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There are various authors who worked very hard to compile the history of thousand years into a book. A good history book not only tells about the evolution or about the kingdom but they tell you the reasons for your current living conditions. They break all your illusions of being great.

It’s the history books that guide you, motivates you and tells you the truth. One who can read should read history books. Here is the list of authors who wrote some great history books so that the present generation and the coming generation can have intrigue about the ancient people.


1. Jared Mason Diamond (born September 10, 1937) is an American physiologist, ecologist, geographer, biologist, anthropologist and author best known for his popular science books The Third Chimpanzee (1991); Guns, Germs, and Steel (1997, awarded a Pulitzer Prize); Collapse (2005); and The World Until Yesterday (2012). Originally trained in physiology, Diamond is known for drawing from a variety of fields, including anthropology, ecology, geography, and evolutionary biology. He is a professor of geography at UCLA.[1][2]

In 2005, Diamond was ranked ninth on a poll by Prospect and Foreign Policy of the world’s top 100 public intellectuals. To know more about Jared diamond, please watch this video

Please click on this link to get a brief introduction to his books.



2. David Gilbert Christian (born June 30, 1946) is a historian and scholar of Russian history, who is notable for teaching and promoting the emerging discipline of Big History. He began teaching the first course in 1989 which examined history from the Big Bang to the present using a multidisciplinary approach with assistance from scholars in diverse specializations from the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. The course frames human history in terms of cosmic, geological, and biological history.[5] He is credited with coining the term Big History and he serves as president of the International Big History Association.[5] Christian’s best-selling Teaching Company course titled Big History caught the attention of philanthropist Bill Gates who is personally funding Christian’s efforts to develop a program to bring the course to high school students worldwide.

Please click on this link to get a brief introduction to his books.

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