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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"

The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II
On the Horizon
Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir
American Prophets: The Religious Roots of Progressive Politics and the Ongoing Fight for the Soul of the Country
How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs: The Destruction of the Syrian Arab Kingdom in 1920 and the Rise of Anti-Liberal Islamism
The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World—and Globalization Began
Three Tigers, One Mountain: A Journey Through the Bitter History and Current Conflicts of China, Korea, and Japan
The Kidnap Years: The Astonishing True History of the Forgotten Kidnapping Epidemic That Shook Depression-Era America
What We Inherit: A Secret War and a Family's Search for Answers
Set The Night On Fire: L.A. in the Sixties
Bigger Than Bernie: How We Go from the Sanders Campaign to Democratic Socialism
American Poison: How Racial Hostility Destroyed Our Promise
Legendary Children: The First Decade of RuPaul’s Drag Race and the Last Century of Queer Life
Franci's War: A Woman's Story of Survival
Stealing Home: Los Angeles, the Dodgers, and the Lives Caught in Between
American Nero: The History of the Destruction of the Rule of Law, and Why Trump Is the Worst Offender
Shakespeare in a Divided America: What His Plays Tell Us about Our Past and Future
Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes
The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir
Tower of Skulls: A History of the Asia-Pacific War, Volume I: July 1937-May 1942
Truganini
Bloody Okinawa: The Last Great Battle of World War II
Island Stories: An Unconventional History of Britain
A for Anonymous: How a Mysterious Hacker Collective Transformed the World

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