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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"

Origin Story: A Big History of Everything
The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels
She Has Her Mother's Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity
The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights and Other Appreciations
A Brotherhood of Spies: The U-2 and the CIA's Secret War
Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence
Milk!: A 10,000-Year Food Fracas
Twilight of the Gods: A Journey to the End of Classic Rock
Asperger's Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna
Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto
From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America
House of Nutter: The Rebel Tailor of Savile Row
Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro
The Trials of Nina McCall: Sex, Surveillance, and the Decades-Long Government Plan to Imprison "Promiscuous" Women
Tailspin: The People and Forces Behind America's Fifty-Year Fall–and Those Fighting to Reverse It
West Like Lightning: The Brief, Legendary Ride of the Pony Express
Let's Go Exploring: Calvin and Hobbes
Young Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America’s Founding Father
Imperial Twilight: The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age
Period: Twelve Voices Tell the Bloody Truth
Atticus Finch: The Biography
The Road to Dawn: Josiah Henson and the Story That Sparked the Civil War
Apostles of Revolution: Jefferson, Paine, Monroe and the Struggle Against the Old Order in America and Europe
Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944
The Shadow Emperor: A Biography of Napoleon III
Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World
Little Shoes: The Sensational Depression-Era Murders That Became My Family's Secret
To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment
Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's Past
Saving Central Park: A History and a Memoir
The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan Before Pearl Harbor
My Country, My Life: Fighting for Israel, Searching for Peace
Under The Rock: The Poetry of a Place
Haig's Enemy: Crown Prince Rupprecht and Germany's War on the Western Front
The Sultans: The Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Rulers and Their World: A 600-Year History
The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
Fascism: A Warning
War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence
The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World
Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion
God Save Texas: A Journey Into the Soul of the Lone Star State
Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia, and the Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots
Ritz and Escoffier: The Hotelier, the Chef, and the Rise of the Leisure Class
Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon
The Art of the Wasted Day
The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (and What We Can Do about Them)
The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives
Voices from the Rust Belt
The Final Race: The Incredible World War II Story of the Olympian Who Inspired Chariots of Fire
Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History
President Carter: The White House Years
Tough Mothers: Amazing Stories of History’s Mightiest Matriarchs
World War II at Sea: A Global History
The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern Europe
Eisenhower vs. Warren: The Battle for Civil Rights and Liberties
Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag
The Bridge: How the Roeblings Connected Brooklyn to New York
They Lost Their Heads!: What Happened to Washington's Teeth, Einstein's Brain, and Other Famous Body Parts
Fight Like a Girl: The Truth Behind How Female Marines Are Trained
Blood Moon: An American Epic of War and Splendor in the Cherokee Nation
The Death of Democracy: Hitler's Rise to Power and the Downfall of the Weimar Republic
Above and Beyond: John F. Kennedy and America's Most Dangerous Cold War Spy Mission
The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation
Acid West
Rise Up Women!: The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes
Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?
Library on Wheels: Mary Lemist Titcomb and America's First Bookmobile
Napoleon: The Spirit of the Age: 1805-1810
Denmark Vesey's Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of the Confederacy
1983: Reagan, Andropov, and a World on the Brink
The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947
State of Resistance: What California's Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Means for America?s Future
Making the Arab World: Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash That Shaped the Middle East
Lexington and Concord: The Battle Heard Round the World
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Patton's Last Gamble: The Disastrous Raid on POW Camp Hammelburg in World War II
Sense of Wonder: My Life in Comic Fandom--The Whole Story

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Alison Weir Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings
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If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree.
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Christopher Paolini
People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn't.
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