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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.

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 04:43

Author(s):
Peter Frankopan

Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next. From the Middle East and its political instability...Read more

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 04:42

Author(s):
Steve Weidenkopf

All the makings of your favorite adventure story - drama, intrigue, promise, love, hope, and heartache spanning two thousand years...and YOU are a part of it!

Timeless: A History of the Catholic Church is a fresh...Read more

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 04:42

Author(s):
David G. Jones

In The School of Sun Tzu, author David G. Jones offers a voyage of discovery into the world of competition and conflict. His book presents fresh thought on how issue management without conflict can be applied in today’s complex world....Read more

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 04:42

Author(s):
John Hemming

Amazonia is one of the most magnificent habitats on earth. Containing the world’s largest river, with more water and a broader basin than any other, it hosts a great expanse of tropical rain forest, home to the planet’s most luxuriant...Read more

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 04:42

Author(s):
Nicholas A. Robins

On the basis of an examination of the colonial mercury and silver production processes and related labor systems, Mercury, Mining, and Empire explores the effects of mercury pollution in colonial Huancavelica, Peru, and Potosí, in...Read more

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 04:42

Author(s):
Will Durant, Ariel Durant

A concise survey of the culture and civilization of mankind, The Lessons of History is the result of a lifetime of research from Pulitzer Prize–winning historians Will and Ariel Durant.

With their accessible compendium of...Read more

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 14:18

Author(s):
Graham Phillips

Reveals how Stonehenge was an extraordinary astronomical calendar used in the cultivation of ingredients for long-forgotten botanical cures 

  • Explores how Stonehenge and other stone circles were ancient healing sanctuaries and
  • ...Read more

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 16:23

Author(s):
Stephen Dando-Collins

Explore all of the murder, madness and mayhem in Ancient Rome during the reign of the mad emperor, Caligula.

In this book about Rome’s most infamous emperor, expert author, Stephen Dando-Collins’ chronicles all the palace intrigues...Read more

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 16:01

Author(s):
Fabio Consolandi, Luca Pascucci, Giancarlo Pavat

Crete is in the collective imagination, the island of the labyrinth, which recalls classic myths like Minos, Daedalus, Theseus, Ariadna and the Minotaur. However, in Crete nothing was found that could resemble the concept of a labyrinth...Read more

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 05:10

Author(s):
Mark Edward Lewis, Timothy Brook

After the collapse of the Han dynasty in the third century CE, China divided along a north-south line. Mark Lewis traces the changes that both underlay and resulted from this split in a period that saw the geographic redefinition of...Read more

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 05:09

Author(s):
Colin Woodard

According to award-winning journalist and historian Colin Woodard, North America is made up of eleven distinct nations, each with its own unique historical roots. In American Nations he takes readers on a journey through the history of...Read more

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 05:09

Author(s):
Geoffrey Hindley

The extraordinary character and career of Saladin are the keys to understanding the Battle of Hattin, the fall of Jerusalem and the failure of the Third Crusade. He united warring Muslim lands, reconquered the bulk of Crusader states and...Read more

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 04:55

Author(s):
Douglas Palmer

"Fortune & Glory" follows the exploits of the intrepid and sometimes piratical adventurers who put life, limb and reputation at risk in the discovery of some of the world's best-known historical monuments.From 4004BC to the 21st...Read more

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 04:52

Author(s):
William F. Fitzhugh, Elisabeth Ward

Replete with color photographs, drawings, and maps of Viking sites, artifacts, and landscapes, this book celebrates and explores the Viking saga from the combined perspectives of history, archaeology, oral tradition, literature, and...Read more

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 02:39

Author(s):
Augustine of Hippo

St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the central figures in the history of Christianity, and City of God is one of his greatest theological works. Written as an eloquent defence of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on...Read more

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 02:38

Author(s):
Gary Lachman

From the sands of Alexandria via the Renaissance palaces of the Medicis to our own time, this spiritual adventure story traces the profound influence of Hermes Trismegistus―the “thrice-great one”―on the Western mind. For centuries, his...Read more

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 02:38

Author(s):
Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures *Includes ancient passages and accounts about Ur written by Babylonian kings and others *Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading When American archaeologists discovered a collection of...Read more

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 02:04

Author(s):
Barry Strauss

Bestselling classical historian Barry Strauss delivers “an exceptionally accessible history of the Roman Empire…much of Ten Caesars reads like a script for Game of Thrones” (The Wall Street Journal)—a summation of three and a half...Read more

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 02:57

Author(s):
Freddy Silva

It has been a mystery how humans suddenly ‘discovered’ civilization around 8000 BC.

But ask indigenous people the world over and they will state that, 12,000 years ago — during a period called the Younger Dryas — another...Read more

Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 02:56

Author(s):
Kacem Zoughari Ph.D., ‎ Christopher Davy

Here, for the first time, is an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of ninjutsu, including the emergence of the ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other...Read more

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