Primary Sources – Historical


The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography

World History: Patterns of Interaction by Beck, et al.

History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science by John William Draper

Selected Essays of T.S. Eliot

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume I by Edward Gibbon

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume II by Edward Gibbon

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume III by Edward Gibbon

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume IV by Edward Gibbon

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume V by Edward Gibbon

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume VI by Edward Gibbon

A Little History of the World by E.H. Gombrich

A History of the World: From the 20th to the 21st Century by J.A.S. Grenville

The Histories of Herodotus

A History of Christianity by Paul Johnson

I Have a Dream by Martin Luther King Jr.

Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius

The History of Rome by Titus Livius

The Life and Times of Martin Luther by W. Carlos Martyn

A Comprehensive Outline of World History by J.E. Maxfield

Atlas of World History ed. P.K. O’Brien

Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty

The History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell

The Decline of the West by Oswald Spengler

The Annals of Tacitus

Religion and the Rise of Capitalism by R.H. Tawney

The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides

The Annals of the World by James Ussher

A Short History of the World by H.G. Wells

A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom: Vol I by Andrew Dickson White

A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom: Vol II by Andrew Dickson White

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Note: Project Gutenberg and the Internet Archive are excellent sources of historical writings and much more.


IMPORTANT HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS

Magna Carta Libertatum (Great Charter of Liberties)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Code of Hammurabi

List of National Constitutions