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13 Remarkable Books About the Great Depression

Fascinating stories of courage, corruption, and change emerged from the darkest period of the 20th century.

By Orrin Grey & Olivia Mason

Punk Rock and Politics Collide in 1970s East Germany

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

By Catherine Phelan

26 Biographies of Remarkable Women That You Need to Read

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

By Audrey Webster & Catherine Phelan

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.

By Catherine Phelan

Rediscover Mary Renault, Queen of Ancient Historical Fiction

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

By Catherine Phelan

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.

By Catherine Phelan

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.

By Catherine Phelan

25 World History Books That Will Give You a New Perspective

Expand your horizons with books that explore the places, people, and objects that shaped human history.

By Stephen Lovely

Theodore Roosevelt's Strenuous Life Extended Far Beyond a Single Speech

The famously sporty president's impact extends through college teams and Olympics to this day.

By Shabana Bachu

9 Essential War of 1812 Books

Engage with the oft-forgotten Second War of Independence.

By Dave Adams

This First-Hand Account Brings You Inside the Hotel Rwanda

According to the hit film, Hôtel des Mille Collines was a refuge during the Rwandan Genocide. One of its residents claims otherwise in this memoir.

By Xavier Piedra

Celebrate the Fourth of July With 8 Inspiring American History Books

Check out one of these perfect reads to celebrate the birth of the United States.

By Xavier Piedra

[CLOSED] Get Inspired by 10 Women Who Changed Science and the World

Five lucky winners will get a copy of the new collection by Catherine Whitlock and Rhodri Evans.

By The Archive Staff

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