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May’s Best New History Books

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May’s Best New History Books

May has seen some monumental events over the years. Scotland and England were combined into Great Britain in May. The Haymarket Riot happened in May. The...
April’s Best History Books

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April’s Best History Books

April showers bring May flowers, and fantastic history books. Here are 10 of the month’s best The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For,...
5 Times History was Determined by Drug Abuse

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5 Times History was Determined by Drug Abuse

Even a casual study of history reveals that drugs have been a part of human society since pretty much forever. Surprisingly (unsurprisingly?), much of the...

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March’s Best New History Books

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March’s Best New History Books

March is a month perfectly situated for history-making—the year is still young and full of promise, inspiring folks to take action. You may not be in a...
February’s Best History Books

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February’s Best History Books

The Blood of Emmett Till, by Timothy B. Tyson The horrific 1955 lynching of Emmett Till and the trial that followed—which resulted in acquittal from the...
The Most Kick-Butt Queens in History

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The Most Kick-Butt Queens in History

Royalty is one of the world’s fastest-shrinking resources. Where once every nation on the planet had a king, queen, emperor, or tsarina, today there...
January’s Best History Books

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January’s Best History Books

They say history has a way of repeating itself. That makes understanding history even more important. Lucky for us, we never lack for informative,...
10 Gifts For Your Favorite Civil War Buff

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10 Gifts For Your Favorite Civil War Buff

A century and half ago, the bloody, pitched battles that defined America occurred right here on our own soil. Both sides of the Civil War were Americans...
December’s Best New History Books

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December’s Best New History Books

December means another year is on the books, 12 months packed with events that may wind up influencing the future in ways we can’t predict. If 2016...

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The 10 Most Important Presidential Elections in History

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The 10 Most Important Presidential Elections in History

As we wrap up the 2016 presidential election, we can all agree on two things: one, thank god it’s over, because it was killing us; and two, it was...
Fall’s Best New History Books

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Fall’s Best New History Books

Fall is a time of change, of hunkering down and preparing for the storms to come. It’s also a perfect time to consider the shared history that makes...
October’s Best New History Books

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October’s Best New History Books

Fall is here, and summer is just a distant memory—a reminder that history marches on no matter what we do. That’s okay, because history provides fodder...

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