Daily Archives: September 6, 2018

A Thin Blue Line: Part One

As I commented on before [1], a friend of mine and his wife recently visited Portland, and I had a discussion with them about various matters.  Much to my surprise, he mentioned that he had recently graduated from the very … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fatal Journey

Fatal Journey:  The Final Expedition Of Henry Hudson, by Peter C. Mancall For some reason, which I am not consciously aware of, I have a taste for reading books about historical mutinies for some reason or another from time to … Continue reading

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Book Review: American Encounters

American Encounters:  Natives And Newcomers From European Contact To Indian Removal, 1500-1850, edited by Peter C. Mancall and James H. Merrell If you want to read a textbook (almost literally) example of the sort of corrupt and shoddy scholarship that … Continue reading

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