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20 American History Books to Educate and Inspire Readers of All Ages

Rediscover what America has meant from 1776 to the modern day.

Japan's Attempt to Recreate Pearl Harbor Failed at the Battle of Midway

December 7 may be a date which will live in infamy, but in June 1942, the tides turned.

The Romanov Family Beyond the Royal Tragedy: 7 Facts You May Not Know

The Romanovs' historical relevance goes far beyond a midnight execution.

Punk Rock and Politics Collide in 1970s East Germany

Punks destroyed their jeans, their shirts...and the power structures that surrounded them.

26 Biographies of Remarkable Women That You Need to Read

These fascinating biographies deserve a spot on your must-read list.

10 Back-to-School Books That Will Inspire Readers of All Ages

These stories of overcoming challenges and prejudices will make any reader think fondly of their school days—past, present or future.

Rediscover Mary Renault, Queen of Ancient Historical Fiction

Renault set a high standard for accuracy and feeling in historical fiction.

In A Time of Great Division, Dan Rather Investigates What Unites Us

A primetime news anchor reinvents himself for the modern world and calls all Americans to remember what brings us together.

WWII's Siege of Leningrad Was One of History's Most Destructive

The 872-day siege by German forces failed to capture Leningrad, but left immense devastation in its wake.

8 Facts About Genghis Khan That May Surprise You

The leader of the Mongol Empire caused great change across the world.

How War Pigeons Changed the Course of Battle–and History

The much-maligned birds were some of the most important combatants in World War I and II.

20 Great Biopics Streaming on Netflix and Beyond

History comes alive in these fascinating biopics.

Books for Dad: The Best History Book for Every Type of Father

Find the perfect read for your dad this Father's Day.

9 Little-Known Facts About the History of Memorial Day

Trace the history of America's national day of remembrance.

20 Influential Women in History You Need to Know About

Their influence and contributions are impossible to ignore.

10 Essential Books About Martin Luther King Jr.

90 years after his birth, we look back on King's legacy with these 10 vital reads. 

Beyond the Podcast: 10 Great Courses for Every History Buff

Explore the world’s greatest history lessons from your smartphone.

16 Travel Books That Will Feed Your Wanderlust

Explore the world on foot—or from the comfort of your reading chair.

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