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.
These eye-opening books shed light on other cultures and communities.
These stories of overcoming challenges and prejudices will make any reader think fondly of their school days—past, present or future.
When British India was dissolved, the territory was divided along religious lines.
The French Revolution left fertile ground for a new approach to religion.
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Discover the historical effects of the nationwide ban on alcohol.
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Historian Geoffrey Parker explores how global cooling caused famine, war, and economic collapse in the 1600s.
New research reveals that the Space Race wasn't quite as embittered as we were led to believe.
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This innovative mode of travel allowed people to make cross-country journeys in days rather than weeks or months.
The history of Hawaii stretches back much further than its 1959 admittance to the U.S.
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There's so much to learn from correspondence that has survived the passage of time.
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Delve into the social phenomenon that’s enriched America.
Discover in-depth accounts of a conflict that’s been raging since World War II.
Online crime is flourishing, with no sign of slowing down anytime soon.
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Margaret Rhodes looks back at her life alongside the monarchy.
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