Recommendations: History

Guns, Germs, and Steel – Jared Diamond

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome – Mary Beard

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

The Anarchy – William Dalrymple

The Making of the Atomic Bomb – Richard Rhodes

1776 – David McCullough

The Histories – Herodotus

China – John Keay

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

The Ground on Which We Stand – Lillian W. Kay

The Second Sex – Simone de Beauvoir

Obama’s Wars – Bob Woodward

Modern South India – Rajmohan Gandhi

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