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World History through Historical Fiction (and some Non-Fiction)

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The list author says: "34 books which, in order, cover world history (with an emphasis on non-Western cultures). I tried to use historical fiction novels as much as possible, but sometimes had to resort to non-fiction."
The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One
The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One
"Neolithic society."
The Three Brothers of Ur
The Three Brothers of Ur
"Ancient Mesopotamia."
The Egyptian: A Novel (Rediscovered Classics)
The Egyptian: A Novel (Rediscovered Classics)
"Ancient Egypt."
Creation: A Novel
Creation: A Novel
"Ancient Greece, Persia, & China."
Siddhartha
Siddhartha
"Ancient India."
I, Claudius From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Born 10 B.C. Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 (Vintage International)
I, Claudius From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius Born 10 B.C. Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 (Vintage International)
"6th century BC - 5th century BC:  Roman Republic & Empire.  This is not the most comprehensive historical novel about the Roman Empire, but I think it's the best written."
The Early Chinese Empires: Qin and Han (History of Imperial China)
The Early Chinese Empires: Qin and Han (History of Imperial China)
"3rd century BC - 3rd century AD:  Han China.  Non-fiction.  (I didn't find any good historical fiction set in Han China.)"
India Treasures : An Epic Novel of Rajasthan and Northern India through the Ages
India Treasures : An Epic Novel of Rajasthan and Northern India through the Ages
"4th century BC - 6th century AD:  Maurya & Gupta India."
The Book of Saladin: A Novel
The Book of Saladin: A Novel
"7th-8th centuries:  Umayyad and Abbasid Empires."
The Court of the Lion: A Novel of the T'Ang Dynasty
The Court of the Lion: A Novel of the T'Ang Dynasty
"7th-12th centuries:  Tang China & Song China."
Genghis: Birth of an Empire: A Novel (The Khan Dynasty)
Genghis: Birth of an Empire: A Novel (The Khan Dynasty)
"13th century:  The Mongol Empire."
Mansa Musa: The Lion of Mali
Mansa Musa: The Lion of Mali
"9th-16th centuries:  Ghana and Mali Empires.  It's a children's book and takes some liberty with the facts, but I thought it would be a more engaging read than "The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay: Life in Medieval Africa.""
Aztec
Aztec
"1427-1519:  Aztec Empire."
The Examination (Sunburst Book)
The Examination (Sunburst Book)
"14th-18th century: Ming and Qing China."
Leo Africanus
Leo Africanus
"14th-20th centuries: Ottoman Empire."
Aztec Autumn
Aztec Autumn
"15th-18th century: European colonization of the Americas."
Roots: The Saga of an American Family
Roots: The Saga of an American Family
"15th-19th centuries: Songhai & Sokoto Empires.  While it does not depict either the Songhai or Sokoto Empires, the first third of Roots gives a captivating account of growing up in 18th century Africa."
India Fortunes
India Fortunes
"16th-19th centuries: Mughal India."
The Last Empress: A Novel
The Last Empress: A Novel
"19th century:  Decline of Qing China."
The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857
The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857
"19th century:  British colonization of India.  Non-fiction."
The Janissary Tree: A Novel (Investigator Yashim)
The Janissary Tree: A Novel (Investigator Yashim)
"19th century:  Decline of the Ottoman Empire."
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
"19th century:  Colonization of Africa.  King Leopold's Ghost is non-fiction, but is the one of the most captivating non-fiction books I've ever read."
Things Fall Apart
Things Fall Apart
"19th century:  Igbo Nigeria."
Juan de la Rosa: Memoirs of the Last Soldier of the Independence Movement (Library of Latin America)
Juan de la Rosa: Memoirs of the Last Soldier of the Independence Movement (Library of Latin America)
"19th century:  Independence movements in the Americas."
Palace Walk: The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 1
Palace Walk: The Cairo Trilogy, Volume 1
"Early 20th century:  New Arab nation-states."
The Good Earth (Enriched Classics)
The Good Earth (Enriched Classics)
"Early 20th century: Republic of China."
A Passage to India (RosettaBooks Into Film)
A Passage to India (RosettaBooks Into Film)
"Mid 20th century:  Indian independence and partition."
A Bend in the River
A Bend in the River
"Mid 20th century:  African independence movements."
In the Time of the Butterflies
In the Time of the Butterflies
"Mid 20th century:  Military dictatorships in Latin America."
Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China
Factory Girls: From Village to City in a Changing China
"Late 20th century:  Communist China.  Non-fiction.  Couldn't find a good novel for this time period."
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
"Iranian Revolution."
The Yacoubian Building: A Novel
The Yacoubian Building: A Novel
"Late 20th century:  Arab Nationalism & Religious Fundamentalism."
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda (Bestselling Backlist)
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda (Bestselling Backlist)
"Late 20th century:  African civil conflicts.  Non-fiction."
City of God: A Novel
City of God: A Novel
"Late 20th century:  Democratization & Wealth Disparity in Latin America."
The White Tiger: A Novel
The White Tiger: A Novel
"Late 20th century India"