The 9 Best History Textbooks

video play icon 9 Best History Textbooks
A History of Modern Europe
United States History
The History of the Medieval World

This wiki has been updated 9 times since it was first published in July of 2018. With so many to choose from, picking the right history textbook can be a real challenge. We have combed through hundreds of choices to find you the very best options available. Some of the choices are broad enough to explore everything from the dawn of civilization onward, while others narrow their focus to one significant time and place. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best history textbook on Amazon.

9. The History of the Ancient World

8. History of Africa

7. American History: Connecting with the Past

6. A Concise History of Japan

5. United States History

4. A History of Modern Europe

3. The History of the Medieval World

2. Africa in World History

1. Glencoe World History

Richard Lynch
Last updated on July 13, 2018 by Richard Lynch

Richard grew up in the part of New York state that doesn’t have any tall buildings. When he’s not writing, he spends most of his time reading and playing video games. A massive fan all things sci-fi, he’ll happily talk with you for hours about everything from the deserts of Arrakis to the forests of Endor.

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