Daily Archives: July 3, 2018

Exploring Victoria: Day Two

We had a somewhat more ambitious schedule than we did yesterday, and it certainly demonstrated itself in a somewhat late start, given that two of our party (not including myself) ended up chatting until after 1AM the previous night.  That … Continue reading

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Book Review: Empires Of The Atlantic World

Empires Of The Atlantic World:  Britain And Spain In America, 1492-1830, by J.H. Elliott This is the sort of sprawling, deeply insightful book that well deserves the adjective of magisterial.  Although the author himself freely admits that his comparative history … Continue reading

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Book Review: Atlantic History: Concept And Contours

Atlantic History:  Concept And Contours, by Bernard Bailyn In reading a book like this, I am struck by the way in which Bernard Bailyn is not only an immensely skilled historian of Atlantic History [1], but he is also a … Continue reading

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