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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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The Best History Books of 2022

Don't miss these vital glimpses into the past.

8 Eye-Opening Books About Colonialism

European empires once controlled most of the globe—what's their legacy?

8 Ancient Cities That Are Still Standing

Entire civilizations have crumbled around them, yet these cities remain remarkably unchanged.

8 Absorbing Biographies of World Leaders

Explore the lives of people who had a large impact on their nation and the world.

The Bittersweet History Behind Armistice Day

The final day of WWI has become an anniversary of respect and remembrance for fallen soldiers.

The Witch: Tracing the History of Fear and Allegations of Black Magic

A historian examines how different cultures have perceived witchcraft, from ancient times to today.

8 Riveting New History Books for Fall 2022

Be the first to watch history unfold with these insightful upcoming releases.

A Brief History of Opium

An ancient drug with modern implications.

13 Entertaining and Informative YouTube History Channels

The video-sharing site has content for every kind of history buff.

How American GIs Brought Spam to the World

The canned meat gained popularity during WWII and evolved into a cultural icon.

6 Fascinating Coups That Have Shaken the World

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

14 Medieval Torture Devices and Methods That Date Back to the Ancient World

From the heretic's fork to being eaten alive by insects, these grisly old torture methods prove that humans have always been brutal.

What We Know About Uncontacted Peoples

These tribes have spurned contact with the modern outside world.

7 Doomed Expeditions

These explorers set out with high hopes, but were never seen alive again.

8 Gripping New History Books

Check out the recent breaks in historical discovery that everyone's been raving about.