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List of famous history books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular history books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best history novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

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...the Heavens and the Earth: ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

Royal Twins Throughout History The Greatest Horror Books of All Time

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100 Tons of Gold is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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11th Virginia Cavalry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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1421: The Year China Discovere... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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1491: New Revelations of the A... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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1493: Uncovering the New World... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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173 Hours in Captivity is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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1822 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
1822 Laurentino Gomes

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1876 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
1876 Gore Vidal

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18th Virginia infantry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
18th Virginia infantry James I. Robertson

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22nd Virginia Infantry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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25th Virginia Infantry and 9th... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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30th Virginia infantry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
30th Virginia infantry Robert K. Krick

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332nd Fighter Group - Tuskegee... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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33rd Virginia Infantry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
33rd Virginia Infantry Lowell Reidenbaugh

The History Of The Number 0 The Most Overrated Books of All Time

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36th and 37th Battalions Virgi... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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36th Virginia Infantry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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45th Virginia Infantry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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500 años fregados pero cristia... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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52nd Virginia Infantry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
52nd Virginia Infantry Robert Driver

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54th Virginia Infantry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
54th Virginia Infantry Jeffrey Weaver

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58th Virginia Infantry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
58th Virginia Infantry Robert Driver

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60th Virginia Infantry is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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61st Virginia Infantry is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
61st Virginia Infantry Benjamin Trask

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63rd Virginia Infantry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
63rd Virginia Infantry Jeffrey Weaver

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9th Virginia Cavalry is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
9th Virginia Cavalry Robert K. Krick

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A Blank in the Weather Map is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A Bright Shining Lie: John Pau... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A Child's History of England is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

The Most Important Military Leaders In US History If You Could Only Eat One Food for the Rest of Your Life...

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A Compendium of the War of the... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A Court on Horseback is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
A Court on Horseback Michael G. Chang

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A Cup of Coffee is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A Division of the Spoils is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A Dying Colonialism is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
A Dying Colonialism Frantz Fanon

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A History of Christianity is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A History of God is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
A History of God Karen Armstrong

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A History of Histories: Epics,... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A History of Modern Indonesia ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A History of Negro Education i... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A History of Philosophy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A History of the English-Speak... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A Kingdom of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
A Kingdom of Dreams Judith McNaught

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A Midwife's Tale is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
A Midwife's Tale Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

The Most Enlightened Leaders in World History The Greatest U.S. Presidents of All Time

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A Military History of China is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A Monetary History of the Unit... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
A Monetary History of the United States Anna Schwartz, Milton Friedman

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A Nation Torn is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A Nation Under Our Feet is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous History Books and Novels

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A Night to Remember is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
A Night to Remember Walter Lord

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A Peace to End All Peace is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous History Books and Novels
A Peace to End All Peace David Fromkin

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A People's History of the Unit... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous History Books and Novels