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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 Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos
The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth
Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR
Sensational: The Hidden History of America's “Girl Stunt Reporters”
Buses Are a Comin': Memoir of a Freedom Rider
The Unfit Heiress: The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt
The Third Pole: Mystery, Obsession, and Death on Mount Everest
Love Lives: From Cinderella to Frozen
Everybody: A Book about Freedom
Blood and Treasure: Daniel Boone and the Fight for America's First Frontier
Why She Wrote: A Graphic History of the Lives, Inspiration, and Influence Behind the Pens of Classic Women Writers
Valcour: The 1776 Campaign That Saved the Cause of Liberty
Stampede: Gold Fever and Disaster in the Klondike
Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America
Central America's Forgotten History: Revolution, Violence, and the Roots of Migration
Letters to Camondo
The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War
Antitrust: Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age
Nuclear Folly: A History of the Cuban Missile Crisis
From a Whisper to a Rallying Cry: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement
We Are Still Here!: Native American Truths Everyone Should Know
Beyond: The Astonishing Story of the First Human to Leave Our Planet and Journey into Space
Stalin's War: A New History of World War II
Our Work Is Everywhere: An Illustrated Oral History of Queer and Trans Resistance
The Horde: How the Mongols Changed the World
A Cure for Darkness: The Story of Depression and How We Treat It
Murder: The Biography
On This Day in History Sh!t Went Down
Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist Mavynee Betsch
The Singer and the Scientist
The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art
Paper Trails: The Us Post and the Making of the American West
Tokyo Junkie: 60 Years of Bright Lights and Back Alleys . . . and Baseball
Rebellion, Rascals, and Revenue: Tax Follies and Wisdom through the Ages
Shaped by Her Hands: Potter Maria Martinez
We Are a Garden: A Story of How Diversity Took Root in America
Blackface
No Common Ground: Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice
Paving the Way: The First American Women Law Professors
Sick and Tired: An Intimate History of Fatigue
Plantagenet Princes: The Sons of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II
Bohemond of Taranto: Crusader and Conqueror
Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions (Critical Indigeneities)
Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York
Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance
The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free
Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine
The Agitators: Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women's Rights
When Women Invented Television: The Untold Story of the Female Powerhouses Who Pioneered the Way We Watch Today
Wonderworks: The 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature
The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans--And How We Can Fix It
Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction
American Cider: A Modern Guide to a Historic Beverage
Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue: A Life's Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union
Plunder: A Memoir of Family Property and Nazi Treasure
The Western Front: A History of the Great War, 1914-1918
Bring Back Our Girls: The Search for Nigeria's Missing Schoolgirls and Their Astonishing Survival
Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight
Comeback Season: My Unlikely Story of Friendship with the Greatest Living Negro League Baseball Players
Can't Stop Won't Stop: A Hip-Hop History
North by Shakespeare: A Rogue Scholar's Quest for the Truth Behind the Bard's Work
Why We Lost the Sex Wars: Sexual Freedom in the #MeToo Era
The Water Defenders: How Ordinary People Saved a Country from Corporate Greed
Return to Victory: MacArthur's Epic Liberation of the Philippines
White Evangelical Racism: The Politics of Morality in America
Terror to the Wicked: America's First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped to Form a Nation
A Place Like Mississippi: A Journey Through a Real and Imagined Literary Landscape
Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer
The Caesars Palace Coup: How a Billionaire Brawl Over the Famous Casino Exposed the Corruption of the Private Equity Industry
How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsession with Rights Is Tearing America Apart
The Nazi's Granddaughter: How I Discovered My Grandfather was a War Criminal
Send a Girl!: The True Story of How Women Joined the FDNY
The Mystery of the Parsee Lawyer
The Road Less Traveled: The Secret Battle to End the Great War, 1916-1917
Secrets of the Sea: The Story of Jeanne Power, Revolutionary Marine Scientist
On the Trail of the Serpent: The Epic Hunt for the Bikini Killer
A History of the Vampire in Popular Culture: Love at First Bite
Churchill & Son
June Almeida, Virus Detective!: The Woman Who Discovered the First Human Coronavirus
Journey Around the Sun: The Story of Halley's Comet
Let Liberty Rise!: How America’s Schoolchildren Helped Save the Statue of Liberty
Kids on the March: 15 Stories of Speaking Out, Protesting, and Fighting for Justice
Headstrong Hallie!: The Story of Hallie Morse Daggett, the First Female "Fire Guard"
Mapping Abundance for a Planetary Future: Kanaka Maoli and Critical Settler Cartographies in Hawai'i
The Betrayal of Anne Frank: A Cold Case Investigation
يهود مصر القديمة
A Plan for the People: Nelson Mandela’s Hope for His Nation
Chiru Sakura — Falling Cherry Blossoms: A Mother & Daughter's Journey Through Racism, Internment And Oppression
1821: Γυναίκες και Επανάσταση - Από τον οθωμανικό κόσμο στο ελεύθερο ελληνικό κράτος

Winston S. Churchill
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
Winston S. Churchill

Virginia Woolf
I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past. ...more
Virginia Woolf

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