Daily Archives: January 10, 2020

Cardapio O Menù

A great deal of surprising history can reside in the space between different words for the same thing.  Part of the reason why English is such a challenging language for many contemporary people to learn is that it is at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tories

Tories:  Fighting For The King In America’s First Civil War, by Thomas B. Allen As someone who has ancestors among both Patriots and Tories in the American Revolution, I have long been fascinated by the divide between how Tories are … Continue reading

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Book Review: American Revolutions

American Revolutions:  A Continental History, 1750-1804, by Alan Taylor When I saw this book’s title and dates, I made a guess to myself about which wars that the author would talk about.  I figured that it was a given that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The American Revolution: A Concise History

The American Revolution:  A Concise History, by Robert J. Allison In reading a book like this, I have to take into account that the fact that this book is concise means that it is not likely to say very much … Continue reading

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