501 Must-Read Books (Emma Beare, 2006)History

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From the introduction to "501 Must-Read Books": "The recommendations for inclusion in this comprehensive book were made by a bibliophile and writer with a peerless reputation, but the reviews mostrar mais themselves were compiled by lecturers, writers and book lovers, sharing their pleasure or surprise or even indignation with the rest of us." mostrar menos
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London: The Biography (2000) de Peter Ackroyd
Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life (1998) de Jon Lee Anderson
The Hour of Our Death (1977) de Philippe Ariès
Berlin: The Downfall 1945 (2002) de Antony Beevor
The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II (Set 3 Vol) (1949) de Fernand Braudel
The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century (1997) de John Brewer
Frozen Desire: The Meaning of Money (1997) de James Buchan
Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives (1991) de Alan Bullock
The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (18) de Jacob Burckhardt
Daily Life in Ancient Rome (1940) de Jérôme Carcopino
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (1552) de Bartolomé de las Casas
The Iron King (1955) de Maurice Druon
The Age of the Cathedrals : Art and Society, 980–1420 (1966) de Georges Duby
The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England, 1400-1580 (1993) de Eamon Duffy
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age (1989) de Modris Eksteins
The Wretched of the Earth (1961) de Frantz Fanon
Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire (2004) de Niall Ferguson
Millennium : A History of the Last Thousand Years (1995) de Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Pagans and Christians (1986) de Robin Lane Fox
The End of History and the Last Man (1992) de Francis Fukuyama
The Naked Heart (1995) de Peter Gay
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1788) de Edward Gibbon
The Holocaust: A History of the Jews of Europe During the Second World War (1985) de Martin Gilbert
The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller (1976) de Carlo Ginzburg
God's First Love: Christians and Jews Over Two Thousand Years (Phoenix Giants S.) (1967) de Friedrich Heer
The Histories (420 BCE) de Herodotus
Hiroshima (original edition) (1946) de John Hersey
The Fatal Shore (1986) de Robert Hughes
Pandæmonium : 1660-1886 : The coming of the machine as seen by contemporary observers (1985) de Humphrey Jennings
A History of Warfare (1993) de John Keegan
Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1922) de T. E. Lawrence
Islam in History: Ideas, People, and Events in the Middle East (1973) de Bernard Lewis
Chinese Shadows (1974) de Simon Leys
The Crusades through Arab Eyes (1983) de Amin Maalouf
The Armada (1959) de Garrett Mattingly
The Story of English (1986) de Robert McCrum
The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain (2002) de María Rosa Menocal
The Women's History of the World (1989) de Rosalind Miles
Pax Britannica: the Climax of an Empire (1968) de James Morris
Medieval Cities : Their Origins and the Revival of Trade (1925) de Henri Pirenne
Plutarch's Lives (100) de Plutarch
Flesh in the Age of Reason: The Modern Foundations of Body and Soul (2003) de Roy Porter
Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution (1989) de Simon Schama
Leviathan & the Air Pump: Hobbes, Boyle and the Experimental Life (1985) de Steven Shapin
The Decline of the West (1918) de Oswald Spengler
The Trial of Socrates (1988) de I. F. Stone
The Annals of Tacitus (117) de P. Cornelius Tacitus
The Origins of the Second World War: 1919-1939 (1961) de A. J. P. Taylor
Um Espelho Distante: o terrível século XIV (1978) de Barbara W. Tuchman
A People's History of the United States (1980) de Howard Zinn

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