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Whether you’re searching for the best book recommendations or sifting through tales of the past, we’ve got all the history stories you need to satisfy your curiosity.

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7 Early American Political Scandals 

Now little-known, these incidents once shocked voters.

17 Books That Offer Perspectives on the Presidents

Get a fresh take on the men who led—and currently lead—our country.

Explore the Tumult of Russia Through This Putin Biography

It sheds light on Russian history, the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and more.

The Centuries-Long History of Striking in the U.S.

For hundreds of years, protests nationwide have fought passionately for workers’ rights. 

10 Fascinating Women's Suffrage Books

Learn more about this crucial step for women's rights. 

Prince Felix Yusupov, the Aristocrat Who Murdered Rasputin

He assassinated the mystic at an ostensible housewarming party.

17 Eye-Opening Books About John F. Kennedy

Closing the gap between fact and fiction.

What Is Guy Fawkes Night?

Remember, remember, the fifth of November...

The Romanov Family Beyond the Royal Tragedy: 10 Facts You May Not Know

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

6 Fascinating Coups That Have Shaken the World

Sudden and illegal seizures of power have the capacity to change world history.

10 Political Scandal Books That Read Like Thrillers

Sometimes the truth is stranger—and more alarming—than fiction.

The Failed Irish Rebellion of 1798

This major uprising against British rule was ultimately suppressed.

6 Fascinating Constitutional Crises Throughout History

These political challenges have questioned the legitimacy of various governments.

Blind Ambition: 9 Books About the Watergate Scandal

Discover new perspectives on the scandal that caused Nixon to resign.

5 Overturned Supreme Court Cases That Changed History

Justices have reversed course numerous times throughout the years.

The Invention of the Guillotine and Its Role in the French Reign of Terror 

The execution device came to be known as a symbol of violent class warfare.