• History

History

Secrets of the Civil War

"Secrets of the Civil War" brings you the inside story of the bitter struggle to save the Union. Inside, historians reveal the real Lincoln behind the myths. Features a Tourist’s Guide to 12 must-see Civil War sites.

Learn More

Secrets of the Lost Symbol

This unauthorized guide to the novel, by the editors of the best-selling Secrets of the Da Vinci Code, unravels all the history and mysteries of the novel from the codes, secrets and unseen truths to the mystical rituals and hidden past of the Masons.

Learn More

Spy Stories

Explore how Washington outspied the British. Learn how Southern belles seduced guarded secrets out of Union generals. Find out how the Enigma cipher machine almost won World War II for Germany.

Learn More

Secrets of the Master Builders

Remarkable tales of genius, ego, ingenuity and politics—read how master builders through the centuries have successfully taken their incredible ideas from plans to reality.

Learn More

The Year 1000

This comprehensive look at Year 1000 displays the great bravery, unrelenting ambition, and astounding legends of the age. Complemented by fabulous stories, photos, and maps that reveal the chronicles of Vikings, Mayans, Muslims, Jews and Native Americans.

Learn More

Secrets of the Presidents

Here's a gripping look at the power, politics, and passion that have swirled around our 44 presidents, including excerpts from two Pulitzer Prize-winning books.

Learn More

The Ancient World

The ancient Greeks created a legacy unmatched in history—democracy, architecture, theater, poetry, warfare, the Olympics and so much more. And now U.S. News uncovers the secrets behind the genius of the ancient Greeks and Romans in The Ancient World.

Learn More

Mysteries of History

"Mysteries of History" gives you a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at some of the most intriguing and still hotly debated questions about our recent and ancient past.

Learn More

Secret Societies

From the Masons to the Mystics to the Mafia a look inside history's fascinating closed worlds.

Learn More

The American Revolution

U.S. News & World Report takes a fresh look at the conflict that gave birth to a nation including how a small band of rabble-rousers orchestrated the Boston Tea Party, and how the defeat of the British at the Battle of Saratoga turned the war in the rebels’ favor

Learn More

America's First Ladies

In this special collector’s edition, U.S. News & World Report takes a memorable walk through history to share fascinating stories of the women who have influenced America’s presidents and their times.

Learn More

Secrets of America's Best Generals

"Secrets of America's Best Generals" gives you fascinating and revealing portraits of our nation's greatest generals in the heat of battle, from George Washington to Ulysses S. Grant and on to Eisenhower, Patton and MacArthur in World War II.

Learn More