Suggested Books

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, October 26, 2018 - 23:37

Andy Burnham

This is the only book about standing stones created by the whole community of megalith enthusiasts, as represented by the archaeologists, photographers, theorists and stones aficionados who post on the Megalithic Portal. It offers...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 20:05

George L. Cowgill

This is the first comprehensive English-language book on the largest city in the Americas before the 1400s. Teotihuacan is a UNESCO world heritage site, located in highland central Mexico, about twenty-five miles from Mexico City,...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 20:02

Jack Weatherford

The name Genghis Khan often conjures the image of a relentless, bloodthirsty barbarian on horseback leading a ruthless band of nomadic warriors in the looting of the civilized world. But the surprising truth is that Genghis Khan was a...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 19:59

Manduhai Buyandelger

The collapse of socialism at the end of the twentieth century brought devastating changes to Mongolia. Economic shock therapy—an immediate liberalization of trade and privatization of publicly owned assets—quickly led to impoverishment,...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 19:53

Roger Ford

A spectacular visual guide to the epic 4,000-year history of weaponry, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.

Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor tells this epic story of the entire spectrum of...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 19:49

Lynn Thorndike

This book aims to trace the development of Europe and its civilization, from the decline of the Roman Empire to the opening of the sixteenth century, for the benefit of the college student and the general reader. It is almost needless to...Read more

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 19:44

David L. Mearns

This gripping memoir by the world’s foremost marine geologist is an enthralling blend of maritime history, popular science, and Clive Cussler–style adventure.

David L. Mearns has discovered some of the world’s most fascinating and...Read more

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 05:53

Anthony Gottlieb

Western philosophy is now two and a half millennia old, but much of it came in just two staccato bursts, each lasting only about 150 years. In his landmark survey of Western philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance, The Dream of...Read more

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 05:52

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, October 20, 2018 - 05:52

Brenda Rosen

Some of the most extraordinary ancient cities that have been abandoned, forgotten, or hidden by time are now revealed in their full splendor. Examining the role of natural and man-made disasters, rulers and their hostile neighbors, and the fate of cities built to celebrate religious beliefs,...Read more

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 05:51

Jodi Magness

This book provides an introduction to the archaeology and history of ancient Palestine - modern Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian territories - from the destruction of Solomon's temple in 586 BCE to the Muslim conquest in 640 CE....Read more

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 05:51

Tony Allan, Charles Phillips, Michael Kerrigan, Duncan Baird Publishers

Wise Lord of the Sky traces the growth of the rich world of Persian myth, from its roots in Assyro-Babylonian and Aryan belief, to the complex system that eventually emerged. Covers the early worship of archaic gods, the fire cults, the...Read more

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 05:51

Jean Manco

From prehistory to the present day, an unrivaled look deep into the contentious origins of the Celts

Blood of the Celts brings together genetic, archaeological, and linguistic evidence to address the often-debated question:...Read more

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 05:50

R.K. Fisher, Martini Fisher

What happened when women ruled the world?

There are many questions about the Old Culture - a culture even before history was written. Whatever happened to the Great Goddess? When did patriarchy start? How did women become...Read more

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 02:50

Ramsey Scott, Suzanne Ramsey, Frank Thayer PhD, Stanton Friedman

The Aztec UFO Incident--the first ever widely publicized report of a recovered flying saucer--was derided as a hoax for decades. But now the Ramseys and Frank Thayer reveal the exact spot where the craft landed and show how the 100-foot...Read more

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 02:44

Frank Joseph

The most comprehensive reconstruction of the history and fate of the legendary ancient civilization of Atlantis

• Draws together compelling evidence from geology, astronomy, myths, and ancient texts to prove the existence of...Read more

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 02:43

Jared M. Diamond

In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start...Read more

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 02:41

Charles C. Mann

In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.
Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school,...Read more

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 02:35

Petros Koutoupis

Explore the world to which the Bible has been written in. Following the Documentary Hypothesis, each author provides clues to the origins of their writings. These clues reveal hidden propoganda and agendas during the time-frame to which...Read more

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 00:54

Ian Stuart Sharpe

What if an ancient god escaped his fate and history was thrown to the wolves?

Churchwarden Michaels thought it was just a run-of-the-mill crazy old man who stood in the graveyard, hellbent on studying the 1,000-year-old Viking...Read more