A New World Begins: The History of the French Revolution

17 February 2020 | By Jeremy D. Popkin | Filed in: world history.

From an award winning historian, a magisterial account of the revolution that created the modern worldThe principles of the French Revolution remain the only possible basis for a just society even if, after than two hundred years, they are contested than ever before In A New World

Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up

17 February 2020 | By Tom Phillips | Filed in: world history.

An exhilarating journey through the most creative and catastrophic f ck ups in human history, from our very first ancestor falling out of that tree, to the most spectacular fails of the present day In the seventy thousand years that modern human beings have walked this earth, we ve come a long way.

The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator

17 February 2020 | By Timothy C. Winegard | Filed in: world history.

A pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, showing how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity s fate Why was gin and tonic the cocktail of choice for British

Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution

17 February 2020 | By Kate Quinn | Filed in: world history.

Six bestselling and award winning authors bring to life a breathtaking epic novel illuminating the hopes, desires, and destinies of princesses and peasants, harlots and wives, fanatics and philosophers six unforgettable women whose paths cross during one of the most tumultuous and transformative