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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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Semi-Profesional Orienteering

As our activity for Youth Day, two hours were allotted to Orienteering, an activity for which about half the people at the Feast of Tabernacles here in Estonia signed up for, myself included.  Although my gout tends to make walking … Continue reading

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Adventures In Urban Orienteering

A few days ago, I was informed that one of the activities that the people of the Baltic states are a greatly fond of is something called orienteering.  When I asked about it to a local gentleman here, who had … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Journals Of Lewis And Clark

The Journals Of Lewis And Clark, edited by Bernard DeVoto For readers who by virtue of scholarly inclination or location of residence find it important to read or listen to the role of Lewis and Clark in opening up the … Continue reading

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