was amazing
Dec 09, 2013
Dec 08, 2013
 
Common Phrases: And the Amazing Stories Behind Them
2.83
liked it
Nov 10, 2013
Dec 03, 2013
 
A Quiet Revolution: The Veil's Resurgence, from the Middle East to America
4.00
liked it
Oct 21, 2013
Oct 22, 2013
 
Ninja: 1,000 Years of the Shadow Warrior
3.03
it was ok
May 05, 2013
May 05, 2013
 
London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets
3.40
liked it
May 05, 2013
May 05, 2013
 
An Edible History of Humanity
3.62
liked it
Dec 12, 2013
Apr 04, 2013
 
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
3.65
really liked it
Mar 22, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
 
Thinning the Herd: Tales of the Weirdly Departed
3.39
really liked it
Jul 29, 2014
Nov 07, 2012
 
In the Devil's Garden: A Sinful History of Forbidden Food
3.69
really liked it
Dec 23, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
 
Final Exits: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of How We Die
3.97
liked it
Nov 25, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
 
100 Mistakes that Changed History: Backfires and Blunders That Collapsed Empires, Crashed Economies, and Altered th e Course of Our World
3.26
really liked it
Oct 30, 2012
Oct 28, 2012
 
Witches, Midwives and Nurses: A History of Women Healers
3.95
it was ok
Aug 26, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
 
Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things
4.05
not set
Aug 18, 2012
 
Spice: The History of a Temptation
3.58
not set
Aug 18, 2012
 
The True History of Chocolate
3.78
not set
Aug 18, 2012
 
An Incomplete Education: 3,684 Things You Should Have Learned but Probably Didn't
3.91
liked it
Jan 2008
Aug 18, 2012
 
Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads: The Culture and Evolution of Natural History Museums
3.71
really liked it
Dec 02, 2013
Aug 08, 2012
 
Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army & Other Diabolical Insects
3.71
Jun 2013
Jun 06, 2012
 
How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm: And Other Adventures in Parenting (from Argentina to Tanzania and everywhere in between)
3.53
liked it
Mar 22, 2012
Apr 23, 2012
 
Pox: An American History
3.58
liked it
Apr 02, 2012
Nov 01, 2011