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Book Review: Oregon: The Taste Of Wine

Oregon:  The Taste Of Wine, by Janis Miglavs It should be pointed out at the outset that this book is not so much a celebration of wine as it is a self-congratulating collection of quotations and observations from those involved … Continue reading

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Book Review: Oregon’s Names

Oregon’s Names:  How To Say Them & Where Are They Located:  An Illustrated Pronunciation Guide, by Bert Webber As a relative newcomer to Oregon, from time to time I seek to burnish my local knowledge through reading [1].  Perhaps a … Continue reading

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Fog Of War

One of the more useful and intriguing concepts that we have to deal with in the study of military history is the fog of war [1].  This fog of war, as might be imagined, takes many different forms and is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Atlas Of Middle Earth

The Atlas Of Middle Earth, by Karen Wynn Fonstad In the lengthy introduction to this book, the author comments about how much in-demand an updated and revised and paperback version of this book had been in demand from the time … Continue reading

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Zones Of Disaffection

For whatever reason, I tend to often think of matters of space.  Those who have any degree of personal familiarity with me are likely aware of the fact that my views of space are somewhat complicated.  For a deeply private … Continue reading

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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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