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 näytä lisää themselves were compiled by lecturers, writers and book lovers, sharing their pleasure or surprise or even indignation with the rest of us." näytä vähemmän
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Kaikki, Children's Fiction (50), Classic Fiction (55), Classics (3), Historia (50), Memoirs (50), Modern Fiction (140), Tieteisfiktio (49), Thrillers (60), Travel Writing (40), , No Category (4)
Teos
London: The Biography (2000) (tekijä: Peter Ackroyd)
Che (1998) (tekijä: Jon Lee Anderson)
The Hour of Our Death (1977) (tekijä: Philippe Ariès)
Berliini 1945 (2002) (tekijä: Antony Beevor)
The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II (Set 3 Vol) (1949) (tekijä: Fernand Braudel)
The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century (1997) (tekijä: John Brewer)
Frozen Desire: The Meaning of Money (1997) (tekijä: James Buchan)
Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives (1991) (tekijä: Alan Bullock)
Italian renessanssin sivistys (18) (tekijä: Jacob Burckhardt)
Sellaista oli elämä keisarien Roomassa (1940) (tekijä: Jérôme Carcopino)
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (1552) (tekijä: Bartolomé de las Casas)
Kirotut kuninkaat. 1 : Rautakuningas (1955) (tekijä: Maurice Druon)
The Age of the Cathedrals : Art and Society, 980–1420 (1966) (tekijä: Georges Duby)
The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England, 1400-1580 (1993) (tekijä: Eamon Duffy)
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age (1989) (tekijä: Modris Eksteins)
Sorron yöstä (1961) (tekijä: Frantz Fanon)
Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire (2004) (tekijä: Niall Ferguson)
Millennium : toinen vuosituhat (1995) (tekijä: Felipe Fernández-Armesto)
Pagans and Christians (1986) (tekijä: Robin Lane Fox)
Historian loppu ja viimeinen ihminen (1992) (tekijä: Francis Fukuyama)
The Naked Heart (1995) (tekijä: Peter Gay)
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1788) (tekijä: Edward Gibbon)
The Holocaust: A History of the Jews of Europe During the Second World War (1985) (tekijä: Martin Gilbert)
Juusto ja madot : 1500-luvun myllärin maailmankuva (1976) (tekijä: Carlo Ginzburg)
God's First Love: Christians and Jews Over Two Thousand Years (Phoenix Giants S.) (1967) (tekijä: Friedrich Heer)
Historiateos (420 BCE) (tekijä: Herodotus)
Hiroshima (1946) (tekijä: John Hersey)
The Fatal Shore (1986) (tekijä: Robert Hughes)
Pandæmonium : 1660-1886 : The coming of the machine as seen by contemporary observers (1985) (tekijä: Humphrey Jennings)
Sodankäynnin historia (1993) (tekijä: John Keegan)
Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1922) (tekijä: T. E. Lawrence)
Islam in History: Ideas, People, and Events in the Middle East (1973) (tekijä: Bernard Lewis)
Chinese Shadows (1974) (tekijä: Simon Leys)
The Crusades through Arab Eyes (1983) (tekijä: Amin Maalouf)
The Armada (1959) (tekijä: Garrett Mattingly)
The Story of English (1986) (tekijä: Robert McCrum)
The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain (2002) (tekijä: María Rosa Menocal)
The Women's History of the World (1989) (tekijä: Rosalind Miles)
Pax Britannica: the Climax of an Empire (1968) (tekijä: James Morris)
Medieval Cities : Their Origins and the Revival of Trade (1925) (tekijä: Henri Pirenne)
Plutarch's Lives (100) (tekijä: Plutarch)
Flesh in the Age of Reason: The Modern Foundations of Body and Soul (2003) (tekijä: Roy Porter)
Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution (1989) (tekijä: Simon Schama)
Leviathan & the Air Pump: Hobbes, Boyle and the Experimental Life (1985) (tekijä: Steven Shapin)
Der Untergang des Abendlandes (1918) (tekijä: Oswald Spengler)
The Trial of Socrates (1988) (tekijä: I. F. Stone)
Keisarillisen Rooman historia (117) (tekijä: P. Cornelius Tacitus)
The Origins of the Second World War: 1919-1939 (1961) (tekijä: A. J. P. Taylor)
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century (1978) (tekijä: Barbara W. Tuchman)
A People's History of the United States (1980) (tekijä: Howard Zinn)

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