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

9 Book

Women & Power

A Manifesto
Mary Beard
Profile Books, 2018
9 Book

Lincoln's Mentors

The Education of a Leader
Michael Gerhardt
Custom House, 2021
9 Book

Quirky

The Remarkable Story of the Traits, Foibles, and Genius of Breakthrough Innovators Who Changed the World
Melissa Schilling
Public Affairs, 2018
9 Book
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Simon & Schuster, 2018
9 Book

On the Judgment of History

(Ruth Benedict Book Series)
Joan Wallach Scott
Columbia UP, 2020
9 Book

Thinking in Time

The Uses of History for Decision Makers
Ernest R. May and Richard E. Neustadt
Free Press, 1988
10 Book
John Maynard Keynes
Prometheus Books, 1997
9 Book

The Hero Code

Lessons Learned from Lives Well Lived
Admiral William H. McRaven
Grand Central, 2021
9 Book

IBM

The Rise and Fall and Reinvention of a Global Icon (History of Computing)
James W. Cortada
MIT Press, 2019
8 Book

The World

A Brief Introduction
Richard Haass
Penguin Press, 2020