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7 Other Overlooked Historical Figures who Deserve the Hamilton Treatment

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7 Other Overlooked Historical Figures who Deserve the Hamilton Treatment

The country is gripped with Hamilton fever, and the only cure is scoring tickets to the hottest show on Broadway. Even if you don’t live close enough...
The Astounding True Story of an Irish Revolutionary

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The Astounding True Story of an Irish Revolutionary

There is only one rule when it comes to history: you will never know everything. Try as you might, there will always be huge swaths of unexplored territory...
10 Must-Read Biographies of Black Americans

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10 Must-Read Biographies of Black Americans

Black History Month is an ideal moment to read biographies of some of the most influential and important—yet often overlooked—black Americans, men...
6 Critical Reads for Black History Month

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6 Critical Reads for Black History Month

February once again rings in Black History Month, and while ideally we’re all reading diversely year round, now is the perfect time to finally dig...
December’s Top Picks in History

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December’s Top Picks in History

The holidays are upon us, which usually means frantic gift buying,travel, and, hopefully, a little vacation time. And what’s perfect for all three of...
November’s Top Picks in History

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November’s Top Picks in History

The days are getting shorter, first snows have been reported, and the time for staying under a blanket and reading the evening away is nigh. Fortunately,...
September’s Top Picks in History

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September’s Top Picks in History

September is back-to-school time, but even if you’re long graduated, it’s a good month for learning new things and hearing new stories. This...
10 Reasons We Love Outlander

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10 Reasons We Love Outlander

There are so many reasons to love Diana Gabaldon’s epic Outlander series, which has been expertly adapted into a gripping television show on...
May’s Top Picks in History

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May’s Top Picks in History

May brings with it a great crop of new books in history. From the Revolutionary War, to 19th century China, to World War II-era London, these books...

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5 Reasons to Read David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers

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5 Reasons to Read David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers

Whether you consider yourself a history buff or not, a new book by David McCullough means one thing: it’s time to clear your schedule and head to...
The Shocking True Story of a Tragedy at Sea

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The Shocking True Story of a Tragedy at Sea

When it comes to luxury liner tragedies, the Titanic gets all the attention, but the story behind the Lusitania’s sinking is filled with just as...
Remembering World War I with 10 Astounding Books

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Remembering World War I with 10 Astounding Books

This summer marks the 100-year anniversary of the start of World War I. Whether you’re a history buff well-versed in the events of the Great War, or...

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