Daily Archives: September 9, 2015

Book Review: Independence: The Tangled Roots Of The American Revolution

Independence: The Tangled Roots Of The American Revolution, by Thomas Slaughter This book, if not exhaustive in its approach, manages to accomplish in a little over 400 pages an immensely worthwhile task: demonstrating the two-sided nature of the divide between … Continue reading

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We’ll Be Two Souls In A Ghost Town

When I began college as a civil engineering student, one of the aspects of civil engineering history that I read about concerned the Owens River Valley War, a fierce conflict between the city of Los Angeles, which demanded more water … Continue reading

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