The Best History Books of September

Chris Schluep on September 26, 2017

WarIf it were plausible, I would list all ten of the Best History Books of September in this post. But I'll just cite just two of them, so that you can move on to the full list more quickly. Top to bottom, I don't think I've ever seen a better collection of history books in a single month.


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Maybe you've been watching Ken Burns' ten-part documentary series. Maybe you're just interested in a book of rare photographs, guest essays, and firsthand accounts of the Vietnam War. Either way, this book is a standout.

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Westad argues that the Cold War made the world what it is today. Reading this fine history, it's difficult to disagree with him. This is one of the best histories ever written on the Cold War.






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