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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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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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The age of the west is at a crossroads, if not at an end.
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Peter Frankopan
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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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Reader 17.3k reads
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Sam Quinones
Dreamland
The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic
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Nur Masalha
Palestine
A Four Thousand Year History
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Elias Canetti
Crowds and Power
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Reader 5.7k reads
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Niall Ferguson
The Square and the Tower
Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook
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Reader 22.3k reads
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Carl Cederström
The Happiness Fantasy
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Reader 28.6k reads
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Peter Frankopan
The New Silk Roads
The Present and Future of the World
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Reader 8.8k reads
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Kassia St Clair
The Golden Thread
How Fabric Changed History
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Karen Armstrong
Islam
A Short History
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Reader 30.9k reads
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Cathy Newman
Bloody Brilliant Women
Pioneers, Revolutionaries, and Geniuses Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention
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Michael Axworthy
Revolutionary Iran
A History of the Islamic Republic
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Mary Beard
Civilizations
How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith
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Sylvia Nasar
A Beautiful Mind
The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
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