Cat: History and Archaeology
HED: Brainpicking’s Top 11 History Books of the Year
Dek: The editor behind the site that curates the best content on the web lists out the most interesting history books of 2011
Tweetdek: From @brainpicker, the best history books of the year.
By Maria Popova
After the year’s best children’s books, art and design books, photography books, and science books, the 2011 best-of series continues with a look at the most fascinating history books featured on Brain Pickings this years, tomes that unearth unknown treasures from the annals of yesteryear or offer an unusual lens on a familiar piece of our cultural past.