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Whole Wide World: History from Everywhere Else
Here are some world history books that are a bit off the beat path, but still with a lot of interest...
How The Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe is a non-fiction historical book written by Thomas Cahill. Cahill argues a case for the Irish people's critical role iView item
The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict From 1500 to 2000, by Paul Kennedy, first published in 1987, explores the politics and economics of the Great Powers from 1500 to 1980 and the reason for their decline. It then cView item
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies is a 1997 book by Jared Diamond, professor of geography and physiology at UCLA. In 1998 it won a Pulitzer Prize and the Aventis Prize for Best Science Book. A documentary based on the book and producedView item
How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The true story of how western Europe's poorest nation created our world & everything in it is a non-fiction book written by Arthur Herman. The book examines the origins of the Scottish Enlightenment andView item