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I like a good history book. Any recommendations?

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The Bible

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Howard Zinn. People's history of u.s is good book. Useless if you're after Irish Celtic history though.

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Reading Niall Fergus on Empire at the minute, great and fascinating read about how the British Empire became so fecking big and we have the Dutch to thank for it

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Any particular place/period? ANthony Beevor has written a few gooduns about the Nazis an that, quite easy to read as well some history books are so dense you wouldn't dream of reading them cover to cover ha.

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Yeah those Anthony beevor books are great, particularly Berlin.

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Oxygen: The molecule that made the world. A history of why thing are.

www.amazon.co.uk/Oxyge...

not probably the kind of thing you intended but the best book i have read. ever.
there are a couple of dense chapters midway through but worth the struggle

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A Short History of Nearly Everything.

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Must give that a blast, Pav. Big props there from you for it.

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Love history books. Hated the subject in school too. I'll check out Beevor

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I second takki's choice, it's a great book. Very good at explaining highly complex science in an entertaining and informative way without dumbing things down too much.

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I'm not too keen on human history. It's always biased as fuck. I love scientific history, though. I find it totally fascinating.

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How the Irish Became White - Noel Ignatiev
Ireland & Empire - S.Howe
Paisley, Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland - Steve Bruce

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I'll give that a go Pav. No particular period. Probably pre 20th century.

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J.M. Roberts. History of the 20th Century is a heavy read but worth it. Took me about a year in fits and starts as it has so much info I found it overwhelming after about an hours reading.

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Niall Fegusons books are also good as mentioned above. The Secret History of the World by Jonathan Black is also worth a go though it's theories won't be considered worth the time for most people

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Cobra 2. Iraq invasion.

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"un-cooperative", surely to God

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Why not explore this and other alternative spellings in a Foundation spelling course!

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Octopuses / Octopi / Octopodes

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wow. everyday is a school day.

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every day*

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every-day**

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