Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
1000 or more books in History

Subscribe to the Random House What's New Newsletter.

Your Email Address:

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more History books by browsing the categories below.

History:

History:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739315309
Our Price: $25.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $25.00

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
Written by Jack Weatherford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780609809648
Our Price: $15.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

Written by Jack Weatherford


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2005
Price: $15.00

The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in twenty-five years than the Romans did in four hundred. In nearly every country the Mongols conquered, they brought an unprecedented rise in cultural communication, expanded trade, and a blossoming of civilization. Vastly more progressive than his European or... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The River of Doubt
The River of Doubt
Written by Candice Millard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307575081
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The River of Doubt
Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
Written by Candice Millard


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 16, 2009
Price: $11.99

At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth.

The River of Doubt—it is a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most... Read more >
Daily Rituals
Daily Rituals
Edited by Mason Currey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307273604
Our Price: $24.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Daily Rituals
How Artists Work
Edited by Mason Currey


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $24.95

Franz Kafka, frustrated with his living quarters and day job, wrote in a letter to Felice Bauer in 1912, “time is short, my strength is limited, the office is a horror, the apartment is noisy, and if a pleasant, straightforward life is not possible then one must try to wriggle through...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Written by Michael Farquhar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979053
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Secret Lives of the Tsars
Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
Written by Michael Farquhar


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist
 
Scandal! Intrigue! Cossacks! Here the world’s most engaging... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Thinking Small
Thinking Small
Written by Andrea Hiott
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345521446
Our Price: $1.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Thinking Small
The Long, Strange Trip of the Volkswagen Beetle
Written by Andrea Hiott


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $1.99

Sometimes achieving big things requires the ability to think small. This simple concept was the driving force that propelled the Volkswagen Beetle to become an avatar of American-style freedom, a household brand, and a global icon. The VW Bug inspired the ad men of Madison Avenue, beguiled Woodstock Nation, and has... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Destiny of the Republic
Destiny of the Republic
Written by Candice Millard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535007
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Destiny of the Republic
A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
Written by Candice Millard


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $12.99

James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a fierce battle with the corrupt political... Read more >
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588360441
Our Price: $14.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $14.99

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure... Read more >
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
Written by Alexandra Fuller
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375758997
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
An African Childhood
Written by Alexandra Fuller


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2003
Price: $16.00

In Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller remembers her African childhood with candor and sensitivity. Though it is a diary of an unruly life in an often inhospitable place, it is suffused with Fuller’s endearing ability to find laughter, even when there is little to celebrate. Fuller’s debut... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Isaac's Storm
Isaac's Storm
Written by Erik Larson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375708275
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Isaac's Storm
A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 11, 2000
Price: $15.95

National Bestseller

September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that greeted the city that morning. Mere hours later, Galveston found itself submerged in... Read more >
View pages: 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16
Page 11 of 100