The Story of Mankind
by Hendrik van Loon
Publisher: Boni and Liveright 1922
Number of pages: 400
This genuinely enjoyable charmer, for history buffs and the historically challenged alike, covers human history from prehistoric times, when our earliest ancestors were learning to communicate with grunts, right through to the issues of the latter 20th century.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Carl W. Hoffman - U.S. Marine Corps
Carl Hoffman's brilliant account of this ferocious battle takes the reader through the course of its duration. This book is essential for anyone interested in the Pacific theater of war during WW2 and for the huge impact that the marine corps made.
by The World History Project - Wikibooks
The World History Project is dedicated to making a free, open-content, standardized textbook on World History based on the AP World History Standard. The structure of this project is meant to divide the scope of world history into manageable chunks.
by J. B. Bury - The Macmillan Company
Planned by one of the most renowned Byzantinists and Medievalists of the day, John B. Bury, it became the de facto standard by which all comprehensive period histories would be measured. Essential for any serious student of medieval history.
by Hutton Webster - D.C. Heath & Co
This textbook, as the title indicates, covers both the Middle Ages and modern times. The entire work has been written since the outbreak of the World War I, and its probable consequences have been kept constantly in mind.