7 Sieges That Lasted Way Too Long

These years-long conflicts were grueling for everyone involved.

The Daring Voyage of the James Caird

Discover one of the greatest polar rescue missions ever completed.

7 Awe-Inspiring Books about the Prehistoric Era

What were early humans like before the invention of writing?

8 Essential Books About the Middle East

Explore the region’s past and present.

These Irish American History Books Explore Rich History and Culture

With Irish emigrants arriving in North America as early as the 1500s, it's no surprise their history is a vital part of America's tale.

These Essential Authors Were Shaped By Their Time in War

Time on or near the front lines shaped these authors' lives and work.

10 Must-Read Books About the Crusades

The Crusades, although the most defining conflicts of the medieval era, are often misunderstood. These books illuminate their true nature.

12 Christian History Books That Every World Scholar Should Read

No matter your religion or creed, these Christian history books will help you make sense of the world.

Germanicus: The Great Military Mind of Ancient Rome

Despite widespread adulation of Germanicus, many mysteries about the capable leader remain.

Grant and Twain: How Two American Icons Relived the War in Literature

The Confederate deserter and the victorious Union general shared their reminisces with each other and the country.