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The Trojan Horse and Other Stories: Ten Ancient Creatures That Make Us Human

Highly recommended for both disciples and skeptics of classics. It’s also perfect for fans of nonfiction by Natalie Haynes.
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After the Nazis: The Story of Culture in West Germany

Kater’s book will appeal to social-history readers and to those interested in how societies grapple with historical atrocities.
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Agincourt: Battle of the Scarred King

This highly recommended popular history will appeal to readers of medieval history, studies of warfare, and Dan Jones’s books.
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Fixing France: How To Repair a Broken Republic

Will appeal to readers of social justice movements and progressive causes in Europe and elsewhere, but it’s not an evenhanded historical or political analysis.
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The Emperor and the Elephant: Christians and Muslims in the Age of Charlemagne

Appealing and useful primarily to medievalists and scholars of diplomacy, but may prove challenging to generalists; a selective acquisition.
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Powers and Thrones: A New History of the Middle Ages

While this work does not break new ground, it will satisfy readers of popular history, particularly of the epic variety.

The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome: The History of a Dangerous Idea

While not as strong as Watts’s last work, Mortal Republic, this is still a compelling read. It will find an audience among classicists as well as readers interested in contemporary discourses concerning American decline and possible renewal that draw from the narrative of Rome.

The Sacred Band: Three Hundred Theban Lovers Fighting To Save Greek Freedom

Interest in Thebes among general readers of popular classics is rising; as such, this book is highly recommended and will appeal to fans of Thebes, by Paul Cartledge, as well as readers of LGBTQ+ history.

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The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World—and Globalization Began

Readers of medieval history and anyone interested in the achievements of non-Europeans will enjoy this work. However, readers wanting to get a better understanding of globalism may be disappointed.
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