Tag Archives: England

Non-Book Review: Haskins Society Journal 27

Haskins Society Journal 27:  Studies In Medieval History, edited by Laura L. Gathagan and William North This is the sort of book I like to read from the De Re Militari where there are likely to be two very different … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tune In: The Beatles: All These Years, Vol. 1

Tune In:  The Beatles:  All These Years, Vol. 1, by Mark Lewisohn [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Three Rivers Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This book, at about 800 pages of … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Iroquois Diplomacy On The Early American Frontier

Iroquois Diplomacy On The Early American Frontier, by Timothy J. Shannon, narrated by George K. Wilson The author of this book seems to assume that his listening audience will be entirely unfamiliar with the complexities of Iroquois diplomacy or with … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Baronial Reform And Revolution In England 1258-1267

Baronial Reform And Revolution In England 1258-1267, edited by Adrian Jobson For reasons that are either too obscure or too personal to wish to explain in detail, I am fascinated by the problems of legitimacy that governments have faced throughout … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Past We Share

The Past We Share:  An Illustrated History Of The British And American Peoples, edited by Peter Quennell and Alan Hodge This book is so obscure it doesn’t have an ISBN number.  In fact, I can say with some degree of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Man Made The Land

Man Made The Land:  Essays In English Historical Geography, edited by Alan R.H. Baker and J.B. Harley There is a great deal of tension between the risible claim of the title of this book in all of its hubris and … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Crècy 1346: A Tourists’ Guide

Crècy 1346:  A Tourists’ Guide, by Peter Hoskins with Richard Barber Continuing my recent tour of the first part of the Hundred Year’s War [1], this book aims to help those English language tourists traveling to France to see one … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: The Crecy War

The Crecy War:  A Military History of the Hundred Years’ War From 1337 to the Peace of Bretigny in 1360, by Lt. Col Alfred H. Burne Having recently read and reviewed [1] a book that dealt with the same period … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Henry Of Lancaster’s Expedition To Aquitaine, 1345-46

Henry Of Lancaster’s Expedition To Aquitaine, 1345-46:  Military Service And Professionalism In The Hundred Years’ War, by Nicholas A. Gribit As someone who reads quite prolifically for the De Re Militari, I have developed quite a library on various matters … Continue reading

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Book Review: 1066: The Hidden History In The Bayeux Tapestry

1066:  The Hidden History In The Bayeux Tapestry, by Andrew Bridgeford This is the sort of book that is perfectly made for a reader like myself.  On one level this book is a stellar piece of art history [1] examining … Continue reading

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