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Suggested Books

Here is a list of suggested books. Click on the title to see a book description or click on the book to get it from Amazon. You are welcome to review any of the books listed. This page is updated regularly.

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 23:47

Author(s):
Adrian Goldsworthy

A groundbreaking and comprehensive history of the Roman Peace from one of the leading historians of the ancient world

Best-selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and...Read more

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 23:42

Author(s):
Rodney Stark

It always seems counterintuitive to moderns that warfare and religion can be consistent. Ideally, followers of the prince of peace are to avoid the sword and shield. Clearly, this has not always been the case. Frequently in the...Read more

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 23:42

Author(s):
Bee Wilson

Since prehistory, humans have braved sharp knives, fire, and grindstones to transform raw ingredients into something delicious—or at least edible. Tools shape what we eat, but they have also transformed how we consume, and how we think...Read more

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 23:39

Author(s):
Anthony Gottlieb

Already a classic, this landmark study of early Western thought now appears in a new edition with expanded coverage of the Middle Ages. This landmark study of Western thought takes a fresh look at the writings of the great thinkers of...Read more

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 23:37

Author(s):
Edred Thorsson

Runes are the ancient Norse alphabet used for communication, divination, and magical work. In Futhark, American runologist Edred Thorsson introduces readers to the 24 runes of the Elder Futhark, their definitions, and mystic properties...Read more

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 23:36

Author(s):
Joan Aruz, Yelena Rakic, Sarah Graff

This comprehensive book explores the spectacular art of the first millennium B.C. from the Near East to Western Europe. This was the world of Odysseus, in which trade proliferated with Phoenician merchants; of King Midas, whose tomb was...Read more

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 23:35

Author(s):
Roberto Volterri, Bruno Ferrante

A look into the deepest recesses of the human mind to discover the most horrible murders committed by men and women of various eras. Led by Roberto Volterri and Bruno Ferrante, we will retrace Italian and foreign historical cases such as...Read more

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 14:10

Author(s):
Roberto Volterri

In "The Books of the Abyss" you will find unpublished images and news on some books never seen, browsed and read by no human being. Maybe because ... they never existed, maybe because we haven't found them yet. Many claim to have seen...Read more

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 14:06

Author(s):
Pierluigi Tombetti

2019: In occasione del cinquecentenario della morte del più grande genio della storia, Leonardo Da Vinci, (Anchiano, 15 aprile 1452 – Amboise, 2 maggio 1519) in tutta Europa, in Italia e anche in Romagna avranno luogo celebrazioni,...Read more

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 14:00

Author(s):
Roberto Volterri

Nikola Tesla, Giuseppe Calligaris, Ferdinando Cazzamalli, Raffaele Bendandi, Marco Todeschini, Guido Cremonese, Pierluigi Ighina and various other 'eccentric' researchers. What do these characters have in common? They, without any doubt...Read more

Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 16:54

Author(s):
Steven Strogatz

Without calculus, we wouldn’t have cell phones, TV, GPS, or ultrasound. We wouldn’t have unraveled DNA or discovered Neptune or figured out how to put 5,000 songs in your pocket.

Though many of us were scared away from this...Read more

Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 16:53

Author(s):
Andrew Collins

Reveals the profound influence of the Denisovans and their hybrid descendants upon the flowering of human civilization around the world

  • Traces the migrations of the sophisticated Denisovans and their interbreeding with
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Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 16:53

Author(s):
Kenneth C. Davis

Kenneth C. Davis, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Don't Know Much About History, presents a collection of extraordinary stories, each detailing an overlooked episode that shaped the nation's destiny and character....Read more

Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 16:52

Author(s):
Nicholas Ostler

Nicholas Ostler's Empires of the Word is the first history of the world's great tongues, gloriously celebrating the wonder of words that binds communities together and makes possible both the living of a common history and the telling of...Read more

Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 16:52

Author(s):
Evan Hadingham

Arthur Demarest brings the lost civilization of Maya to life by applying a holistic view to the most recently discovered archaeological evidence. His theoretical interpretation simultaneously emphasizes the brilliant rain forest...Read more

Saturday, January 4, 2020 - 16:34

Author(s):
Alex Chionetti, Foreword: Javier Sierra

A detailed examination of the controversial expeditions to the Tayos Cave complex in Ecuador and the treasures glimpsed in its depths

  • Reconstructs the expeditions from the 1960s and ’70s, including the Mormon Church’s search
  • ...Read more

Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 04:56

Author(s):
Graham Hancock

In The Mars Mystery, investigative archaeologist Graham Hancock treats our growing knowledge of Martian topography as a Rosetta Stone we can use to decode mysteries as old as the human imagination. He examines the current landscape of...Read more

Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 04:55

Author(s):
Roberto Ciarla, Araldo De Luca

More than 22 centuries ago, in China's northwestern Shaanxi province, the first Qin emperor was buried in a magnificent tomb surrounded by an army of some 7,000 terra-cotta soldiers. This lavish volume offers a detailed look at that...Read more

Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 04:54

Author(s):
Brian R. Price

Few historical icons can match the evocative power of the medieval suit of armour, and this epic new book is a complete course in the tools and techniques of the modern armourer’s art. Through more than 1,000 detailed photos and clear...Read more

Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 04:53

Author(s):
Anthony Murphy

In the past two centuries, what has become clear from the mountains of research that have been carried out on the ancient and magnificent Newgrange monument in Ireland's Boyne Valley is that it is a uniquely special place. Its...Read more

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