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  
Helmet for My Pillow
Helmet for My Pillow
Written by Robert Leckie
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553593310
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Helmet for My Pillow
From Parris Island to the Pacific
Written by Robert Leckie


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2010
Price: $16.00

Here is one of the most riveting first-person accounts ever to come out of World War II. Robert Leckie enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in January 1942, shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. In Helmet for My Pillow we follow his odyssey, from basic training on Parris... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2014 Edition
Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2014 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946263
Our Price: $19.99
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2014 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $19.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the AP World History Exam with 2 full-length practice tests, thorough topic reviews, and proven techniques to help you score higher.

Inside the Book: All the Practice & Strategies You Need
2 full-length practice tests with detailed explanations... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Looming Tower
The Looming Tower
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400030842
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Looming Tower
Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $16.95

UPDATED AND WITH A NEW AFTERWORD

National Book Award Finalist

A Time, Newsweek, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year

A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Lions of Kandahar
Lions of Kandahar
Written by Rusty Bradley and Kevin Maurer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553807578
Our Price: $27.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Lions of Kandahar
The Story of a Fight Against All Odds
Written by Rusty Bradley and Kevin Maurer


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $27.00

One of the most critical battles of the Afghan War is now revealed as never before. Lions of Kandahar is an inside account from the unique perspective of an active-duty U.S. Army Special Forces commander, an unparalled warrior with multiple deployments to the theater who has only recently returned from combat... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
If You Survive
If You Survive
Written by George Wilson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307775252
Our Price: $7.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
If You Survive
From Normandy to the Battle of the Bulge to the End of World War II, One American Officer's Riveting True Story
Written by George Wilson


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2010
Price: $7.99

"If you survive your first day, I'll promote you."

So promised George Wilson's World War II commanding officer in the hedgerows of Normandy -- and it was to be a promise dramatically fulfilled. From July, 1944, to the closing days of the war, from the first penetration of the Siegfried Line to... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
Book of Ages
Book of Ages
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958358
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Book of Ages
The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Written by Jill Lepore


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.99

National Book Award Finalist

From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians, a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin’s youngest sister and a history of history itself. Like her brother, Jane Franklin was a passionate reader, a gifted writer, and an astonishingly shrewd political commentator. Unlike him, she was a mother...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Founding Brothers
Founding Brothers
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781400077687
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Founding Brothers
The Revolutionary Generation
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 16, 2003
Price: $11.99

In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award—winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals–Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison–confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation.

The United States was more a fragile hope... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Black Count
The Black Count
Written by Tom Reiss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307382474
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Black Count
Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo (Pulitzer Prize for Biography)
Written by Tom Reiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $16.00

WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY

General Alex Dumas, is a man almost unknown today, yet his story is strikingly familiarbecause his son, the novelist Alexandre Dumas, used his larger-than-life feats as inspiration for such classics as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.
     But, hidden behind General Dumas's swashbuckling adventures...

Read more >
A World Undone
A World Undone
Written by G.J. Meyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440335870
Our Price: $15.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
A World Undone

Written by G.J. Meyer


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 30, 2006
Price: $15.99

The First World War is one of history’s greatest tragedies. In this remarkable and intimate account, author G. J. Meyer draws on exhaustive research to bring to life the story of how the Great War reduced Europe’s mightiest empires to rubble, killed twenty million people, and cracked the foundations of the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Revolutionary Summer
Revolutionary Summer
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349628
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Revolutionary Summer
The Birth of American Independence
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis.

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were...

Read more >
View pages: 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19
Page 14 of 100