History New Releases

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"

A Mystery of Mysteries: The Death and Life of Edgar Allan Poe
Wolfish: Wolf, Self, and the Stories We Tell About Fear
The Confidante: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Helped Win WWII and Shape Modern America
The Black Guy Dies First: Black Horror Cinema from Fodder to Oscar
Palo Alto: A History of California, Capitalism, and the World
Oscar Wars: A History of Hollywood in Gold, Sweat, and Tears
Madame Restell: The Life, Death, and Resurrection of Old New York's Most Fabulous, Fearless, and Infamous Abortionist
Empress of the Nile: The Daredevil Archaeologist Who Saved Egypt's Ancient Temples from Destruction
The Patriarchs: The Origins of Inequality
Africatown: America's Last Slave Ship and the Community It Created
Trust the Plan: The Rise of QAnon and the Conspiracy That Reshaped America
The Great Displacement: Climate Change and the Next American Migration
A Stone is Most Precious Where it Belongs
The Diary Keepers: World War II in the Netherlands, as Written by the People Who Lived Through It
Uncovered: How the Media Got Cozy with Power, Abandoned Its Principles, and Lost the People
A Take-Charge Girl Blazes a Trail to Congress: The Story of Jeannette Rankin
An Assassin in Utopia: The True Story of a Nineteenth-Century Sex Cult and a President's Murder
The Crisis of Democratic Capitalism
The Declassification Engine: What History Reveals About America's Top Secrets
The Dress Diary of Mrs Anne Sykes
Love and Let Die: James Bond, The Beatles, and the British Psyche
Under the Naga Tail: A True Story of Survival, Bravery, and Escape from the Cambodian Genocide
The American Way: A True Story of Nazi Escape, Superman, and Marilyn Monroe
The Fire of Stars: The Life and Brilliance of the Woman Who Discovered What Stars Are Made Of
The Gospel of J. Edgar Hoover: How the FBI Aided and Abetted the Rise of White Christian Nationalism
The Lincoln Miracle: Inside the Republican Convention That Changed History
Confronting Saddam Hussein: George W. Bush and the Invasion of Iraq
Impossible Histories: The Soviet Republic of Alaska, the United States of Hudsonia, President Charlemagne, and Other Pivotal Moments of History That Never Happened
Anne Boleyn, An Illustrated Life of Henry VIII's Queen
The Granddaughters of Edward III
Sex Under the Swastika: Erotica, Scandal and the Occult in Hitler's Third Reich
The Nazi Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill
Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom
Cobalt Red: How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives
Waco Rising: David Koresh, the FBI, and the Birth of America's Modern Militias
Pirate Enlightenment, or the Real Libertalia
BLK ART: The Audacious Legacy of Black Artists and Models in Western Art
On Savage Shores: How Indigenous Americans Discovered Europe
The Pornography Wars: The Past, Present, and Future of America's Obscene Obsession
A Few Days Full of Trouble: A Memoir of the Lynching of Emmett Till
The Great Escape: A True Story of Forced Labor and Immigrant Dreams in America
Code Name Blue Wren: The True Story of America's Most Dangerous Female Spy—and the Sister She Betrayed
Koala: A Natural History and an Uncertain Future
The Ghost at the Feast: America and the Collapse of World Order, 1900-1941
Driving the Green Book: A Road Trip Through the Living History of Black Resistance
I Saw Death Coming: Liberation, Trauma, and the Tragedy of Reconstruction
Preparing for War: The Extremist History of White Christian Nationalism--and What Comes Next
A Woman's Life Is a Human Life: My Mother, Our Neighbor, and the Journey from Reproductive Rights to Reproductive Justice
Neither Confirm Nor Deny: How the Glomar Mission Shielded the CIA from Transparency
Stayed On Freedom: The Long History of Black Power through One Family’s Journey
Bloodbath Nation
Blunt Instruments: Recognizing Racist Cultural Infrastructure in Memorials, Museums, and Patriotic Practices
Never Forget Our People Were Always Free:  A Parable of American Healing
Finding Jackie: A Life Reinvented
We Are All Targets: How Renegade Hackers Invented Cyber War and Unleashed an Age of Global Chaos
We Are Your Children Too: Black Students, White Supremacists, and the Battle for America's Schools in Prince Edward County, Virginia
The Fight of His Life: Inside Joe Biden's White House
An American Story
Justice for Animals: Our Collective Responsibility
My Selma: True Stories of a Southern Childhood at the Height of the Civil Rights Movement
That Flag
Pretty Young Rebel: The Life of Flora Macdonald
The Scythian Empire: Central Eurasia and the Birth of the Classical Age from Persia to China
Northeaster: A Story of Courage and Survival in the Blizzard of 1952
Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
The Story of Abortion in America: A Street-Level History, 1652–2022
Pharaohs of the Sun: How Egypt's Despots and Dreamers Drove the Rise and Fall of Tutankhamun's Dynasty
To Boldly Go: How Nichelle Nichols and Star Trek Helped Advance Civil Rights
Roe: The History of a National Obsession
Ice Cream Man: How Augustus Jackson Made a Sweet Treat Better
Holding Her Own: The Exceptional Life of Jackie Ormes
‎Hit Girls: Women of Punk in the USA, 1975-1983
In the Nation’s Service: The Life and Times of George P. Shultz
Kennan: A Life Between Worlds
The Indestructible Tom Crean: Heroic Explorer of the Antarctic
Cut!: How Lotte Reiniger and a Pair of Scissors Revolutionized Animation
We Go Where They Go: The Story of Anti-Racist Action
Ann Walker: The Life and Death of Gentleman Jack's Wife
Undesirables: A Holocaust Journey to North Africa (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture)
Conquer We Must: A Military History of Britain, 1914-1945
The Struggle for Iran: Oil, Autocracy, and the Cold War, 1951–1954
Justice Rising: 12 Amazing Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement
Kapinaa ja kiusantekoa – Venäjän sortokoneiston vastustus Suomessa
Actresses of the Restoration Period: Mrs Elizabeth Barry and Mrs Anne Bracegirdle

Kiran Desai
The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind.
Kiran Desai, The Inheritance of Loss

José Martí
The first duty of a man is to think for himself
Jose Marti

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