Category Archives: American History

Audiobook Review: Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women

Louisa May Alcott:  The Woman Behind Little Women, by Harriet Reisen, read by the author I must admit, Louisa May Alcott was a writer I grew up reading–in my Florida library there is still a copy of her work Little … Continue reading

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An Ambivalent Culture

Being a fairly notable anglophile myself [1], I am listening to an audiobook right now that covers British culture during that awkward period from the mid-90’s to the mid-20’s when I grew up from a teenager to a young adult. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Self-Culture In Reading, Speaking, And Conversation

Self Culture In Reading, Speaking, And Conversation:  Designed For The Use Of Schools, Colleges, And Home Instruction, by William Sherwood I do not know who William Sherwood is.  His is not a name that has long endured, and this work … Continue reading

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Book Review: Out Of The Depths

Out Of The Depths:  An Unforgettable World War II Story Of Survival, Courage, And The Sinking Of The USS Indianapolis, by Edgar Harrell, USMC with David Harrell This is a powerful story, a tale full of faith and divine providence, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Law & Liberty

Law & Liberty, by Rousas John Rushdoony This book has an interesting history as part of the intensely prolific writings of this fairly typically prolific Theonomist writer.  Given originally as a series of radio addresses in the 1960’s, these books … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Death Of American Virtue

The Death Of American Virtue:  Clinton vs. Starr, by Ken Gormley A friend of mine loaned this book to me quite a while ago, and I long delayed reading it for two main reasons.  The first of the reasons is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Amphibians Are Coming!

The Amphibians Are Coming!:  Emergence of the ‘Gator Navy and its Revolutionary Landing Craft, by William L. McGee Most of the time, if you saw a book that had the title “The Amphibians Are Coming!” your thoughts would be somewhat … Continue reading

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Book Review: With The Black Cat USS LCI Flotilla 13

With The Black Cat USS LCI Flotilla 13, by Robert F. Heath When I agreed to give a speech for a group of World War II Navy vets shortly after Mother’s Day, the organizer of the event asked me if … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jubal Sackett

Jubal Sackett, by Louis L’Amour It is striking, but in this particular book I found a great deal of understanding of views of history that have not been particularly well understood that show a lengthy and early European presence in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sackett

Sackett, by Louis L’Amour Although I had never read the novels of Louis L’Amour before picking up this book and one of its companion volumes, I am at least somewhat familiar with Westerns [1].  As a genre, the Western has … Continue reading

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