How the Scots Created the Modern World, as well as The Concept of Decline in Western History and Joseph McCarthy, are all written by Arthur Herman. He taught history at Georgetown University, Catholic University, George Mason University, and the University of the South, among other institutions.
- The Viking Heart: How Scandinavians Conquered the World
- How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World and Everything in It
- The Cave and the Light: Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
- Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II
- To Rule the Waves