History

Best Selling / Page 472

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete History

 

In category

History by country (15389)

World War II (2192)

Other (1877)

1945-1989 (1179)

Ancient (892)

World War I (608)

Medieval (552)

<1799 (463)

1799-before 1945 (455)

Holocaust (237)

Renaissance (144)

>1989 (121)

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (23994)

French (1076)

German (145)

Spanish (740)

Italian (1295)

 

Protection

All (23994)

DRM Free (815)

DRM (23171)

More options

Britain and Joseph Chamberlain

by Michael Balfour

After all the endeavours that combined to make Britain the first great industrial nation, that dominant position was then relinquished. Joseph Chamberlain (1836-1914), the driven and self-made Birmingham businessman...


Telegram from Guernica: The Extraordinary Life of George Steer, War Correspondent

by Nicholas Rankin

On 26 April 1937, in the rubble of the bombed city of Guernica, the world's press scrambled to submit their stories. But one journalist held back, and spent an extra day exploring the scene. His report pointed...


Capri: Island of Pleasure

by James Money

The air of Capri has had an extraordinary effect on many remarkable people down the centuries - as if the island had come to the collective decision that it was made for pleasure, a commodity that foreign visitors...


Last of the Blue and Gray: Old Men, Stolen Glory, and the Mystery That Outlived the Civil War

by Richard A. Serrano

Richard Serrano, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the Los Angeles Times, pens a story of two veterans. In the late 1950s, as America prepared for the Civil War centennial, two very old men lay dying. Albert...


Marie Antoinette's Head: The Royal Hairdresser, the Queen, and the Revolution

by Will Bashor

Winner of the Adele Mellen Prize for Distinguished Scholarship

Marie Antoinette has remained atop the popular cultural landscape for centuries for the daring in style and fashion that she brought to 18th century...


Ctesias: On India

by Andrew Nichols

A Greek doctor serving at the court of the Persian king Artaxerxes II in the fifth century BC, Ctesias met travellers and visitors from the far eastern reaches of the Persian Empire, merchants from along the...


Polybius and Roman Imperialism

by Donald Walter Baronowski

Polybius and Roman Imperialism explores in depth the complexity of the Greek historian Polybius�

views on the expansion of Roman power. Although he considered imperialism intrinsically noble, and both admired...


Underclass: A History of the Excluded Since 1880

by John Welshman

Who are those at the bottom of society? There has been much discussion in recent years, on both Left and Right, about the existence of an alleged 'underclass' in both Britain and the USA. It has been claimed...


Revenge in Athenian Culture

by Fiona McHardy

Revenge was an all important part of the ancient Athenian mentality, intruding on all forms of life - even where we might not expect to find it today. Revenge was of prime importance as a means of survival for...


Shaky Ground: Context, Connoisseurship and the History of Roman Art

by Elizabeth Marlowe

The recent crisis in the world of antiquities collecting has prompted scholars and the general public to pay more attention than ever before to the archaeological findspots and collecting histories of ancient...


Free at Last!: The Impact of Freed Slaves on the Roman Empire

by Teresa Ramsby & Sinclair Bell

How did freed slaves reinvent themselves after the shackles of slavery had been lifted? How were they reintegrated into society, and what was their social position and status? What contributions did they make...


The A to Z of U.S. Diplomacy from the Civil War to World War I

by Kenneth J. Blume

The A to Z of U.S. Diplomacy from the Civil War to World War I provides a convenient introduction to a critical period of American diplomacy. The half-century from 1861 to 1914 formed a crucial time in the development...


The A to Z of the Renaissance

by Charles G. Nauert

Few periods have given civilization such a strong impulse as the Renaissance, which started in Italy and then spread to the rest of Europe.


Old New York in Picture Postcards: 1900-1945

by Jack H. Smith

Views of early twentieth-century New York with accompanying text for the city buff and postcard collector alike.


The American Soccer League: The Golden Years of American Soccer 1921-1931

by Colin Jose

Soccer was one of the most popular sports in the United States during the 1920s, often drawing huge crowds in relatively small towns to see the world's best players compete. Documented through thousands of newspaper...


Through a Fiery Trial

by Bob Arnebeck

Historians have dismissed the ten years it took to ready the new capital as nothing more than man's inability to tame a swamp. In a brilliant narrative Bob Arnebeck shows how with slave axe-men, lawyers' writs,...


The Modern Art Invasion: Picasso, Duchamp, and the 1913 Armory Show That Scandalized America

by Elizabeth Lunday

In 1910 New York's art scene was dull and stuck in the past - lagging considerably behind Europe. Before the century reached its midpoint, however, New York would come to dominate the art world. It seemed that...


The Human Tradition in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

by Ballard C. Campbell

The period between 1870 and 1920 was one of the most dynamic in American history. This era witnessed the invention of the automobile, the establishment of women's suffrage, and the opening of the Panama Canal....


Mythic Texas

by Bryan Wooley

When people hear the word Texas certain images come into their minds. Because of its size and unusual history, the myths and legends of Texas have pretty much become the embodiment of the American West. Although...


In The Boat With LBJ

by John L. Bullion

When Waddy Bullion refers to his experience working for LBJ as a tax attorney and business advisor, he calls it "being in the boat." LBJ was the captain; the crew either met his standards for effort and excellence...