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Delve into the entire history of humankind: From the fall of the Ottoman Empire to the creation of the printing press to reports on Sierra Leone's civil war — we'll feed your hungry history brain.

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Toyin Falola
A History of Nigeria
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Kara Cooney
When Women Ruled the World
Six Queens of Egypt
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The age of the west is at a crossroads, if not at an end.
The Silk Roads
Peter Frankopan
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Serhii Plokhy
Chernobyl
The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe
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Michael Beschloss
Presidents of War
The epic story, from 1807 to modern times
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Jon Meacham, Tim McGraw
Songs of America
Patriotism, Protest, and the Music That Made a Nation
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Jared Diamond
Upheaval
Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
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Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja
The Congo from Leopold to Kabila
A People’s History
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Jared Cohen
Accidental Presidents
Eight Men Who Changed America
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Ruby Lal
Empress
The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan
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Simon Sebag Montefiore
Written in History
Letters that Changed the World
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Ramachandra Guha
India After Gandhi
The History of the World’s Largest Democracy
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Yu Hua
China In Ten Words
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Ben Macintyre
The Spy and the Traitor
The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War
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Hannah Arendt
The Origins of Totalitarianism
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Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch
The First Conspiracy
The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington
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Sam Quinones
Dreamland
The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic
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Palestine
A Four Thousand Year History
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