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History Books

Stock up on history books that teach kids and adults about American, European, and world history. Books from such publishers as Arcadia Publishing, History Press, and Cambridge University Press give you glimpses into other eras. Keep your favorite history books on hand for frequent reference.

American History
American history books feature a wide range of topics from the origins of American independence to historical incidents leading up to current events. Books on the Civil War, World War I, World War II, and the American Revolution provide a thorough background on these important wars in American history, while audio books focused on cultural events let you dive into stories about significant U.S. sports teams, individual biographies, and interesting cities across America while you're on the go.

World History
World history books cover ancient history, wars of the past few centuries, and the cultural contributions of different countries and civilizations around the globe. Hardcover books about world history make great coffee table books in the office, while paperbacks let you easily research details that can give your next lesson, presentation, novel, or paper more depth.

Kids Books
History books for kids present important information in a fun and exciting way. Keep a variety of children's history books and social science books in your classroom or learning center library, so you can easily direct children toward extracurricular reading about topics they find interesting. Encourage kids to use fun facts and trivia they learn from history books in papers, projects, and class discussions, so they develop a love of history and reading that lasts a lifetime.





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Random House "Road to Valor" Book
Item : 1250415 / Model : 9780307590657
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Road to Valor: A True Story of WWII Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation"
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PENGUIN GROUP USA "The Forgotten 500" Paperback Book
Item : 1249607 / Model : 9780451224958
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 18+ years and grades 12th
  • Language: English
  • Title: "The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II"
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Random House "We Were Soldiers Once...and Young" Hardcover Book
Item : 1251371 / Model : 9780679411581
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "We Were Soldiers Once...and Young: Ia Drang - The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam"
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Sterling Publishing "A History of Scotland" Book
Item : 1249347 / Model : 9780753826638
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "A History of Scotland: Look Behind the Mist and Myth of Scottish History"
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PGW® "The Wild Muir: Twenty-Two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures" Paperback Book
Item : 1251578 / Model : 9781930238374
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  • Language: English
  • Title: "The Wild Muir Twenty-Two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures"
  • Format: Paperback
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HENRY HOLT & CO "The Guns at Last Light" Hardcover Book
Item : 1249537 / Model : 9780805062908
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945 (The Liberation Trilogy)"
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HARPERCOLLINS "Dereliction of Duty" Book
Item : 1248358 / Model : 9780060929084
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Dereliction of Duty: Johnson, McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam"
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HARPERCOLLINS "A Train in Winter" Book
Item : 1249188 / Model : 9780061650710
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France"
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PENGUIN GROUP USA "A Higher Call" Paperback Book
Item : 1249305 / Model : 9780425255735
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 18+ years and grades 12th
  • Language: English
  • Title: "A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II"
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OSPREY PUB CO "The M1 Garand" Book
Item : 1252701 / Model : 9781849086219
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "The M1 Garand"
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Random House "Jerusalem" Book
Item : 1247732 / Model : 9780307280503
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Jerusalem: The Biography"
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Random House "Washington's Spies" Book
Item : 1251314 / Model : 9780553383294
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring"
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Random House "Glock" Paperback Book
Item : 1248100 / Model : 9780307719959
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Glock: The Rise of America's Gun"
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Random House "Havana Real" Book
Item : 1247968 / Model : 9781935554257
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Havana Real: One Woman Fights to Tell the Truth about Cuba Today"
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HARPERCOLLINS "Perpetrators Victims Bystander" Book
Item : 1250481 / Model : 9780060995072
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Perpetrators Victims Bystanders: Jewish Catastrophe 1933-1945"
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Random House "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" Book
Item : 1249702 / Model : 9780679423089
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  • Language: English
  • Title: "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volumes 1, 2, 3"
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ALPHA BOOKS® "The Complete Idiot's Guide to American History" Paperback Book
Item : 1249966 / Model : 9781592578696
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 17 - 18 years and grades 12th+
  • Language: English
  • Title: "The Complete Idiot's Guide to American History"
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Random House "Fearless" Book
Item : 1248204 / Model : 9780307730695
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown"
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HARPERCOLLINS "The Day the World Came to Town" Book
Item : 1249726 / Model : 9780060559717
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland"
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OSPREY PUB CO "Alesia 52 BC" Book
Item : 1249125 / Model : 9781782009221
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "Alesia 52 BC: The final struggle for Gaul"
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Simon & Schuster "The Great Bridge" Hardcover Book
Item : 1249566 / Model : 9781451683233
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  • Language: English
  • Title: "The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge"
  • Format: Hardcover
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Simon & Schuster "Team of Rivals" Hardcover Book
Item : 1250013 / Model : 9780684824901
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  • Language: English
  • Title: "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln"
  • Format: Hardcover
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CHRONICLE BOOKS LLC "The Dust Bowl" Hardcover Book
Item : 1249717 / Model : 9781452107943
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  • Language: English
  • Title: "The Dust Bowl: An Illustrated History"
  • Format: Hardcover
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HARPERCOLLINS "1812" Book
Item : 1249435 / Model : 9780060531133
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  • Age group and grade: Ages 15+ years
  • Language: English
  • Title: "1812: The War That Forged a Nation"
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