Daily Archives: April 9, 2016

Who Tampered With My Report?

Somewhere between ten and twenty years ago, when my mother was working as a reenrollment counselor for Regis University for their online graduate school program, one of those inane books came out that is so often praised by vapid business … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Country Of Vast Designs

A Country Of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, The Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent, by Robert W. Merry In many ways, the title of this book is a bit of a misnomer. One might think from … Continue reading

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Book Review: Training Ground

Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, And Davis In The Mexican War, 1846-1848, by Martin Dugard Although this book is not properly a history of the Mexican-American War, it manages to build a compelling narrative by looking deeply at the documentary … Continue reading

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