Incredible Books for History Fans

Are you a history enthusiast? Do you love learning historical facts? If your answer is yes, then this article might interest you. We have put together a couple of exciting and history-based books to give history fans an incredible thrill. The books are great for young adults and also older people. Each one is different and covers histories such as the world war. You might be wondering why this book and why this article. Well, even though a lot of books are based on history, the ones sampled in this article are pretty diversified and interesting.

A bit about history books

Most people assume that history books are all about academics and that they are dry. Due to this reason, many people disregard them and opt for other genres. However, in this article, we shall go through a couple of books that say otherwise. They are all pretty fun to read and not to mention thrilling. Hence without further ado, let us get to it.

Extraordinary origins of everyday things

Panati Charles authored the book. It is a great historical book, especially for those individuals who love historical trivia. The book provides the origin and history of over five hundred everyday objects, magazines, superstitions, and even customs.

After you read this book, you will get to know the origin of:

  1. Yankee Doodle
  2. Pajamas
  3. Tupperware

The book is fun-filled and incredible for a growing mind and a curious one too. Hence the next time you are looking to gift a history enthusiast, just wrap this one up and give it to them. It never disappoints.

The pessimist’s guide to history

Flexner Doris and Berg Stuart Flexner authored the book. It entails an interesting chronology blurb on the low history points. For example, the book concentrates on the following events a lot:

  1. Massacres
  2. Diseases
  3. Earthquakes
  4. War

Just as the title states, the book isn’t meant for people who are optimists. It is full of chaos and catastrophe.

Lies my teacher told me

James Loewen authored the book. It exposes pretty disturbing facts about our children’s education system state. The book explores the political and fascinatingly correct procedure of creating American history books meant for schools. It digs deep into the system trying to figure out where the issue truly lies between the books and the system itself. The book is pretty revealing and significant for history enthusiasts.

One night stand with American history

Do you love amusing books? Well, here is one that will entertain you without a doubt. Kurt Reiger and Richard Shenkman authored the book.

“A freshman Congressman Elected Speaker of the House” plus “FDR and the case of the Missing Map” are two of the funniest and most interesting short reads in the book.

An uncommon history of common things

Ever thought, “Who invented pancakes?” or “who developed the first boxer and why? Well, here is a book that could answer all these questions.

The author Bethanne Patrick plus the Geographical National Society wrote this fantastic book. The book entails fascinating facts about the world.

 The unsolved mysteries of American history

Author Paul Aaron brings you thirty pretty interesting questions and stories. Some of the questions include:

  1. Was Lewis Meriwether murdered?
  2. Were the so-called Rosenbergs guilty?


So who said history could not be interesting. The books provided in this article will change your perspective about history within no time.