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British Historical Fiction

Ancient and Legendary BritainStonehenge, Bernard CornwellThe Winter King: A Story of Arthur, Bernard CornwellEnemy of God: A Story of Arthur, Bernard CornwellExcalibur: A Story of Arthur, Bernard Cornwell Roman BritainUnder the Eagle, Simon ScarrowThe Eagle’s Conquest, Simon ScarrowWhen the Eagle … Continue reading

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Mideast Index

(The Pyramids, Shah Mosque, Nile River, Ishtar Gate, and Jerusalem) Cradle of Civilization: Ancient Mesopotamia The Near East,  Isaac Asimov The Egyptians,  Barbara Watterson Age of Empires The Lost History of Christianity, Phillip Jenkins The Persians: Ancient, Medieaval, and Modern … Continue reading

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So You Want to Read about the Revolution

Although I’m reading American literature for Independence Day instead of history, why not share some favorites from previous years’ Independence Day salutes? Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin from HBO’s John Adams. Founding BiographiesJohn Adams, David McCulloughFirst Family: John … Continue reading

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Science: the Index

This list includes most of the science books I’ve read since 2007, omitting  titles that received only scant mention. Brane and Brane! What is Brane?!- Cosmology and Astrophysics* The Grand Design, Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow Black Holes and Baby … Continue reading

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American History: the Index

Across the Bering:  Native America Twilight of the Mammoths,  Paul Martin The Earth Shall Weep: A History of Native America, James Wilson Kingdoms of Gold, Kingdoms of Jade: Peopling the Americas, Brian Fagan 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before … Continue reading

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World War 2 Index

This index includes only books read during the tenure of the blog, omitting those consulted but not read completely, like Walter Boyne’s Influence of Air Power Upon History,  as well those given only marginal comments, like Primo Levi’s Surviving Auschwitz. … Continue reading

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The City: the Index

Citizen Politics Edens Lost and Found,  Harry Wiland, Dale Bell,  Joseph D’Agnes’ City as Community The Small-Mart Revolution,  Michael Schuman The Great Good Place: Cafés, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and the Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community, Ray … Continue reading

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