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Ancient History View All

The Great Tours: A Guided Tour of Ancient Egypt
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Understanding Imperial China: Dynasties, Life, and Culture
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The Rise of Rome
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The Celtic World
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The Pagan World: Ancient Religions before Christianity
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The Greek World: A Study of History and Culture
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The Architecture of Power: Great Palaces of the Ancient World
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The Roman Empire: From Augustus to The Fall of Rome
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History of Ancient Egypt
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Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language
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Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages
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Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization
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Ancient Civilizations of North America
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Understanding Japan: A Cultural History
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Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language
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Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language
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The World of Biblical Israel
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Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt
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Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
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Understanding Greek and Roman Technology
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The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy
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A Historian Goes to the Movies: Ancient Rome
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Gnosticism: From Nag Hammadi to the Gospel of Judas
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The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes
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Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed
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Lost Worlds of South America
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The Great Tours: Greece and Turkey, from Athens to Istanbul
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Cities of the Ancient World
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The Holy Land Revealed
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Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City
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Civilization & Culture View All

Breaking Their Silence
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Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor
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Exploring the Mayan World
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The Great Tours: England, Scotland, and Wales
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Warriors, Queens, and Intellectuals: 36 Great Women before 1400
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The Pagan World: Ancient Religions before Christianity
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The Real History of Secret Societies
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The Architecture of Power: Great Palaces of the Ancient World
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Understanding Russia: A Cultural History
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Athenian Democracy: An Experiment for the Ages
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Thinking about Religion and Violence
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The Celtic World
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Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization
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Ancient Civilizations of North America
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Understanding Japan: A Cultural History
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Food: A Cultural Culinary History
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Understanding Cultural and Human Geography
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Anthropology and the Study of Humanity
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Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World
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History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration
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The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes
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Medieval & Renaissance History View All

How the Medici Shaped the Renaissance
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The History and Archaeology of the Bible
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A History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts
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The Mongol Empire
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1066: The Year That Changed Everything
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Renaissance: The Transformation of the West
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The History of Christianity: From the Disciples to the Dawn of the Reformation
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The Vikings
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The History of Spain: Land on a Crossroad
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History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration
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The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes
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King Arthur: History and Legend
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The Great Tours: Experiencing Medieval Europe
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The World's Greatest Churches
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Great Minds of the Medieval World
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A History of Eastern Europe
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The Fall of the Pagans and the Origins of Medieval Christianity
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The Black Death: The World's Most Devastating Plague
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The Early Middle Ages
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Living History: Experiencing Great Events of the Ancient and Medieval Worlds
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The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age
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The Cathedral
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The Ottoman Empire
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Military History View All

World War II: Battlefield Europe
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History's Great Military Blunders and the Lessons They Teach
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Unsung Heroes of World War II: Europe
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World War II: The Pacific Theater
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World War II: A Military and Social History
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Masters of War: History's Greatest Strategic Thinkers
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American Military History: From Colonials to Counterinsurgents
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The Decisive Battles of World History
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Modern History View All

Communism in Power: From Stalin to Mao
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World War II: Up Close and Personal
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Crimes of the Century: A Selective History of Infamy
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The Real History of Pirates
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The Great Revolutions of Modern History
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World War II: The Pacific Theater
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Unsung Heroes of World War II: Europe
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The Great Tours: France through the Ages
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England, the 1960s, and the Triumph of the Beatles
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U.S. History View All

Ordinary Americans in the Revolution
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Reporting 9/11 and Why It Still Matters
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A History of the United States, 2nd Edition
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The Skeptic's Guide to American History
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America’s Long Struggle against Slavery
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Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868
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Understanding the US Government
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World War II: The Pacific Theater
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Books That Matter: The Federalist Papers
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The Age of Benjamin Franklin
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America after the Cold War: The First 30 Years
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