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The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (Penguin Classics)

By Burckhardt, Jacob, Burke, Peter, Middlemore, S.

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How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered the World: A Short History of Modern Delusions

By Wheen, Francis

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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive

By Diamond, Jared

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The Greeks

By Kitto, H.

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Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.

By Gibbon, Edward, Williams, Rosemary

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The Mainstream Civilization to 1715, fifth edition.

By Joseph R. Strayer, Stanley Chodorow, MacGregor Knox, Conrad Schirokauer, Hans W. Gatzke

The Enlightenment: The Pursuit of Happiness 1680-1790

By Robertson, Ritchie

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Penguin Classics)

By Gibbon, Edward, Womersley, David

This Civilisation is Finished: Conversations on the end of Empire - and what lies beyond

By Read, Rupert, Alexander, Samuel

The Life and Death of Ancient Cities: A Natural History

By Woolf, Greg

Forgotten Peoples of the Ancient World

By Matyszak, Philip

The Civilizations of Africa: A History to 1800

By Christopher Ehret

Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

By Hassett, Brenna

The Musical Human: A History of Life on Earth – A BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week'

By Spitzer, Michael

The Prospect of Global History

By Belich, James, Darwin, John, Frenz, Margret, Wickham, Chris

How to Invent Everything: Rebuild All of Civilization (with 96% fewer catastrophes this time)

By North, Ryan

A Foot in the River: Why Our Lives Change - and the Limits of Evolution

By Fernández-Armesto, Felipe

Powers and Thrones: A New History of the Middle Ages

By Dan Jones

Social Psychology and Modernity

By Johansson, Thomas

The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Medieval World

By Jotischky, Andrew, Hull, Caroline, Haywood, John, Hall, Simon

The Penguin History of the World: 6th edition

By Roberts, J M, Westad, Odd Arne

Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith: As seen on TV

By Beard, Professor Mary

Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization

By Sennett, Richard

Civilization: The Six Killer Apps of Western Power

By Ferguson, Niall

Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States

By Scott, James C.

Social History of Rome

By Alfoldy, Geza, Braund, D., Pollock, F.

Social Psychology and Modernity

By Johansson

The Celts: History and Civilisation

By Kruta, Venceslas

The Girls Who Went to War: Heroism, heartache and happiness in the wartime women’s forces

By Barrett, Duncan, Calvi

Understanding Early Civilizations: A Comparative Study

By Trigger, Bruce G