Martin's History – a blog for people who love history
This is a video review (plus article) of the book Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared M. Diamond (in 3 Minutes or less).
Amazon.com has just released “The Man in the High Castle”. This is a good starting point to look at a fascinating topic: alternate history.
In this Extra History series we learn about John Snow, his quest to find the cause of a cholera outbreak and the beginning of the Sanitary Movement.
Making anything that involves archives interesting and entertaining is no mean feat, but Brady Haran pulls this off with Objectivity, our pick of the week.
Unknown Seas: The Portuguese Captains and the Passage to India by Ronald Watkins chronicles the Portuguese exploration of Africa and the search for a sea rout to India in the 15th century.