AP World book list

This is a list of books in the IMC for AP World projects.

The Great Transformation:  The Beginning of our Religious Traditions by Karen Armstrong

No God but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam by Reza Aslan

The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History by John M. Barry

How Does it Feel to be a Problem?  Being Young and Arab in America by Moustafa Bayoumi

Men of Salt: Crossing the Sahara on the Caravan of White Gold by Michael Benanav

Mirage:  Napoleon's Scientists and the Unveiling of Egypt by Nina Burleigh

Daily Life During the Black Death by Joseph P Byrne

Sailing the WIne-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter &

The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels

by Thomas Cahill

Blood Diamonds by Greg Campbell

In the Wake of the Plague:  The Black Death and the World it Made by Norman F Cantor

Palenstine: Peace not Apartheid by Jimmy Carter

The Punishment of Virtue:  Inside Afghanistan after the Taliban by Sarah Chayes

The Imperial Capitals of China: A Dynastic History of the Celestial Empire by Arthur Cotterell

Iran: A People Interrupted by Hamid Dabashi

The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi 1857 by William Dalrymple

Sputnik:  The Schock of the Century by Paul Dickson

Hot, Flat, and Crowed &

The World is Flat &

The Lexus and the Olive Tree:  Understanding Globalization

by Thomas Friedman

Europe's Last Summer: Who Started the Great War in 1914? by David Fromkin

Journey of the Jihadist:  Inside Islamic Militancy by Fawaz A. Gerges

The Rise and Fall of Senator Joe McCarthy by James Cross Giblin

India After Ghandi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy by Ramachandra Guha

The Establishment of the Han Empire and Imperial China by Grant Hardy and Anne Behnke Kinney

After the Prophet: The Epic Story of the Shia-Sunni Split in Islam by Lesley Hazelton

King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild

The Al Qaeda Reader translated and edited by Raymond Ibrahim

Crusades by Terry Jones and Alan Ereira

The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in the Middle Ages: The British Isles from 500 to 1500 by Sherrily Kenyon

The Miseducation of the West:  How Schools and the Media Distort Our Understanding of the Islamic World.  edited by Joe L. Kincheloe and Shirley R Steinberg

The Handbook of East Asia by Michael G. Kort

Inside the Kingdom: Kings, Clerics, Modernists, Terrorists, and the Struggle for Saudi Arabia by Robert Lacey

Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence

China: Land of Dragons and Emperors by Adeline Yen Mah

1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann

Three Cups of Tea:  One Man's Mission to Promote Peace.. One School at a Time

Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, not Bombs in Afghanistan and Pakistan

by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

China's Megatrends: The 8 Pillars of a New Society by John & Doris Naisbitt

Viruses, Plagues, & HIstory by Michael B. A. Oldstone

Taj Mahal: Passion and Genius at the Heart of the Moghul Empire by Diana and Michael Preston

The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades edited by Jonathan Riley-Smith

Orientalism by Edward W. Said

The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

The Race:  The Complete Story of How America Beat Russia to the Moon by James Schefter

Beruit Blues by Hanan al-Shaykh

Pickled, Potted, and Canned: How the Art and Science of Food Preserving Changed the World by Sue Shephard

The Long March: The True HIstory of Communist China's Founding Myth by Sun Shuyun

The Guns of August:  by Barbara W. Tuchman

Out of Exile: Narratives from the Abducted and Displaced People of Sudan compiled and edited by Craig Walzer

Cold War: The American Crusade against World Communism 1945-1991 by James A. Warren

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford

The Silk Road:  Two Thousand Years in the Heart of Asia by Frances Wood

The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria

A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn