The 100 Most Commented History Books on Reddit

Posted on July 23, 2018 By newsroom Topic: Best Books

History brings out the best in history buffs on Reddit, and they are very knowledgeable people!.

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies 1st Edition by Jared M. Diamond Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James W. Loewen
The Early History of God: Yahweh and the Other Deities in Ancient Israel (The Biblical Resource Series) by Mark S. Smith
How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading (A Touchstone book) by Mortimer J. Adler
Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest and Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics by Henry Hazlitt
The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick
A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky
Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland by Christopher R. Browning
What’s the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America by Thomas Frank
How the Irish Became White (Routledge Classics) by Noel Ignatiev
Lies My Teacher Told Me : Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James W. Loewen
The Atlas of Middle-Earth (Revised Edition) by Karen Wynn Fonstad
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA
War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America’s Most Decorated Soldier by Smedley D. Butler
American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America by Colin Woodard
Russia’s Life-Saver: Lend-Lease Aid to the U.S.S.R. in World War II by Albert L. Weeks
Debt: The First 5000 Years
Another Nineteen: Investigating Legitimate 9/11 Suspects by Kevin Robert Ryan
ZEALOT: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan
Did Jesus Exist?: The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth by Bart D. Ehrman
The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy by John J. Mearsheimer
King Leopold’s Ghost: A Story of Greed
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappe
The Making of the Atomic Bomb: 25th Anniversary Edition by Richard Rhodes
Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD: The CIA
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons
Debunking 9/11 Debunking: An Answer to Popular Mechanics and Other Defenders of the Official Conspiracy Theory by David Ray Griffin
Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left
The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy And Its Geostrategic Imperatives by Zbigniew Brzezinski
Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang
Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris
Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy by Thomas Sowell
How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland’s Heroic Role From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe
The Not So Wild
Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq by Stephen Kinzer
This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly by Carmen M. Reinhart
Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park by Lee H. Whittlesey
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright
Day Of Deceit: The Truth About FDR and Pearl Harbor by Robert Stinnett
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara W. Tuchman
White Cargo: The Forgotten History of Britain’s White Slaves in America by Don Jordan
All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror by Stephen Kinzer
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes
The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews
Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking by David Bayles
Over the Edge: Death in Grand Canyon by Michael P. Ghiglieri
Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water
Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life (A Free Press Paperbacks Book) by Richard J. Herrnstein)
This Time Is Different: Eight Centuries of Financial Folly by Carmen M. Reinhart
The Gun by C. J. Chivers
Atheism: The Case Against God (The Skeptic’s Bookshelf) by George H. Smith
Bad Samaritans: The Myth of Free Trade and the Secret History of Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming by Naomi Oreskes
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany by William L. Shirer
The World’s Religions (Plus) by Huston Smith
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry
The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy — What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America’s Next Rendezvous with Destiny by William Strauss
Did Jesus Exist?: The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth by Bart D. Ehrman
Going Clear: Scientology
The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger by Marc Levinson
The Myth of the Robber Barons: A New Look at the Rise of Big Business in America by Burton W. Folsom
How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee by Bart D. Ehrman
Inverting The Pyramid: The History of Soccer Tactics by Jonathan Wilson
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed: Revised Edition by Jared Diamond
Blind Man’s Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage by Sherry Sontag
The Orthodox Church: New Edition by Timothy Ware (Published in 1993 Mentioned 35 times)
Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty by Bradley K. Martin
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert D. Putnam
The New Bloomsday Book: A Guide Through Ulysses (Routledge International Studies in) by Harry Blamires
War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning by Chris Hedges
Why Paint Cats: The Ethics of Feline Aesthetics by Burton Silver
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch
The Soul of A New Machine by Tracy Kidder
Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire (American Empire Project) by Chalmers Johnson
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss
The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Deny Science- and Reality by Chris Mooney
Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World by Mike Davis
Dressing the Man: Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion by Alan Flusser
Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human by Richard Wrangham
The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering
The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy by John J. Mearsheimer
The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing
Making and Breaking the Grid: A Graphic Design Layout Workshop by Timothy Samara
Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English by John McWhorter
The Face of Battle: A Study of Agincourt
Metaphors We Live By by George Lakoff
No One Left to Lie To: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton by Christopher Hitchens
The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East by Robert Fisk /a>
The Invention of the Jewish People by Shlomo Sand
The Collapse of Complex Societies (New Studies in Archaeology) by Joseph A. Tainter
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