History

How did society arrive at where it stands today? To learn about the politicians, scientists, innovators, leaders and rulers whose actions shaped the present, peruse these summaries.

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Summaries

Viktor E. Frankl

Beacon Press, 2006

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A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

Harper, 2015

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The Making of an American Sea

Jack E. Davis

Liveright, 2017

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The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Robert M. Sapolsky

Penguin Press, 2017

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The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Caroline Fraser

Metropolitan Books, 2017

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A Warning

Madeleine Albright

Harper, 2018

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The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Simon & Schuster, 2012

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The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder

Peter Zeihan

Twelve, 2014

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The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans

James Stavidris

Penguin Press, 2017

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What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice

Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Knopf, 2014

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