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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 Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing
Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military
Leadership: In Turbulent Times
The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War
These Truths: A History of the United States
Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton
The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War
Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates
The Standard of Truth: 1815–1846 (Saints, #1)
How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveller
In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein
The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War
The Last Palace: Europe's Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House
Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice
Young Benjamin Franklin: The Birth of Ingenuity
One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy
The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth's Ultimate Trophy
The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters
How Do We Look: The Body, the Divine, and the Question of Civilization
Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945-1975
West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House
The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Every Day is Extra
A Fierce Glory: Antietam--The Desperate Battle That Saved Lincoln and Doomed Slavery
Unpunished Murder: Massacre at Colfax and the Quest for Justice
Beautiful Country Burn Again: Democracy, Rebellion, and Revolution
Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China
Mary Shelley: The Strange True Tale of Frankenstein's Creator
Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples
Thomas Cromwell: A Life
They Fought Alone: The True Story of the Starr Brothers, British Secret Agents in Nazi-Occupied France
The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty that Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation
Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon, wife of Charles H. Spurgeon
An Inconvenient Alphabet: Ben Franklin & Noah Webster's Spelling Revolution
The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots: Elizabeth I and Her Greatest Rival
Road to Disaster: A New History of America’s Descent into Vietnam
Paris on the Brink: The 1930s Paris of Jean Renoir, Salvador Dali, Simone de Beauvoir, Andre Gide, Sylvia Beach, Leon Blum, and Their Friends
Ski Soldier: A World War II Biography
TR's Last War: Theodore Roosevelt, The Great War, and a Journey of Triumph and Tragedy
Deutsches Haus
Ernest Hemingway: Artifacts From a Life
Reckless: Henry Kissinger and The Tragedy of Vietnam
Sons of Freedom: The Forgotten American Soldiers Who Defeated Germany in World War I
Hugs from Obama: A Photographic Look Back at the Warmth and Wisdom of President Barack Obama
The Thrifty Guide to Ancient Greece: A Handbook for Time Travelers
Sons of Cain: A History of Serial Killers from the Stone Age to the Present
The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life
Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis
The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization
The Fighters: Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq
America: The Farewell Tour
Playing to the Gods: Sarah Bernhardt, Eleonora Duse, and the Rivalry that Changed Acting Forever
Into the Hands of the Soldiers: Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East
Shakespeare and the Resistance: The Earl of Southampton, the Essex Rebellion, and the Poems that Challenged Tudor Tyranny
Playing Changes: Jazz for the New Century
An Informal History of the Hugos
Roller-Coaster: Europe, 1950-2017
Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium
Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution's Lost Hero
Lords of the Desert: The Battle Between the US and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East
Spooked!: How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America
Palestine: A Four Thousand Year History
Henry Clay: The Man Who Would Be President
Svälten : Hungeråren som formade Sverige
Custer: The Making of a Young General
Jefferson's Treasure: How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from Debt

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Alison Weir Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings
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The past beats inside me like a second heart.
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It's being here now that's important. There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can't relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don't know if there is one.
George Harrison

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