Ranked: History, Empires

This is a subjective Ranked version of Genre: History, Empires


  1. Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff
  2. Conquests and Cultures: An International History by Thomas Sowell
  3. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann
  4. The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire by Jack Weatherford
  5. The First Global Village: How Portugal Changed the World by Martin Page
  6. The Island at the Center of the World by Russell Shorto
  7. Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West by Tom Holland
  8. These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lepore
  9. Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic by Tom Holland
  10. Islam: A Short History by Karen Armstrong
  11. Empire: How Spain Became a World Power, 1492-1763 by Henry Kamen
  12. Are We Rome?: The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America by Cullen Murphy
  13. Cities of Empire: The British Colonies and the Creation of the Urban World by Tristram Hunt
  14. Ancient China : Chinese Civilization From Its Origins To The Tang Dynasty by Maurizio Scarpari
  15. The Native American Experience: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, The Fetterman Massacre, and Creek Mary's Blood by Dee Brown
  16. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
  17. The Golden Age of Islam by Maurice Lombard
  18. A History of Medieval Islam by J.J. Saunders
  19. The Rise and Fall of the Spanish Empire by William S. Maltby
  20. The Perdiccas Years, 323–320 BC: Alexander's Successors at War by Tristan Hughes
  21. The Gifts of Africa: How a Continent and Its People Changed the World by Jeff Pearce
  22. Paekche's Principle: The Great Secret Of Asia by Bayemy Biyik
  23. Vikings: The Viking Age From Beginning To End by Stephan Weaver
  24. Sons of the Conquerors: The Rise of the Turkic World by Hugh Pope
  25. A Concise History of Ancient Greece to the Close of the Classical Era by Peter Green
  26. The Rise of Persia and the First Greco-Persian Wars: The Expansion of the Achaemenid Empire and the Battle of Marathon by Manousos E. Kambouris
  27. Alexander the Great's Legacy: The Decline of Macedonian Europe in the Wake of the Wars of the Successors by Mike Roberts
  28. Mayan Civilization: A History From Beginning to End by Henry Freeman
  29. The Story of the Goths by Henry Bradley
  30. Assyrian Empire: Explore the Thrilling History of the Assyrians and their Fearful Empire in the Ancient Mesopotamia by History Compacted
  31. Alexander the Great: A Historical Biography of History's Greatest Military Commander by Philip Egenes
  32. The 'Awakening' of China: Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century by Edwin Poon
  33. Alexander the Great: A Life From Beginning to End by Henry Freeman
  34. The Mongols: A History by Jeremiah Curtin
  35. The Expansion of Elizabethan England by A.L. Rowse