Category Archives: American History

Book Review: Saving A Sick America

Saving A Sick America:  A Prescription For Moral And Cultural Transformation, by Michael Brown [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] There are times when authors go for the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Land Of Lincoln

Land Of Lincoln:  Adventures In Abe’s America, by Andrew Ferguson As someone who reads a great deal of books about Abraham Lincoln, it is pretty clear that I would likely fall into the category of being a buff, as this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lincoln Raw

Lincoln Raw:  A Biographical Novel, by D.L. Fowler [Note:  This book was provided without charge by Author’s Den.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who reads a lot about Abraham Lincoln [1], I viewed this book with … Continue reading

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Book Review: Puritan Family Life

Puritan Family Life:  The Diary Of Samuel Sewall, by Judith S. Graham In the popular culture, and even among a great many academics, the Puritans suffer from being considered cosmic killjoys who had no sense of fun and who were … Continue reading

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Book Review: Amphibious Operations In The South Pacific In WWII: Volume II

Amphibious Operations In The South Pacific In WWII:  Volume II:  The Solomon Campaigns 1942-1943:  From Guadalcanal To Bougainville Pacific War Turning Point, by William L. McGee [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and … Continue reading

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What’s Good For The Goose Is Good For The Gander

Rumors can be a dangerous thing in an atmosphere or paranoia and mistrust.  During the 1780’s, for example, gossip about the royal family of France helped lead to a calamitous decline in the trust that the French political population had … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: U.S. Military Operations: Law, Policy, And Practice

U.S. Military Operations:  Law, Policy, And Practice, edited by Geoffrey S. Corn, Rachel E. VanLandingham, and Shane R. Reeves When I requested this particular book as a possibility, I wondered if anyone else would choose it.  When reading books like … Continue reading

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Book Review: Everywhere You Go There’s A Zacchaeus Up The Tree

Everywhere You Go There’s A Zacchaeus Up The Tree:  Small Town Faith And Words Of Wisdom, by Roger Campbell, edited by Timothy Campbell [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Kregel Book Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are … Continue reading

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Video Review: Great Courses: A History Of England From The Tudors To The Stuarts: Part 4

Great Courses:  A History Of England From The Tudors To The Stuarts: Part 4, by Professor Robert Bucholz This lengthy course, which began with a discussion of the medieval context for the beginning of the Tudor dynasty, ends in a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lost Continent

The Lost Continent:  Travels In Small-Town America, by Bill Bryson I wanted to like this book more than I did.  To be sure, there is plenty to like about this book if you appreciate the author venting his spleen about … Continue reading

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