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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 World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House
Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures
Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke
The Race to Save the Romanovs: The Truth Behind the Secret Plans to Rescue the Russian Imperial Family
Call Me American: A Memoir
What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America
American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic
Why To Kill a Mockingbird Matters: What Harper Lee's Book and America's Iconic Film Mean to Us Today
Autumn in Venice: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse
The Perfect Weapon: How the Cyber Arms Race Set the World Afire
Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America
Five for Freedom: The African American Soldiers in John Brown's Army
Robert F. Kennedy: Ripples of Hope: Kerry Kennedy in Conversation with Heads of State, Business Leaders, Influencers, and Activists about Her Father's Impact on Their Lives
The Third Bank of the River: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First-Century Amazon
Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13
Gifts of Our Lady of Guadalupe: Patroness of Latin America
Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump
Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous
Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the 20th Century
Rising in Flames: Sherman's March and the Fight for a New Nation
Rome Resurgent: War and Empire in the Age of Justinian
Irving Berlin, the Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing
How Hitler Was Made: Germany and the Rise of the Perfect Nazi
Et Tu, Brute?: The Deaths of the Roman Emperors
Being Prime Minister
The Presidents and the Pastime: The History of Baseball and the White House
Vicksburg: The Bloody Siege that Turned the Tide of the Civil War
Prairie Fairies: A History of Queer Communities and People in Western Canada,1930-1985
Origin Story: A Big History of Everything
The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels
Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, & Criminal in 19th-Century New York
The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights and Other Appreciations
Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence
A Brotherhood of Spies: The U-2 and the CIA's Secret War
Milk!: A 10,000-Year Food Fracas
Asperger's Children: The Origins of Autism in Nazi Vienna
Twilight of the Gods: A Journey to the End of Classic Rock
From Cold War to Hot Peace: The Inside Story of Russia and America
Tesla: Inventor of the Modern
Planet Funny: How Comedy Took Over Our Culture
Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto
Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics
The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies
Tailspin: The People and Forces Behind America's Fifty-Year Fall–and Those Fighting to Reverse It
Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro
House of Nutter: The Rebel Tailor of Savile Row
The Trials of Nina McCall: Sex, Surveillance, and the Decades-Long Government Plan to Imprison "Promiscuous" Women
Imperial Twilight: The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age
West Like Lightning: The Brief, Legendary Ride of the Pony Express
Atticus Finch: The Biography
Young Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America’s Founding Father
Let's Go Exploring: Calvin and Hobbes
The Road to Dawn: Josiah Henson and the Story That Sparked the Civil War
Period: Twelve Voices Tell the Bloody Truth
Arnhem: The Battle for the Bridges, 1944
Apostles of Revolution: Jefferson, Paine, Monroe and the Struggle Against the Old Order in America and Europe
Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World
The Shadow Emperor: A Biography of Napoleon III
To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment
Working for the Man, Playing in the Band: My Years with James Brown
The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan Before Pearl Harbor
Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America's Past
Saving Central Park: A History and a Memoir
Those Turbulent Sons of Freedom: Ethan Allen's Green Mountain Boys and the American Revolution
My Country, My Life: Fighting for Israel, Searching for Peace
Under The Rock: The Poetry of a Place
Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty
De Kim-dynastie. Geschiedenis van Noord-Korea
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
Too Big to Walk: The New Science of Dinosaurs
Bernardo de Gálvez: Spanish Hero of the American Revolution

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