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Book Review: Gettysburg: The Story Of The Battle With Maps

Gettysburg:  The Story Of The Battle With Maps, by the Editors of Stackpole Books If you enjoy looking at maps and getting a sense of the Battle of Gettysburg with a strong focus on possibility and the visual representation of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hallowed Ground

Hallowed Ground:  A Walk At Gettysburg, by James M. McPherson As a result of reading quite a few books by the author [1], I have come to the understanding that James McPherson writes a great deal of short and topical … Continue reading

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You Could Be Running Up That Hill, Or, The Lament Of The Free Radical

From time to time I have tried to conceive of my own self-understanding of my own psyche in the form of terrain [1].  To give a general summary of my own thoughts about the geography of my own mind, without … Continue reading

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Book Review: Desert And Shepherd In Our Biblical Heritage

Desert And Shepherd In Our Biblical Heritage, by Nogah Hareuveni This is almost the most Jewish book that I have read, and I read a lot of books that could be considered Jewish books [1], and that is both good … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fundamentals Of Regional Geography

Fundamentals Of Regional Geography, by Joseph J. Hobbs When I was in high school and my mum took a course in urban geography as part of her undergraduate studies.  The book was written by a Dutch fellow, and I found … Continue reading

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Book Review: Landscapes In Music

Landscapes In Music, by David B. Knight Although a relatively short read at just over 200 pages, this is the sort of book that will likely appeal most to people who have a love of geography as well as a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Treasure Of The Sangre De Cristos

Treasure Of The Sangre De Cristos:  Tales And Traditions Of The Spanish Southwest, by Arthur L. Campa with paintings by Joe Beeler I received this book on Thanksgiving by some people who were trying to get rid of books to … Continue reading

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Book Review: National Geographic Society Atlas Of World History

National Geographic Society Atlas Of World History, by Noel Grove I hope for the sake of the reputation of the author of this book that Noel Grove was not his actual name but was rather a pseudonym chosen to hide … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Traveler’s Atlas

The Traveler’s Atlas:  A Global Guide To The Places You Must See In Your Lifetime, by John Man, Chris Schüler, Geoffrey Roy & Nigel Rodgers This book is perhaps an unintentional textbook example of why travel books have declined immensely … 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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