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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"

Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures
Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes's Hollywood
The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II
Henry VIII and the men who made him: The secret history behind the Tudor throne
Bringing Down the Colonel: A Sex Scandal of the Gilded Age, and the "powerless" Woman Who Took on Washington
The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War
The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age
Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow
Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell into Tyranny
Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom
Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World
Little Dancer Aged Fourteen: The True Story Behind Degas's Masterpiece
Gentleman Jack: A Biography of Anne Lister, Regency Landowner, Seducer and Secret Diarist
John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court
Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote
End of the Megafauna: The Fate of the World's Hugest, Fiercest, and Strangest Animals
Handsome Johnny: The Life and Death of Johnny Rosselli: Gentleman Gangster, Hollywood Producer, CIA Assassin
I Am Sonia Sotomayor
The Indispensable Composers: A Personal Guide
A Misunderstood Friendship: Mao Zedong, Kim Il-Sung, and Sino-North Korean Relations, 1949-1976
A Short History of Europe: From Pericles to Putin
Civil War Barons: The Tycoons, Entrepreneurs, Inventors, and Visionaries Who Forged Victory and Shaped a Nation
Stridens skönhet och sorg 1918 : första världskrigets sista år i 88 korta kapitel (Stridens skönhet och sorg, #5)
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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown
Paperback Crush: The Totally Radical History of '80s and '90s Teen Fiction
On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
Presidents of War: The Epic Story, from 1807 to Modern Times
The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London
The Sawbones Book: The Hilarious, Horrifying Road to Modern Medicine
Girl Squads: 20 Female Friendships That Changed History
Valley Forge
Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home
History vs Women: The Defiant Lives that They Don't Want You to Know
The World of Lore: Dreadful Places
Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry
Churchill: Walking with Destiny
Reagan: An American Journey
Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction
Impeachment: An American History
Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots
Capitalism in America: A History
Best of Enemies: The Last Great Spy Story of the Cold War
Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age
Beirut Rules: The Murder of a CIA Station Chief and Hezbollah's War Against America
Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood
Leaders: Myth and Reality
I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Nietzsche
Strange Frequencies: The Extraordinary Story of the Technological Quest for the Supernatural
The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth and Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine
Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know: The Fathers of Wilde, Yeats and Joyce
Not Your White Jesus
Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History
Lafayette!: A Revolutionary War Tale (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales, #8)
A Tudor Christmas
Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila
Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror
Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange But True Stories from the Yiddish Press
Dominion: The History of England from the Battle of Waterloo to Victoria's Diamond Jubilee
Hitler's American Friends: The Third Reich’s Supporters in the United States
How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy
Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women
The "Down Goes Brown" History of the NHL: The World's Most Beautiful Sport, the World's Most Ridiculous League
Murder by the Book: The crime that shocked Victorian literary London
A World on Edge: The End of the Great War and the Dawn of a New Age
Storm Lake: A Chronicle of Change, Resilience, and Hope from a Heartland Newspaper
Feuding Fan Dancers: Faith Bacon, Sally Rand, and the Golden Age of the Showgirl
Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwreck, and a New History of America’s Origin
Grand Improvisation: America Confronts the British Superpower, 1945-1957
Dream Big, Little One
1619: Jamestown and the Forging of American Democracy
My Stories, My Times
Dr. Jo: How Sara Josephine Baker Saved the Lives of America's Children
The Rise of Andrew Jackson: Myth, Manipulation, and the Making of Modern Politics
Pohjoisen noidat: Oikeus ja totuus 1600-luvun Ruotsissa ja Suomessa
Liberated Spirits: Two Women Who Battled Over Prohibition
Saving Bravo: The Greatest Rescue Mission in Navy SEAL History
Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh
Hitler’s British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth Columnists
The Scottish Clearances: A History of the Dispossessed, 1600 - 1900
Desperate Valour: Triumph at Anzio
Fierce Enigmas: A History of the United States in South Asia
Washington's Golden Age - Galley
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Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.
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The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
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