The 9 Best History Textbooks

Updated July 18, 2018 by Richard Lynch

9 Best History Textbooks
American History: Connecting with the Past
A History of Modern Europe
The History of the Medieval World
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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


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Last updated on July 18, 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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