Daily Archives: January 14, 2020

Vou Tentar

The motto of Norwich University, where I received an MA in Military History almost a decade ago, is “I will try.”  The quote springs from the experience of Norwich founder Alden Partridge in the War of 1812, and Norwich University … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lonely Planet: Cuba

Lonely Planet:  Cuba One of the smarter habits I acquired when I started to plan my own international trips was to read the Lonely Planet guides.  To be sure, the guide are not perfect, but they do present a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: DK Eyewitness: Cuba

DK Eyewitness:  Cuba, by DK Travel In reading this book I was struck by the way that the authors spent about half of the book talking about what could be seen in and around Havana.  To be sure, Havana is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cuba (Opposing Viewpoints)

Cuba (Opposing Viewpoints), edited by Noah Berlatsky In reading a book like this it is fascinating to see some of the aspects of a subject like this that draw substantial disagreement and also what matters that may appear to be … Continue reading

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