Books About History

1968 : The Year That Rocked the World, Mark Kurlansky, Random House 2005
A Case of Witchcraft: The Trial of Urbain Grandier, Rapley, McGill Queens Univ Pr 1999
A Concise History of Australia, MacIntyre, Cambridge University Press 2000
A History of Britain : At the Edge of the World, 3500 B.C.-1603 A.D, Schama, Miramax 2000
A History of Britain, Volume II: The Wars of the British 1603-1776, Schama, Miramax 2001
A History of Britain: The Fate of Empire 1776-2000, Schama, Miramax 2002
A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew, in Its Several Tribes, of Gypsies, Beggers, Thieves, Cheats, B.E., General Books LLC 2009
A People's History of the United States, Zinn, Harperperennial Library 2001
A Perfect Red : Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire, Amy Butler Greenfield, Harper Collins 2005
A Pirate of Exquisite Mind : Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccaneer: The Life of William Dampier, Preston / Preston, Walker & Company 2004
A Short History of Japan: From Samurai to Sony, Andressen / Osborne, Allen & Unwin 2003
A Socialist Utopia in the New South: The Ruskin Colonies in Tennessee and Georgia 1894-1901, Brundage, U of Illinois 1996
A Socialist Utopia in the New South: The Ruskin Colonies in Tennessee and Georgia 1894-1901, Brundage, U of Illinois 1996
A Wicked Pack of Cards: the Origins of the Occult Tarot, Decker, et al, St. Martin's 1996
A World Full of Gods: The Strange Triumph of Christianity, Hopkins, Plume 2001
After the Apostles: Christianity in the 2nd Century, Wagner, Fortress Press 1994
Alexandria in Late Antiquity, Haas, Johns Hopkins 1997
American Slavery: 1619-1877, Kolchin, Hill and Wang 2003
An Honourable Defeat: A History of German Resistance to Hitler, 1933-1945, Anton Gil, Henry Holt & Co. 1994
Anasazi America: 17 Centuries on the Road from Center Place, Stuart, U. of New Mexico Press 2000
Anasazi Ruins of the Southwest in Color, Furguson, et. al., U. of New Mexico Press 1987
Ancient Astrology, Barton, Routledge 1994
Ancient Rome City Planning and Administration, Robinson, Routledge 1992
Aphrodite's Island, Anne Salmond, University of California Press 2011
Aristophanes and Athens: An Introduction to the Plays, MacDowell, Oxford 1995
Astraea: The Imperial Theme in the Sixteenth Century, Yates, Trafalgar Square 1994
Augustine of Hippo, 2d, Peter Brown, Faber & Faber 2001
Augustine of Hippo: A Biography, Brown, UC Press 1967
Bandits in the Roman Empire: Myth and Reality, Thomas Grunewald, Routledge 2008
Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus, Perlstein, Hill & Wang 2002
Bligh, Anne Salmond, University of California Press 211
Calendar: Humanity's Epic Struggle to Determine a True and, Duncan, Bard Books 1999
Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian: the Men and the Mutiny, Hough, U.S. Naval Inst. 2000
Chasin' That Devil Music: Searching for the Blues, Wardlow / Komara, Backbeat Books 1998
Christ & the Cynics (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement Series, Vol. 4), Downing, out of print 0000
Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, Schama, Vintage Books USA 1990
City of Quartz : Excavating the Future in Los Angeles, Mike Davis, Vintage 1992
City of Socrates: an introduction to Classical Athens 2d, Roberts, Routledge 1998
Columbus: His Enterprise: Exploding the Myth, Koning, Monthly Review 1991
Courtesans and Fishcakes: the Consuming Passions of Classical Athens, Davidson, St.Martin's 1997
Cruelty and Civilization: The Roman Games, Auguet, Routledge 1994
Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War, Atkinson, Houghton Mifflin 1994
Cults, Territory, and the Origins of the Greek City-State, De Polignac, U. of Chicago Press 1995
Cynics and Christian Origins, Downing, T&T Clark 1992
Cynics, Paul and the Pauline Churches: Cynics and Christian Origins II, Downing, Routledge 1999
Defending Slavery: Proslavery Thought in the Old South, Finkelman, Bedford 2003
Did Marco Polo go to China?, Wood, Westview Press 1998
E Pluribus Barnum: The Great Showman and the Making of U.S. Popular Culture, Adams, University of Minnesota Press 1997
Early Christianity and Greek Paideia, Jaeger, Belknap 1985
Earth: An Intimate History, Fortey, Knopf 2004
Ecology of Fear : Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster, Mike Davis, Vintage 1999
Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues, Elijah Wald, Amistad 2004
Freak Show: Presenting Human Oddities for Amusement and Profit, Bogdan, University of Chicago Press 1990
Genie: a Scientific Tragedy, Rymer, Perennial 1994
Greek Heroine Cults, Larson, U. of Wisconsin 1995
Hellenistic Magic and the Synoptic Tradition, Hull, Alec R Allenson 1974
Hiking Ruins Seldom Seen, Wilson, Falcon 2000
History of the Hour, Dorn-Van Rossum, U. of Chicago 1997
History of the Russian Revolution, Trotsky, Pathfinder 1980
Humbug : The Art of P. T. Barnum, Harris, University of Chicago Press 1981
In Search of the Old Ones, Roberts, Touchstone 1997
India: An Illustrated History, Kishore / Ganpati, Hippocrene Books 2003
Indigo, Balfour-Paul (ed.), Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers 2000
Inventing the Flat Earth : Columbus and Modern Historians, Jeffrey Burton Russell, Praeger 1997
It Came From Memphis, Robert Gordon, Atria; Reprint edition 2001
Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews: A Jewish Life and the Emergence of Christianity, Paula Fredriksen, Vintage 2000
Jesus the Magician: Charlatan or Son of God?, Smith, Ulysses Pr. 1998
Joseph Banks: A Life, Patrick O'Brian, University Of Chicago Press 1997
Late Victorian Holocausts: El Ni?o Famines and the Making of the Third World, Mike Davis, Verso 2002
Life, Death, and Entertainment in the Roman Empire, Potter / Mattingly (eds), U. Michigan 1999
Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth, Fortey, Vintage 1999
Lineages of the Absolutist State, Anderson, Verso 1996
London 1500-1700: The Making of the Metropolis, Beier / Finlay, Longman 1986
Longing for the End: A History of Millennialism in Western Civilization, Baumgartner, St. Martin's 1999
Madder Red: A History of Luxury and Trade, Chenciner, Curzon 2000
Magic in the Ancient World, Graf, Harvard 1999
Magic in the Middle Ages, Kieckhefer, Cambridge 1990
Marking Time: The Epic Quest to Invent the Perfect Calendar, Steel, Wiley 1999
Mazes and Labyrinths: Their History and Development, Matthews, Dover 1985
Medieval Cities, Pirenne, Princeton 1952
Mesmerism and the End of the Enlightenment in France, Darnton, Harvard 1986
New English Canaan, Morton / Dempsey (ed.), Digital Scanning Inc. 2000
On the Road to the Wolf?s Lair: German Resistance to Hitler, Hamerow, Harvard University Press 1999
Oneida: Utopian Community to Modern Corporation, Carden, Syracuse U. Press 1998
Oxford History of Board Games, Parlett, Oxford 1999
P.T. Barnum, Saxon, Columbia University Press 1995
Paideia: The Ideals of Greek Culture Vol. 1 2d, Jaeger / Highet (tr.), Oxford 1986
Paideia: The Ideals of Greek Culture Vol. 2 2d, Jaeger / Highet (tr.), Oxford 1989
Paideia: The Ideals of Greek Culture Vol. 3, Jaeger / Highet (tr.), Oxford 1986
Passages From Antiquity to Feudalism, Anderson, Verso 1996
Phantom Islands of the Atlantic: The Legends of Seven Lands That Never Were, Johnson, Walker & Co. 1996
Planet of Slums, Mike Davis, Verso 2006
Possessing Nature: Museums, Collecting and Scientific Culture in Early Modern Italy, Findlen, U.C. Press 1996
Prisoners of the American Dream, Mike Davis, Norton 2000
Problems of Everyday Life, And Other Writings on Culture And Science, Trotsky, Pathfinder 1998
Proslavery: A History of the Defense of Slavery in America, 1701-1840, Tise, U. Georgia Press 1990
Pythagoras and the Delphic Mysteries, Schure, Kessenger 1997
Roll Jordan, Roll, Genovese, Vintage 1976
Rough Crossings: The Slaves, the British, and the American Revolution, Simon Schama, Harper Perennial 2007
Savage Girls and Wild Boys: A History of Feral Children, Newton, Picador 2004
Seriously Funny: The Rebel Comedians of the 1950s and 1960s, Nachman, Backstage 2004
Sex,Botany and Empire : The Story of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks, Patricia Fara, Gardners Books 2004
Shortened History of England, Trevelyan, Penguin Books 1987
Side Show: My Life With Geeks, Freaks & Vagabonds in the Carny Trade, Bone, Aunt Lute Books 2001
Sideshow U.S.A.: Freaks and the American Cultural Imagination, Adams, University of Chicago Press 2001
Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads: The Culture and Evolution of Natural History Museums, Asma, Oxford U. Press 2001
Suzanne Valadon: The Mistress of Montmartre, Rose, St. Martin's 1999
The Abc-Clio World History Companion to Utopian Movements, Webster, Abc-Clio 1998
The Ancient City, Fustel De Coulanges, Johns Hopkins U. Press 1980
The Ancient Mesopotamian City, Van De Mieroop, Oxford U. Press 1999
The Ancient Roman City, John E. Stambaugh, Johns Hopkins 1988
The Apotheosis of Captain Cook, Obeyesekere, Princeton 1997
The Assassin Legends: Myths of the Isma'Ilis, Daftary, I.B. Taurus & Co. 1995
The Banquet Years: The Origins of the Avant Garde in France, 1885 to World War I, Shattuck, Random House 1979
The Birth of Christianity, Crossan, Harper 1998
The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity, 2d, Peter Brown, Columbia University Press 2008
The Borgias, Mallett, Paladin 1971
The Cambridge Illustrated History of China, Ebrey, Cambridge University Press 1999
The Cambridge Illustrated History of France, Jones, Cambridge University Press 1999
The Campaigns of Napoleon, Chandler, MacMillan 1973
The City in History, Mumford, Harcourt Brace 1968
The Cult of the Saints: Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity, Peter Brown, U. Chicago 1982
The Cults of the Roman Empire, Robert Turcan, Wiley-Blackwell 1997
The Cynics: The Cynic Movement in Antiquity and Its Legacy, Branham et. al., eds, UC Press 1997
The Egyptian Hermes: A Historical Approach to the Late Pagan Mind, Fowden, Princeton 1993
The Emergence of Liberation Theology: Radical Religion and Social Movement Theory, Smith, U. of Chicago Press 1991
The English Language: A Historical introduction, Barber, Cambridge University Press 2000
The Fire: The Bombing of Germany, 1940-1945, Jorg Friedrich, Columbia U. Press 2008
The Forbidden Experiment: The Story of the Wild Boy of Aveyron, Shattuck, Kodansha Globe 1994
The Gnostic Religion, Jonas, Beacon 1979
The Greatest Story Never Told, Smith, Xlibris Corporation 2001
The Historical Jesus : The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant, Crossan, Harper 1993
The History of Hell, Turner, Harcourt Brace 1993
The Idea of the Labyrinth: From Classical Antiquity Through the Middle Ages, Doob, Cornell U. Press 1992
The Land Where the Blues Began, Lomax, Delta 1995
The Life of Captain James Cook, J. C. Beaglehole, Stanford University Press 1992
The Life of St. Simon the Stylite, Challoner, Eastern Orthodox Books 1977
The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II vol 1, Braudel, UC Press 1996
The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II vol 2, Braudel, UC Press 1996
The Oxford Illustrated History of New Zealand 2d, Sinclair, Oxford University Press 1998
The Prophet Armed: Trotsky 1879 - 1921, Deutscher, Replica Books 1997
The Prophet Outcast: Trotsky 1929 - 1940, Deutscher, Replica Books 1997
The Prophet Unarmed: Trotsky 1921 - 1929, Deutscher, Replica Books 1997
The Right Moment: Ronald Reagan's First Victory and the Decisive Turning Point in American Politics, Dallek, Free Press 2000
The Right Nation: Conservative Power in America, Micklethwait / Wooldridge, The Penguin Press 2004
The Rise of Magic in Early Medieval Europe, Flint, Princeton 1994
The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, A.D. 200-1000, 2d, Peter Brown, Wiley-Blackwell 2003
The Robber Barons, Josephson, Harvest 1962
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Clayton / Price, eds, Routledge 1988
The Short Life of Sophie Scholl, Vinke, Harper Collins OOP / 1984
The Story of English, New and Revised Edition, McCrum et. al., Penguin Books 1993
The Struggle Against Fascism in Germany, Trotsky, Pathfinder 1970
The Trial of the Cannibal Dog, Anne Salmond, Yale University Press 2003
The Trial of the Templars, Barber, Cambridge 1993
The Utopian Alternative: Fourierism in Nineteenth-Century America, Guarneri, Cornell 1995
The World of Late Antiquity AD 150-750, Peter Brown, Norton 1989
Thomas Morton of Merrymount, Dempsey, Digital Scanning Inc. 2000
Trotsky's Diary in Exile 1935, Trotsky, Harvard 1976
Uriel Molina and the Sandinista Popular Movement in Nicaragua, Murphy / Caro, McFarland & Company 2006
Utopia in Zion: The Israeli Experience With Worker Cooperatives, Russel, SUNY 1995
Utopian Colleges, Cappel, Peter Lang Publishing 1999
Utopian Episodes: Daily Life in Experimental Colonies Dedicated to Changing the World, Kesten, Syracuse 1996
Voices From Chernobyl, Alexievich / Gessen (tr.), Dalkey Archive Press 2005
Voyages of Discovery: Captain Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific, Withey, UC Press 1989
Walter Benjamin's Other History: Of Stones, Animals, Human Beings, and Angels, Hanssen, U.C. Press 2000
What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America, Frank, Metropolitan Books 2004
When Truth Was Treason: German Youth Against Hitler: The Story of the Helmuth Hubener Group, Holmes, et. al., Univ of Illinois Press 1995
Where Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet, Hafner / Lyon, Touchstone 1998
Wine: The 8,000 Year-Old Story of the Wine Trade, Thomas Pellechia, Running Press 2006
Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: Ancient Greece and Rome, Ankarloo / Clark, eds., U. of Pennsylvania 1999
Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Ankarloo / Clark, eds., U. of Pennsylvania 1999
Witchcraft and Magic in Europe: The Twentieth Century, Ankarloo / Clark, eds., U of Pennsylvania 1999
Wonder & Science: Imagining Worlds in Early Modern Europe, Campbell, Cornell U. Press 1999
Wonders and the Order of Nature 1150-1750, Daston / park, Zone Books 2001
Wonders and the Order of Nature 1150-1750, Daston / park, Zone Books 1998
Year One of the Russian Revolution, Serge, Writers & Readers 1992