How many of you are history buffs? Do you love to learn about the past and all the interesting things that have happened throughout our country’s existence? Well, if so, then I’ve got a blog post just for you. If not, then this may be a boring read for you.
But don’t worry! This post is filled with gift ideas for your favorite history buffs in your life! These gifts will make them feel like they’re walking through their own personal museum at home and help satisfy their curiosity about what came before us.
18 Best Gifts For History Buffs
History of the World Map by Map
Colorful and illuminating, History of the World Map by Map is a stunning overview of all human history. From Africa to the Persian Gulf, this book offers an insightful perspective on 140 custom maps that revisit some of humanity’s significant events over millennia. Explore how we rapidly became globalized by exploring timelines from around the world in chronological order. Discover how countries developed and borders shifted demonstrating advances made throughout our population’s history. View pivotal markers such as Genghis Khan’s conquests, Industrialization of America and Europe, The Atomic Bombings Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki – while many other ancient world moments are depicted with a complexity not often seen in standard textbooks! This beautifully illustrated collection will leave readers utterly captivated with more than 440 pages.
American History: A Visual Encyclopedia
American History: A Visual Encyclopedia is a vivid, informative book that fully immerses users in the fascinating and ever-changing story of America. Within its 372 pages you will find stories from many different perspectives – at once raw and deeply personal, pivotal and utterly vital to understanding our country’s history. It is the perfect way to encourage your kids to learn about American history in a less dry, and more engaging way. Discover how America was born with informative text and pictures that will captivate you and your kids alike. With information ranging from Native American culture to today’s events.
Bad Days in History: A Gleefully Grim Chronicle of Misfortune, Mayhem, and Misery for Every Day of the Year
Now you can find out what happens when things go bad. Michael Farquhar is an author, journalist, and winner of the National Book Award who has a deep interest in history. This book isn’t about atrocities or disasters because even those have their reasons behind them. It covers only failures; not all are bad though! The events happen every day and will make you think twice before you ask for something to go wrong.
Presidential IQ Trivia Card Game
Presidential IQ is a game that can be played by anyone- young and old alike. The free-style questions cover a wide range of important facts, interesting tidbits, and obscure trivia about America’s history. Whether you’re an 8-year-old or an 80-year-old this game will satisfy your need to know (and show off) some great historical knowledge! We love how the cards encourage friendly competition as each person vies for the title of trivia king or queen!
As we play, it becomes apparent that although each president has faced different challenges while in office, they all have one thing in common: their tremendous intelligence. Not just any kind of intelligence though- Presidential Intelligence Quotients!
The Greatest Stories Never Told: 100 Tales from History to Astonish, Bewilder, and Stupefy
The Greatest Stories Never Told is a collection of 100 tales from history that will astonish, bewilder, and stupefy. This historical delight offers stories with unbelievable courage, cowardice, sex intrigue, triumphs, hope, folly-and humor! It’s also an eye feast for the very visual reader-hundreds of drawings and photographs bring each story to life. With every page, readers find new surprises. The greatest stories never told are those which changed the course of history and affected what you had for breakfast this morning!
History: From the Dawn of Civilization to the Present Day
The world is an amazing place. We’ve made a lot of strides since the dawn of civilization, and this book is your guide through it all. Explore over 600 pages that provide engaging information about major global events like battles, changing rulers, entire empires, and more. This book will make you not only feel smarter than ever before but also inspire you to take a closer look at the world around you with new eyes. So come along and see what’s in store for humanity in History: From the Dawn of Civilization to the Present Day!
Firearms: An Illustrated History Is A Great Gift For History Buffs
The birth of firearms is something that has fascinated humans since the Chinese discovered that if they put gunpowder and a projectile into a metal tube and ignited it, they could fire the projectile with enormous force. The Illustrated History showcases over 300 firearms with close-up photographs and details of their origins. Tracing the history of these devices explores how as technology has progressed our idea about what constitutes a “weapon” has changed from bows to guns. Whether an avid gun enthusiast or someone who’s been alarmed by recent events, you’ll find this book engrossing – even illuminating – as we learn more about those stunning creations we call guns.
Civil War Battlefields: Walking the Trails of History
Get your blood boiling and check out this amazing deal! Take a walk on the wild side of American history with Civil War Battles: Walking Trails. This imaginative being is your free ticket to explore more than thirty battlefields from start to finish all across Dixie, where you’ll get up close and personal with the infamous First Battle of Bull Run or march for hours through Virginia on worn paths broken by Union combat boots. Who knew that an old war story could have such refreshing new perspectives? The insightful commentary accompanying each trail will make sure you always know what’s going down.
Presidential Slogan Coffee Mug Are Lovely Gifts For History Buffs
Whet your appetite for a political movement with this 12 oz. mug displaying 29 classic campaign slogans on one mug. It’s the coffee cup that wrote out America’s story, telling the epic tales of Adelai and Zachary among many others! Granted, some might find it to be an enigma from afar (this is why we released our batched instructions before going public) but careful inspection will show you the prophecy can come true if you give yourself over to it!
When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: History’s Unknown Chapters
Hitler’s cocaine use and Lenin’s sudden death
This is the first installment in Giles Milton’s outrageously interesting series, including everything from adventure to murder, war to slavery, espionage to balloon bombs. This book covers what you never knew happened in history with stories of Hitler – taking his final dose of cocaine moments before killing himself just hours after marrying Eva Braun; Joseph Stalin working tirelessly as an NKVD agent tasked with assassinating Leon Trotsky, and Japanese-American scientists going undercover at Imperial University Tokyo during WWII. Don’t miss this page-turning read! It is good gifts for history buffs.
Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare
From the battle-axe employed by ancient warriors to unmanned drones used by today’s armed forces, Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare tells you all about weapons, vehicles, hardware, and equipment that helped shape our battlefields throughout history! From siege towers and catapults employed by the medieval armies to stealth bombers utilized in modern warfare! this is your ultimate guide to combat technology. This beautiful hardcover book covers the war from its earliest days through modern conflict with interactive graphics and timelines as well as stunning “virtual tours” where you can get up close with important battles like Agincourt or Antietam.
Battles that Changed History
The book in your hands not only explores the major battles of history, it creates them. Each moment is captured in detail with animation and archival footage to draw you into the heart of each war – a devastating Russian attack on Berlin, mortars exploding on Omaha beach as World War II was won, or Franklin D Roosevelt grappling with Pearl Harbor decades before sacrificing his own people for their lives. Make no mistake: this is one battlefield where critical decisions have been made by foot-soldiers and generals alike – leaders who could be just like you.
F*cking History: 111 Lessons You Should Have Learned in School
What should be the one thing you know before going on a first date? How to escape from Nazi Germany. What was the oldest profession in the world? Not prostitution, but cheating! Are you ready to become a dating expert by reading 240 pages of crazy awesome stories and quotes about romance? If not, don’t worry. Here are 101 lessons on how to hack your way through any relationship’s close call with disaster PLUS we’ll teach you what happened when Earl Grey tea met milk and sugar for the very first time! Make no mistake, these 111 lessons may make history come alive in ways that it didn’t before… And really f*cking happens when that sacred line between friends and lovers gets crossed…
The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II
When World War II first began, the Germans were bombing Romanian oil fields at a disconcerting rate – and they never slowed. In 1944 alone, over 600 Allied airmen were shot down and captured in Romania by Germany’s Third Reich. Luckily for these men who found themselves imprisoned in German POW camps, Operation Halyard was born to rescue them from behind enemy lines. The Serbian locals would risk their own lives as they helped American soldiers make their way back home to safety following flights out of enemy territory fueled by the love of country or just survival instincts developed during Nazi occupation on this side of Europe.
Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir By One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII
The Code Talker is a remarkable story of the American experience that honors our heroes. Meticulously researched, coded and unbroken, this memoir holds incredible value in its revelations about one man’s experiences of war and life. Brace yourself for an intimate look into the heart of what it means to be human at wartime while also giving readers the history lesson they never had. But how did the military accidentally stumble upon a way to ease communication? What was it like battling in WWII against the Japanese for months on end without a single letter getting through? What happened when being caught speaking Navajo by an outsider could mean death? The answers are inside this book.
Interesting Stories For Curious People: A Collection of Fascinating Stories About History, Science, Pop Culture and Just About Anything Else You Can Think of
We’ve always been eager to learn. We want to know the world and hear interesting stories that tell us a little bit more about what we don’t know. This book is a good gift for a history buff – it is full of good reads on various topics covered in compelling detail without sacrificing wit and humor, making every story an entertaining adventure for curious people like you out there! If you would like to know what the actual tree of life looks like, what a black hole really is, and how vampires are fictional then this book is for you! Alternatively, if you want to unlock the mystery behind cicada season, or why people make toast with someone else’s name, “Interesting Stories For Curious People” has got your back. It’s as entertaining as it is illuminating.
2021 History Channel This Day in History Boxed Calendar: 365 Remarkable People, Extraordinary Events, and Fascinating Facts
The 2021 History Channel This Day in History Boxed Calendar has it all! It’s where you can find out what happened on any given day since the beginning of time. With 365 remarkable people, events, and inventions to explore, this calendar is packed full of fascinating facts that are waiting to be discovered with a touch. 2021 will be here before you know it! Get ready for another exciting year of profound and memorable events with the new History Channel This Day in History boxed calendar. What are you waiting for?
The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War
An intriguing nonfiction account of an American-era spy story, The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of all Time tells the true-life story of Oleg Gordievsky, whose work for Western intelligence helped hasten the end of the Cold War. This gripping tale unveils three-way gamesmanship between America, Britain, and Russia with twists that will leave you surprised. Spies working for both sides were in constant competition to extract information from one another while trying to switch allegiances themselves in a dilemma we can’t help but envy. Culminating in the nail-biting escape from Moscow by Gordievsky himself–the dramatic highpoint to this suspenseful tale is imaginative narrative history.