Civilization & Culture Books

Last updated: January 2, 2012
  1. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
    1. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond and Doug Ordunio Published: June 7, 2011 Score: 91.56
  2. The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (P.S.)
    2. The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (P.S.) by Matt Ridley Published: June 7, 2011 Score: 7.02
  3. Why the West Rules--for Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future
    3. Why the West Rules--for Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal About the Future by Ian Morris Published: October 25, 2011 Score: 3.43
  4. Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China
    4. Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China by Peter Hessler Published: May 8, 2007 Score: 2.19
  5. Civilization: The West and the Rest
    5. Civilization: The West and the Rest by Niall Ferguson Published: November 1, 2011 Score: 1.81
  6. The Wretched of the Earth
    6. The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon, Richard Philcox, Jean-Paul Sartre and Homi K. Bhabha Published: March 12, 2005 Score: 1.29
  7. The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World
    7. The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World by Iain McGilchrist Published: November 2, 2010 Score: 1.28
  8. Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World
    8. Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World by Timothy Brook Published: December 23, 2008 Score: 1.04
  9. How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything in It
    9. How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything in It by Arthur Herman Published: September 24, 2002 Score: 0.94
  10. The Lessons of History: The Most Important Insights from the Story of Civilization
    10. The Lessons of History: The Most Important Insights from the Story of Civilization by Will Durant and Grover Gardner Published: May 1, 2004 Score: 0.74
  11. The Wars of Gods and Men: Book III of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles)
    11. The Wars of Gods and Men: Book III of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles) by Zecharia Sitchin Published: March 27, 2007 Score: 0.62
  12. Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766
    12. Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766 by Fred Anderson Published: January 23, 2001 Score: 0.58
  13. The lost realms: Book IV of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles)
    13. The lost realms: Book IV of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles) by Zecharia Sitchin Published: March 27, 2007 Score: 0.58
  14. The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World
    14. The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World by David W. Anthony Published: July 26, 2010 Score: 0.53
  15. The Politically Incorrect Guide(tm) to the British Empire (Politically Incorrect Guides)
    15. The Politically Incorrect Guide(tm) to the British Empire (Politically Incorrect Guides) by H. W. Crocker III and Ray Porter Published: October 25, 2011 Score: 0.52
  16. Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia
    16. Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia by Orlando Figes Published: October 17, 2003 Score: 0.41
  17. The Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason
    17. The Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason by Charles Freeman Published: February 8, 2005 Score: 0.34
  18. The World That Made New Orleans: From Spanish Silver to Congo Square
    18. The World That Made New Orleans: From Spanish Silver to Congo Square by Ned Sublette Published: January 1, 2008 Score: 0.34
  19. Are We Rome?: The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America
    19. Are We Rome?: The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America by Cullen Murphy Published: May 5, 2008 Score: 0.34
  20. Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles
    20. Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles by Richard Dowden Published: March 9, 2010 Score: 0.32
  21. cosmic code: Book VI of the Earth Chronicles
    21. cosmic code: Book VI of the Earth Chronicles by Zecharia Sitchin Published: March 27, 2007 Score: 0.32
  22. Before the Revolution: America's Ancient Pasts
    22. Before the Revolution: America's Ancient Pasts by Daniel K. Richter Published: April 25, 2011 Score: 0.32
  23. When Time Began: Book V of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles)
    23. When Time Began: Book V of the Earth Chronicles (The Earth Chronicles) by Zecharia Sitchin Published: March 27, 2007 Score: 0.3
  24. Ideas
    24. Ideas by Peter Watson Published: October 13, 2009 Score: 0.27
  25. Forbidden History: Prehistoric Technologies, Extraterrestrial Intervention, and the Suppressed Origins of Civilization
    25. Forbidden History: Prehistoric Technologies, Extraterrestrial Intervention, and the Suppressed Origins of Civilization by J. Douglas Kenyon Published: March 29, 2005 Score: 0.27

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  1. Historical Study Books
  2. Social History Books
  3. Philosophy of History Books
  4. Historical Study Reference Books
  5. Historiography Books
  6. Historical Essays
  7. History of Revolution Books
  8. History of Ideas Books
  9. Oral History
  10. Terence Conran Expert Advice
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  15. Essays and Literature
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  18. Referencia - Libros en español
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  20. Western Sahara History
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