120 most Commented Books In The /r/history Subreddit


The books are compared to the most 117 most Commented Books In The /r/askhistorians Subreddit

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โฌ† = Book more Popular in r/history
โฌ‡ = Book less popular in r/historyย 
โœ˜ = Not on top 90 Most Popular books on r/AskHistorians

1.Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared M. Diamond (25)โฌ†
2. Ordinary Men by Christopher R. Browning (2) =
3. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann (1)โฌ‡
4. Rubicon by Tom Holland โœ˜
5. Genghis Khan by Jack Weatherford (87)โฌ†
6. Empire of the Summer Moon by S. C. Gwynne โœ˜
7. A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century by Barbara W. Tuchman โœ˜
8. Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942โ€“1943 by Antony Beevor โœ˜
9. Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky โœ˜
10. The History of the Ancient World by Susan Wise Bauer โœ˜
11. Cartoon History of the Universe Volumes 1โ€“7 by Larry Gonick โœ˜
12. The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 Christopher Clark โœ˜
13. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson โœ˜
14. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L. Shirer โœ˜
15. 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created Charles C. Mann โœ˜
16. Napoleon: A Life by Andrew Roberts โœ˜
17. A Peopleโ€™s History of The United States 1492- Present by Howard Zinn โœ˜
18. The Forgotten Soldier by Guy Sajer โœ˜
19. The Penguin History of the World: Sixth Edition by J. M. Roberts โœ˜
20. Soldaten: On Fighting, Killing, and Dying, The Secret WWIIโ€ฆ by Sonke Neitzel โœ˜
21. The Crusades Through Arab Eyes by Amin Maalouf โœ˜
22. Godโ€™s Chinese Son by Jonathan D. Spence (45) โฌ†
23. The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes (8) โฌ‡
24. Under the Black Flag by David Cordingly โœ˜
25. A Peace to End All Peace by David Fromkin (76) โฌ†
26. On Killing by Dave Grossman โœ˜
27. The Brothers by Stephen Kinzer โœ˜
28. 1776 by David McCullough (83) โฌ†
29. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson โœ˜
30. The Great Game by Peter Hopkirk โœ˜

31. The Face of Battle by John Keegan โœ˜
32. Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen โœ˜
33. A Struggle for Power: The American Revolution by Theodore Draper โœ˜
34. Alexander of Macedon 356โ€“323 B.C. by Peter Green โœ˜
35. The Story of Civilization by Will Durant โœ˜
36. Lost to the West by Lars Brownworth โœ˜
37. The First World War by John Keegan (86) โฌ†
38. Why the West Rulesโ€Šโ€”โ€Šfor Now by Ian Morris (19) โฌ‡
39. Storm of Steel by Ernst Jรผnger โœ˜
40. A Little History of the World by E. H. Gombrich โœ˜
41. The Black Count by Tom Reiss โœ˜
42. Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. Massie โœ˜
43. The Second World War by Winston S. Churchill โœ˜
44. A World Undone by G. J. Meyer โœ˜
45. The Conquest of New Spain (Penguin Classics) Bernal Diaz Del Castillo โœ˜
46. The Diary of a Napoleonic Foot Soldier by Jakob Walter โœ˜
47. Peter the Great: His Life and World by Robert K. Massie โœ˜
48. Albionโ€™s Seed by David Hackett Fischer โœ˜
49. Rise & Fall Of The Great Powers by Paul M. Kennedy โœ˜
50. The Year 1000 by Robert Lacey โœ˜
51. The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australiaโ€™s Founding Robert Hughes (17) โฌ‡
52. The Power Broker by Robert A. Caro โœ˜
53. The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors by James D. Hornfischer โœ˜
54. Destiny Disrupted by Tamim Ansary โœ˜
55. Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest by Matthew Restall โœ˜
56. A History of Warfare by John Keegan โœ˜
57. Augustus: The Life of Romeโ€™s First Emperor by Anthony Everitt โœ˜
58. A Sea of Words, Third Edition by Dean King โœ˜
59. Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution by Simon Schama โœ˜
60. Embracing Defeat by John W. Dower (7) โฌ‡
61. The Devilโ€™s Chessboard by David Talbot โœ˜
62. A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage (85) โฌ†
63. Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoglu โœ˜
64. The Wars of the Roses by Dan Jones (51) โฌ‡
65. The Search for Modern China by Jonathan D. Spence โœ˜
66. Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945 by Tony Judt โœ˜
67. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon โœ˜
68. Europe: A History by Norman Davies โœ˜
69. The Plantagenets by Dan Jones โœ˜
70. Iron Kingdom by Christopher Clark โœ˜
71. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris โœ˜
72. Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins โœ˜
73. King Leopoldโ€™s Ghost by Adam Hochschild โœ˜
74. Dreadnought by Robert K. Massie โœ˜
75. The Great Divergence by Kenneth Pomeranz (63) โฌ‡
76. The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman โœ˜
77. A Day in the Life of Ancient Rome by Angela, Alberto by Alberto Angela โœ˜
78. A Peopleโ€™s Tragedy by Orlando Figes โœ˜
79. Hell In A Very Small Place by Bernard Fall โœ˜
80. Ghost Soldiers by Hampton Sides โœ˜
81. The Thirty Years War: Europeโ€™s Tragedy by Peter H. Wilson (30) โฌ‡
82. Soldat: Reflections of a German Soldier, 1936โ€“1949 Siegfried Knappe โœ˜
83. Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto by Jr. Vine Deloria โœ˜
84. The American Revolution by Gordon S. Wood โœ˜
85. We, the Navigators by David Lewis โœ˜
86. Panzer Commander by Hans Von Luck โœ˜
87. Lawrence in Arabia by Scott Anderson โœ˜
88. Livy: The Early History of Rome, Books I-V by Titus Livy โœ˜
89. The New Penguin History of the World by J. M. Roberts โœ˜
90. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond โœ˜
91. Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay โœ˜
92. How the Scots Invented the Modern World by Arthur Herman โœ˜
93. Cartoon History of the United States by Larry Gonick โœ˜
94. A Short History of Byzantium by John Julius Norwich โœ˜
95. The Time Travelerโ€™s Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer โœ˜
96. The Dictatorโ€™s Handbook by Bruce Bueno de Mesquita โœ˜
97. The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara โœ˜
98. The Last Days of the Incas by Kim MacQuarrie โœ˜
99. The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smallerโ€ฆ by Marc Levinson โœ˜
100. The Poison King by Adrienne Mayor โœ˜
101. The Great Mortality by John Kelly โœ˜
102. Osmanโ€™s Dream: The History of the Ottoman Empire by Caroline Finkel โœ˜
103. 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric H. Cline (13)โฌ‡
104. The Campaigns of Napoleon by David G. Chandler โœ˜
105. Aztec by Gary Jennings โœ˜
106. Armageddon: The Battle for Germany, 1944โ€“1945 by Max Hastings โœ˜
107. The Journeyer by Gary Jennings โœ˜
108. American Nations by Colin Woodard โœ˜
109. Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World Margaret MacMillan (74) โฌ‡
110. Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson โœ˜
111. The Imjin War by Samuel Hawley โœ˜
112. Facing East from Indian Country by Daniel K. Richter โœ˜
113. The Code Book by Simon Singh โœ˜
114. Adolf Hitler: The Definitive Biography by John Toland โœ˜
115. Maoโ€™s Great Famine by Frank Dikรถtter โœ˜
116. SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard (34) โฌ‡
117. Sodomy and the Pirate Tradition by B. R. Burg โœ˜
118. A World Lit Only by Fire by William Manchester โœ˜
119. Endurance: Shackletonโ€™s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing โœ˜
120. Man Called Intrepid by William Stevenson โœ˜

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