Recommendations: History

Indian History

A History of Indian Philosophy – Surendranath Dasgupta (Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3)

The Anarchy – William Dalrymple

The Courtesan, the Mahatma & the Italian Brahmin – Manu S. Pillai

Modern South India – Rajmohan Gandhi

Being Different – Rajiv Malhotra

World History

The Lessons of History – Will Durant, Ariel Durant

China – John Keay

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome – Mary Beard

The Histories – Herodotus

A People’s History of the United States – Howard Zinn

Guns, Germs, and Steel – Jared Diamond

The German Genius – Peter Watson

The Making of the Atomic Bomb – Richard Rhodes

1776 – David McCullough

The Ground on Which We Stand – Lillian W. Kay

The Second Sex – Simone de Beauvoir

Obama’s Wars – Bob Woodward

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