Historical Study 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: 40.29
  2. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
    2. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson and Robin Miles Published: March 1, 2011 Score: 10.37
  3. The Federalist Papers
    3. The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay Published: September 15, 2010 Score: 9.86
  4. Manifesto of the Communist Party
    4. Manifesto of the Communist Party by Karl Marx and Friedrick Engels Published: April 1, 2006 Score: 9.56
  5. Common Sense
    5. Common Sense by Thomas Paine Published: December 10, 2010 Score: 8.9
  6. Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
    6. Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James W. Loewen Published: October 16, 2007 Score: 8.07
  7. 1776
    7. 1776 by David G. McCullough Published: September 1, 2006 Score: 7.65
  8. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: Revised Edition
    8. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: Revised Edition by Jared Diamond Published: January 4, 2011 Score: 7.51
  9. The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
    9. The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David G. McCullough Published: May 24, 2011 Score: 5.59
  10. The Souls Of Black Folk
    10. The Souls Of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois Published: September 10, 2008 Score: 4.29
  11. Truman
    11. Truman by David McCullough Published: August 20, 2003 Score: 2.68
  12. Art Of War
    12. Art Of War by SUN TZU and Tony Swinton Published: February 11, 2011 Score: 2.52
  13. Up from Slavery: an Autobiography (An African American Heritage Book)
    13. Up from Slavery: an Autobiography (An African American Heritage Book) by Booker T. Washington Published: January 14, 2008 Score: 2.49
  14. The Prince
    14. The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli Published: November 14, 2009 Score: 2.46
  15. A People's History of the United States : 1492-Present
    15. A People's History of the United States : 1492-Present by Howard Zinn Score: 2.18
  16. The Art of Seduction
    16. The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene Published: October 7, 2003 Score: 1.9
  17. The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda's Road to 9/11
    17. The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda's Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright Published: August 31, 2006 Score: 1.85
  18. The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
    18. The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Niall Ferguson Published: October 27, 2009 Score: 1.78
  19. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations: A Selected Edition (Oxford World's Classics)
    19. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations: A Selected Edition (Oxford World's Classics) by Adam Smith and Kathryn Sunderland Published: November 1, 1993 Score: 1.75
  20. At Home
    20. At Home by Bill Bryson Score: 1.57
  21. The Guns of August
    21. The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman and Robert K. Massie Published: August 3, 2004 Score: 1.45
  22. Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and the Dawn of the Modern Woman (P.S.)
    22. Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and the Dawn of the Modern Woman (P.S.) by Sam Wasson Published: August 30, 2011 Score: 1.27
  23. The Time of Our Lives: A conversation about America; Who we are, where we've been, and where we need to go now, to recapture the American dream
    23. The Time of Our Lives: A conversation about America; Who we are, where we've been, and where we need to go now, to recapture the American dream by Tom Brokaw Published: November 1, 2011 Score: 1.23
  24. The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (P.S.)
    24. The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (P.S.) by Matt Ridley Published: June 7, 2011 Score: 1.2
  25. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
    25. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker Published: October 4, 2011 Score: 1.16

See also:

  1. History Books
  2. History of Ideas Books
  3. Historical Study Reference Books
  4. Philosophy of History Books
  5. History of Revolution Books
  6. Historical Essays
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  8. Historiography Books
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  10. Military Science History Books
  11. American History Books
  12. African History Books
  13. Russian History Books
  14. History of Australia & Oceania Books
  15. Gay & Lesbian History Books
  16. History of the Middle East Books
  17. Science Fiction & Fantasy Books
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  21. Children's Biographies
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