Daily Archives: July 6, 2018

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: Point-Of-Sale Systems

One of the things I noticed consistently when I visited Victoria recently was the point-of-sale systems that every casual dining place had at waitresses.  It provided a third option to the usual two that one sees in restaurants stateside, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Voyagers To The West

Voyagers To The West:  A Passage In The Peopling Of America On The Edge Of The Revolution, by Bernard Bailyn This book won the Pulitzer Prize, and in reading this massive, epic history of a narrow time range in American … Continue reading

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Book Review: The New England Merchants In The Seventeenth Century

The New England Merchants In The Seventeenth Century, by Bernard Bailyn It likely does not need to be said at this point that I love the historiography of Bernard Bailyn and find it both fascinating in its attention to historical … Continue reading

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