Books: World History

We have a strong instinct to belong to small groups defined by clear purpose and understanding--tribes. This tribal connection has been largely lost in modern society, but regaining it may be the key to our psychological survival. Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin lamented th World History epub books

The authors of the bestselling Halseys Typhoon do a fine job recounting one brutal, small-unit action during the Korean Wars darkest moment. Publishers Weekly   November 1950, the Korean Peninsula. After General MacArthur ignores Maos warnings and pushes his UN forces deeper into Nort World History pdf books

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn the second volume of his epic trilogy about the liberation of Europe in World War II, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson tells the harrowing story of the campaigns in Sicily and ItalyIn An Army at Dawnwinner of the Pulitzer PrizeRick Atkinson provided a dramatic and auth World History epub books

This first volume of Shelby Foote's classic narrative of the Civil War opens with Jefferson Daviss farewell to the United Senate and ends on the bloody battlefields of Antietam and Perryville, as the full, horrible scope of Americas great war becomes clear. Exhaustively researched and masterfully wr World History pdf books

Craig Taylor is the real deal: a peerless journalist and a beautiful craftsman.David Rakoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Fraud and Half EmptyLondoners is a wonderful bookI wanted it to be twice as long.Diana Athill, New York Times bestselling author of Somewhere Towards the EndIn London World History epub / PDF Books

Taking on decades of received wisdom, David Waldstreicher has written the first book to recognize slavery's place at the heart of the U.S. Constitution. Famously, the Constitution never mentions slavery. And yet, of its eighty-four clauses, six were directly concerned with slaves and the interests o World History epub / PDF Books

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  Comprehensive, enlightening, and terrifyingly timely.The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice)WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITH BOOK PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE LIONEL GELBER PRIZE NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post Time Foreign Affairs WBU World History pdf books

The work of explorers, surveyors and spies in the race to conquer Southern Asia is vividly recounted in this history of British imperial cartography.In the 19th century, the British and Russian empires were engaged in bitter rivalry for the acquisition of Southern Asian. Although India was the ultim World History epub / PDF Books

The Renaissance in Florence conjures images of beautiful frescoes and elegant buildingsthe dazzling handiwork of the citys skilled artists and architects. But equally important for the centuries to follow were geniuses of a different sort: Florences manuscript hunters, scribes, scholars, and booksel World History epub books

A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, and Detroit Free PresMalcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers -- and why they often go World History epub / PDF Books

Take a trip through the defining moments of our global story and see the thinkers, leaders, ideas, and inventions that have shaped the world.

Presented in a beautiful slipcase, World History is an essential guide for anyone who loves history or wants to broaden their knowledge. This accessible book covers over 350 of the world's most important turning points, from our earliest human ancestors of prehistory to political events of the modern world.

Follow detailed maps showing the continuous movement of humans across the Earth, and examine fascinating paintings illustrating the events and individuals that took them there. Beautiful photography throughout the book will carry you back in time to see the people and places of the stories - along with stunning artifacts from every historical period.

From magnificent buildings like the Colosseum to magnificent words like "I have a dream!", this guide brings history's most significant events to life for every reader to discover and enjoy.
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