From Nero to Putin by way of Paris | Academic Best Sellers in European History

A detailed and up-to-date history of the last centuries of the Roman Empire, an enthralling story of everyday Germans who resisted Nazi rule, and an in-depth reconstruction of a watershed year for the Roman Republic top the list of best-selling European history books, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

A detailed and up to date history of the last centuries of the Roman Empire; an enthralling story of everyday Germans who resisted Nazi rule; and an in-depth reconstruction of a watershed year for the Roman Republic top the list of best-selling European History books, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

1. Roman Empire in Late Antiquity: A Political and Military History
Elton, Hugh
Cambridge University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780521899314. $99.99.

2. Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule
Thomas, Gordon
Penguin Random House. 2019. ISBN 9780451489043. $30.

3. The Year of Julius and Caesar: 59 BC and the Transformation of the Roman Republic
Chrissanthos, Stefan G.
Johns Hopkins University Press. 2019 . ISBN 9781421429694. $74.95.

4. Fifty Early Medieval Things: Materials of Culture in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
Deliyannis, Deborah Mauskopf
Cornell University Press. 2019. ISBN 9781501725890. $95.

5. Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine
Strauss, Barry
Simon & Schuster. 2019. ISBN 9781451668834. $28.

6. Russia's Crony Capitalism: The Path from Market Economy to Kleptocracy
Naslund, Anders
Yale University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780300243093. $35.

7. The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light
Smith, Jean Edward
Simon & Schuster. 2019. ISBN 9781501164927. $27.

8. D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II
Rose, Sarah
Crown. 2019. ISBN 9780451495082. $28.

9. The Origin of Empire: Rome from the Republic to Hadrian
Potter, D. S.
Harvard University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780674659674. $35.

10. Putin's World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest
Stent, Angela
Hachette Books. 2019. ISBN 9781455533022. $30.

11. The Great Cauldron: A History of Southeastern Europe
Calic, Marie-Janine
Harvard University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780674983922. $39.95.

12. The Trial of the Kaiser
Schabas, William
Oxford University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780198833857. $34.95.

13. Plots against Russia: Conspiracy and Fantasy after Socialism
Borenstein, Eliot
Cornell University Press. 2019. ISBN 9781501716331. $95.

14. Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb
Kean, Sam
Little, Brown. 2019. ISBN 9780316381680. $30.

15. Putin V. the People: The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia
Greene, Samuel A.
Yale University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780300238396. $30.

16. Nero: Emperor and Court
Drinkwater, J. F.
Cambridge University Press. 2019. ISBN 9781108472647. $44.99.

17. Russia Without Putin: Money, Power and the Myths of the New Cold War
Wood, Tony
Verso. 2018. ISBN 9781788731249. $26.95.

18. Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome
Hell, Julia
University of Chicago Press. 2018. ISBN 9780226588056. $105.

19. France and the American Civil War: A Diplomatic History
Sainlaude, Eve
University of North Carolina Press. 2019. ISBN 9781469649948. $45.

20. Politics in the Marketplace: Work, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France
Jarvis, Katie
Oxford University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780190917111. $45.

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