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Extensive selection of new and used Historical Biographies. Buy your favorite Historical Biographies at much lower prices than other booksellers.

Find the Best Historical Biographies When You Shop at ThriftBooks

The people who shape our world become the subject matter for some of the best historical biographies ever written.

The best historical biography books bring their subjects to life for readers. The best authors of historical biographies collect and consider evidence ranging from pictorial material to information retained in the memories of those who knew the subject.

Thankfully, ThriftBooks has an enormous collection of biography, history, nonfiction books, and more that bring all of your favorite historical figures to life. This narrative genre covers people's lives from historical or personal perspectives.

The Best Historical Biography Books Online

Historical biographies play such an important role in historical documentation that they occasionally serve more as historical material than simply a literary work.

History books sometimes generalize about specific periods, while biographies focus on individuals. The best historical biographies deal with the particulars of a person's life in the context of the time they lived.

Some of these include biographies like the following:

These historical biographies and many others are important historical accounts for students of history and biography fans alike.

Best-Selling Historical Biographies

ThriftBooks offers one of the largest collections of new and used books for sale worldwide. One of the bestselling historical biographies you'll find at an impressively low price is Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux by John G. Neihardt and Black Elk.

In addition, you'll find popular titles like John Adams by David McCullough, Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin, and Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck available for sale for far less than other online bookstores offer.

ThriftBooks Deals on Biography and History Books

One of the many reasons why so many people look to ThriftBooks when they want a new book is that we always offer special deals on thousands of titles every day. If you're looking for a great deal on historical biography books, look no further.

Some of the titles we have at special deal prices include Diana: In Pursuit of Love by Andrew Morton, The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger, Behind Rebel Lines by Seymour Reit, and Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl.

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