History Recommendations

Barry, John M. 1998. Rising tide: the great Mississippi flood on 1927 and how it changed America. Simon & Schuster, NY. 524 pp.

Barry, John M. 2005. The Great Influenza: the epic story of the deadliest plague in history. Penguin Books, NY. 546 pp.

Brown, Lester R.  2013.  Breaking new ground: A personal history.  Earth Policy Institute,  W. W. Norton & Co., New York.  224 pp.

Egan, Timothy. 2006. The worst hard time. Mariner Books, Boston. 340 pp.

Kolbert, Elizabeth.  2014.  The sixth extinction: An unnatural history.  Henry Holt and Co., 336 pp.

Leonard, Irving A. 1983. When bikehood was in floer: sketches of early cycling. Seven Palms Press, Tucson, AZ. 151 pp.

Rasenberger, Jim. 2007. American 1908: the dawn of flight, the race to the pole, the invention of the Model T and the making of a modern nation. Scribner, NY. 307 pp.

Redman, Charles, L. 1999. Human impact on ancient environments. University of Arizona press. Tucson, AZ. 239 pp.

Smith, Larry L. and Robin W. doughty. 1984. The amazing armadillo: geography of a folk critter. University of Texas Press, Austin. 134 pp.

Stallings, Frank L., Jr. 2001. Black Sunday: the great dust storm of April 14, 1935. Eakin Press, Austin, TX. 152 pp.

Stevens, Thomas. 2001. Around the world on a bicycle – first published in 1887. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA. 477 pp.