Ranked: History

This is a subjective Ranked version of Genre: History

  1. Silencing the Past: Power and the Production of History by Michel-Rolph Trouillot
  2. A History of Reading by Alberto Manguel
  3. The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert A. Caro
  4. Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson
  5. 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created by Charles C. Mann
  6. Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
  7. Improbable Voices: A History of the World Since 1450 Seen From Twenty-Six Unusual Perspectives by Derek Dwight Anderson
  8. The Lessons of History by Will Durant, Ariel Durant
  9. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
  10. Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriors Shaped Globalization by Nayan Chanda
  11. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond
  12. Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World by Nicholas Ostler
  13. Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World by Mark Pendergrast
  14. The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall by Christopher Hibbert
  15. The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity by David Graeber, David Wengrow
  16. The Silk Roads: A New History of the World by Peter Frankopan
  17. Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with Sources by Robert W. Strayer
  18. How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas Cahill
  19. Boss Tweed: The Corrupt Pol Who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York by Kenneth D. Ackerman
  20. Kepler's Witch: An Astronomer's Discovery of Cosmic Order Amid Religious War, Political Intrigue, and the Heresy Trial of His Mother by James A. Connor
  21. Civilization: The West and the Rest by Niall Ferguson
  22. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations: Why Some Are So Rich and Some So Poor by David S. Landes
  23. Uncontrollable Women: Radicals, Reformers and Revolutionaries by Nan Sloane
  24. Inquisition by Edward Peters
  25. The Times Complete History of the World by Richard Overy
  26. Caviar: The Strange History and Uncertain Future of the World's Most Coveted Delicacy by Inga Saffron
  27. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
  28. A Little History of the World by E.H. Gombrich
  29. Blessed Among Nations: How the World Made America by Eric Rauchway
  30. World Cultures: Analyzing Pre-Industrial Societies In Africa, Asia, Europe, And the Americas by James T. Shea
  31. The Gulag Archipelago [Volume 1]: An Experiment in Literary Investigation by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  32. The Gulag Archipelago [Volume 2]: An Experiment in Literary Investigation by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  33. The Gulag Archipelago [Volume 3]: An Experiment in Literary Investigation by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  34. The Treasures of Tutankhamun by I.E.S. Edwards
  35. Tesla: His Tremendous and Troubled Life by Marko Perko, Stephen M Stahl
  36. The Three Ages of the Italian Renaissance by Robert Sabatino Lopez
  37. Black Sea by Neal Ascherson
  38. Paris Was Yesterday, 1925-1939 by Janet Flanner
  39. Nelson Mandela: A History From Beginning to End by Henry Freeman
  40. The Mandela Revolution: A British Soldier's Inside View of His Rise to Power by Huw Lawford
  41. Amazing Women In History: 5 Kick-Ass Women the History Books Left Out by Keri Lynn Engel
  42. Alliance: The Inside Story Of How Roosevelt, Stalin And Churchill Won One War And Began Another by Jonathan Fenby
  43. Sources of Indian Tradition edited by William Theodore de Bary, Stephen Hay
  44. The Crusades: A History from Beginning to End by Henry Freeman