Books teach us about people and places. And they introduce us to the History of a particular location. Also, these books help us learn more about our travel destination and enriches our perspective as well. And thus you learn to respect each culture. Now, if you are a history fan, then check out these five books. Broaden your mind by turning the pages of these beautiful books. From maps to historical places, you will get interesting insights about things you haven’t known before. A book of historic places is a perfect item on your coffee table.
Author Thomson Mayes wrote a table book for easy reading. And he is the Vice President and Senior Counsel for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. For those who love architecture and American historical places, this book is a recommendation. Not only that this induces nostalgia, but also his prose flows beautifully. Lovers of essays by Henry David Thoreau will find great value in this tome.
Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island are the northeastern states. It is otherwise known as New England. This region has a strong colonial past, and this is reflected in the architecture. Learn more about Colonial churches, Modernist houses and many more. And if you are curious about how History shaped the ‘look’ and ‘feel’ of Connecticut, then this book quells your interest. This book also reflects 30 years of fieldwork and research, so it is worth your perusal.
Study the events that were pivotal in creating the tapestry of world history with this illustrated book. It provides valuable information about migration and also projections to the future. Wars, empires, and revolutions shaped out world history. The detailed maps will help you trace the sweeping saga of human innovation. Thus, this is also a book of books as the content will motivate you to hunt for more information from other sources. You don’t have to be some fanatic of History to like this book. Thus, this will also be a valuable gift to people who are getting into historical events.
Although this book of essays is a recommendation for preservationists, this will also delight readers through insightful ideas. And also try to help us predict the kind of world we will have in the future as well. It also explains why we need to preserve landmarks and historical sites.
This book is an artistic colouring book for adults. Not only you get to see some pictures of historical places in Europe. But also, you tend to wake your creative and imaginative side. It also promises no messy colouring because it is a one image page book. So you can pass the time and colour away without the ink bleeding into the next page. If you want something meditative and relaxing, then this book is a perfect buy. It is also another creative way of passing the time while riding on a train!
You can visit historical sites vicariously. And although you can’t be in those places, you can still learn a great deal through the illustrated pages. These books were written after conducted intensive research. So you can expect well-edited texts and colourful pictures. Do you have a place in your mind you want to know about? Then grab one of these books. Knowledge improves lives, and it is power.