Daily Archives: December 18, 2015

In Glicken’s Forge

On June 3, 1991, a man in his early 30’s named Harry Glicken died on the slopes of Mount Unzen in Japan. To date, he is one of only two American volcanologists who have died in volcanic eruptions, and appropriately … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hearts Touched By Fire

Book Review: Hearts Touched by Fire: The Best Of Battles And Leaders Of The Civil War, edited and with an introduction by Harold Holzer This one-volume collection of primary documentation of the Civil War written by officers of both blue … Continue reading

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