"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."
-Winston Churchill


French Revolution
George Lefebvre, The Coming of the French Revolution
Roger Chartier, The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution
Albert Soboul, A Short History of the French Revolution
Alfred Cobban, The Social Interpretation of the French Revolution
Francois Furet, Interpreting the French Revolution
Keith Baker, Inventing the French Revolution
Lynn Hunt, Politics, Culture, and Class in the French Revolution
David Garrioch, The Making of Revolutionary Paris
Simon Schama, Citizens:  A Chronicle of the French Revolution
Christopher Hibbert, The Days of the French Revolution
Alexis de Tocqueville, The Old Regime and the French Revolution
Dominique Godineau, The Women of Paris and Their French Revolution
Patrice Higonnet, Goodness beyond Virtue:  Jacobins during the French Revolution
Joan Landes, Women and the Public Sphere in the Age of the French Revolution
Dale K. Van Kley, Religious Origins of the French Revolution
Ruth Scurr, Fatal Purity:  Robespierre and the French Revolution
Timothy Tackett, When the King took Flight
David P. Jordan, The King's Trial
Albert Bachman, Censorship in France, 1715-1750:  Voltaire's Opposition
Darrin McMahon, Enemies of the Enlightenment

Germany/Second World War
Helmut Smith, The Butcher's Tale
Helmut Smith, German Nationalism and Religious Conflict
Michael Burleigh; Wolfgang Wipperman, The Racial State:  Germany, 1933-1945
Jeffrey Herf, Divided Memory:  The Nazi Past in the Two Germanys
Mary Fulbrook, The People's State:  East German Society from Hitler to Hoenecker
Mary Fulbrook, The Divided Nation:  A History of Germany, 1780-1918
Konrad H. Jarausch, The Rush to German Unity
Ann Allen, Feminism and Motherhood in Germany, 1800-1914
Gary Allen, The Nazi Seizure of Power
V. R. Berghahn, Germany and the Approach of War in 1914
Robert Chickering, Imperial Germany and the Great War, 1914-1918
Richard Bessell, Germany after the First World War
David Blackbourn, The Long Nineteenth Century
Christopher Browing, Ordinary Men:  Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland
Marion A. Kaplan, Between Dignity and Despair:  Jewish Life in Nazi Germany
Ian Kershaw, The 'Hitler Myth':  Image and Reality in the Third Reich
Ian Kershaw, Hitler (2 vols.).
Daniel Goldhagen, Hitler's Willing Executioners
Fritz Stern, The Politics of Cultural Despair
Zygmunt Bauman, Modernity and the Holocaust
Andrew I. Port, Conflict and Stability in the German Democratic Republic
Saul Frielander, Nazi Germany and the Jews

Benedict Anderson, Imagined Communities
Catherine Hall, Civilising Subjects
Phillippa Levine, Prostitution, Race, and Politics
Alfred W. Crosby, Ecological Imperialism
William H. McNeill, Plagues and Peoples
Michael Adas, Machines as the Measure of Men

E. P. Thompson, The Making of the English Working Class
Anna Clark, The Struggle for the Breeches
Lenore Davidoff; Catherine Hall, Family Fortunes

Interwar Europe
Eric Hobsbawm, Nations and Nationalism Since 1780
Paul Fussell, The Great War and Modern Memory
Mary Louis Roberts, Civilisation Without Sexes
Greggory Luebbert, Liberalism, Fascism, Or Social Democracy
Mark Mazower, Dark Continent:  Europe's Twentieth Century
Victoria De Grazia, The Culture of Consent

Jerrold Seigel, Bohemian Paris
Cesar Grana, Modernity and its Discontents
Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish
Edward Said, Orientalism

Jonathan Sperber, The European Revolutions, 1848-1851
Ernst Gellner, Nations and Nationalism
Eugene Weber, Peasants into Frenchmen
James Lehning, Peasants and French
John Keegan, The First World War

Robert Darnton, The Great Cat Massacre
Alain Corbain, Village of Cannibals

Russian Revolution
Peter Holquist, Making War, Forging Revolution
Sheila Fitzpatrick, The Russian Revolution
Stephen Kotkin, Magnetic Mountain
Richard Pipes, The Russian Revolution
Robert Conquest, The Great Terror