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The question 'what if?' has always fascinated historians. Richard J. Evans imagines what could have been, and how alternate pasts could have shaped alternate futures.
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? This...
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Strategy: A History
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Human Race: 10 Centuries of Change on...
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Reel History: The World According to...
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Ten Cities That Made an Empire
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