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The Silk Roads

Learn about how the Silk Road connected the West and the East, along with how both influenced one another throughout history.

The Oxford History of the Classical World

This superbly illustrated book is divided into three main sections -- 8th to 4th centuries BC Greece, Hellenization of the Middle East, and Rome from Augustus into the first two centuries AD.

S. P. Q. R.

Narration of the history of Rome and the rise of the Roman Empire -- and how it continues to affect modern society.


An account of the legendary empire that made Western civilization possible -- Byzantium.

The Columbia Companion to British History

Spanning two millennia from the Roman invasion in 43 A.D. to 1990, encompassing the history of England, Wales, Ireland, and Scotland.

1491 (Second Edition)

A deep-dive into Indigenous history before the arrival of Columbus.

The Cold War

The definitive history of the Cold War and its impact around the world.