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Book Review: Oregon (MyReportLinks.com)

Oregon (My ReportLinks.com), by Ron Knapp There is something almost endearing about this book and the primitive way it seeks to incorporate the web in its designs. The book makes what it thinks to be an audacious claim about promising … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oregon (The United States)

Oregon (The United States), by Julie Murray What is it that people thought about Oregon fifteen years ago or so, and that they wanted to convey to others? This is the sort of question that this book answers in an … Continue reading

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Book Review: People On The Move: An Atlas Of Migration

People On The Move:  An Atlas Of Migration, by Russel King I have to admit that while I did not find this to be a perfect book, there was a lot to celebrate about this book and its approach to … Continue reading

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All States Are Equal, But Some Are More Equal Than Others

One of the factors that has given the United States more stability than many other empires was its insistence that new states be placed on a condition of equality with other states.  Formally speaking, at least, there is no superiority … Continue reading

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Book Review: Republic Of Moldova In Images

Republic Of Moldova In Images, by Vitalie Coroban, Vlad Gaidas, Constanin Grozdev, and Vaerlie Volontir It is unclear why four people needed to write this book, although it is quite possible that the four people involved mostly did photography, because … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wall Chart Of World History

The Wall Chart Of World History:  From Earliest Times To The Present:  A Facsimile Edition, by Edward Hull This book was an enjoyable one, as it is one that I was loaned by a friend.  It is the sort of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Galloping The Globe

Galloping The Globe:  The Geography Unit Study For Young Learners, by Loreé Pettit & Dari Mullins From my youth I have been fascinated by the study of geography, and this book provides an example of a unit study for those … Continue reading

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Book Review: Aerial Atlas Of The Holy Land

Aerial Atlas Of The Holy Land, by John Bowker, Photography by Sonia Halliday and Bryan Knox It seems baffling that three recorded authors were required to make this book.  It is not hard to see why a book like this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Island

Island:  How Islands Transform The World, by J. Edward Chamberlin This is a book that tries to do too much and in doing too much ends up doing too little.  Indeed, the reader of this book may be confused about … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lost Island Of Maps

The Lost Island Of Maps:  A True Story Of Cartographic Crime, by Miles Harvey At the basis of this book is a compelling story.  As is often the case, though, with a story like this, the author felt it necessary … Continue reading

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