Kenneth C. Davis is the bestselling author of Don’t Know Much About® History and other books in the Don’t Know Much About® series. For more than 3o years, Kenneth C. Davis has proven that Americans don’t hate history — just the dull version they slept through in class. Davis’s approach is to refresh us on the subjects we should have learned in school. He does it by busting myths, setting the record straight, and making history human.
STRONGMAN: The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy
“A fascinating, highly readable portrayal of infamous men that provides urgent lessons for democracy now.” —Publishers Weekly Starred review
May 16, 1966 In Beijing, Chairman Mao issues a call that results in the repressive and violent “Cultural Revolution.”
Memorial Day, the most solemn occasion on the national calendar, is about the Civil War, which was fought because of slavery.