So much has happened in the past decade alone, but what got us here? Humanity has evolved in so many ways in the modern era. From the Industrial Revolution to the invention of the iPhone, from the Space Race to SpaceX, from last century's influenza pandemic to Covid-19, there’s a lot to cover. These stories attempt to recount how we’ve gotten to where we are and the rapid change that took place within the last few centuries.
The author was inspired by his WWII and postwar experiences.
Meet extraordinary individuals; explore communities; deepen your understanding of America.
Get a fresh take on the men who led—and currently lead—our country.
Examine the world's most influential battles from all angles.
They were more than a stuffy group of old men—in fact, many of them were young and rowdy.
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It sheds light on Russian history, the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and more.
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The antibiotic saved many lives during WWII and afterward.
One of the dictionary's top contributors was an inmate at a psychiatric hospital.
This work of investigative journalism by Gerald Posner is as relevant as ever.
From the ancient world to today.
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The Depression-era decision was unpopular.