Tag Archives: geography

Book Review: The Course Of Irish History

The Course Of Irish History, edited by T.W. Moody & F.X. Martin One of the interesting aspects of this particular book is that it began life as a television show that featured various episodes on Irish history in a somewhat … Continue reading

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Book Review: Age Of Walls

Age Of Walls: How Barriers Between Nations Are Changing Our World, by Tim Marshall This book, if his previous works had not done so, would have solidified the author’s reputation as a globalist jorno who wrote to other sympathetic people … Continue reading

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Book Review: Prisoners Of Geography

Prisoners Of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About The World, by Tim Marshall Does this map fulfill its lofty claim in its subtitle? No, but even if the author is a bit of a journalistic hack, it is not … Continue reading

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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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