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New history books in May 2022

by Anthony Webb, 1 June 2022

What do we have to delve into this month?

  • A couple on ancient Egypt, including one A Year in the Life of Ancient Egypt (from the same author who wrote 24 Hours in Ancient Egypt) which looks like an entertaining read.
  • African Founders: How Enslaved People Expanded American Ideals which explores how people from Africa influenced (north) American thought and identity.
  • I like the look of Nomads: The Wanderers Who Shaped Our World because even if they didn't write so good you should never write them off.
  • And the hopefully majestic In the Shadow of the Gods: The Emperor in World History.

So I will stick them on the virtual to be read pile and see how I get on!

Click the book covers to see a zoomed in image and links to Amazon.

River of the Gods: Sir Richard Burton, John Speke, Sidi Mubarak Bombay and the Epic Search for the Source of the Nile
A Village in the Third Reich: How Ordinary Lives Were Transformed By the Rise of Fascism
Geography Is Destiny: Britains Place in the World, a 10,000 Year History
In the Shadow of the Gods: The Emperor in World History
Queens of the Wild: Pagan Goddesses in Christian Europe
Tutankhamuns Trumpet: The Story of Ancient Egypt in 100 Objects
A Year in the Life of Ancient Egypt: The Real Lives of the People Who Lived There
Conspiracy on Cato Street: A Tale of Liberty and Revolution in Regency London
Nomads: The Wanderers Who Shaped Our World
Rule, Nostalgia: A Backwards History of Britain
Russia: Revolution and Civil War 1917-1921
African Founders: How Enslaved People Expanded American Ideals
The Shortest History of Democracy

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