Summer is always an interesting time for history books. While the classic season for history books arrives in the fall--a time that could be referred to as "serious book season"--the summer history list is a bit more eclectic, even a bit less serious. That's not a bad thing. And there are still classic, serious history books to be found this August. But there are some plain fun ones, too--all well-researched but branching out into the tributaries of human and earthly drama. Here are some standouts from the Best History Books of August.
You can see the full list of our Best History Books of August here.
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