Tag Archives: historical geography

Book Review: Atlas Of Human Migration

Atlas Of Human Migration, edited by Russell King This book was disappointing for a rather straightforward reason, and that is because the book contains far too much text where the author(s) seek to demonstrate their knowledge about the history of … 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: 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: The War Of 1812

The War Of 1812, by Rebecca Stefoff The War of 1812 presents some major challenges for the reader and writer of history or atlases.  Does one focus on the naval matter of impressment and the disastrous embargo of Jefferson’s presidency, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Understanding The Ecology Of The Bible: An Introductory Atlas

Understanding The Ecology Of The Bible:  An Introductory Atlas, by Paul H. Wright [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Hendrickson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In reading this book, I had a guarded sense … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Biblical World: An Illustrated Atlas

The Biblical World:  An Illustrated Atlas, by Jean-Pierre Isbouts I’m going to have a lot of negative things to say about this book, so I’d like to begin by saying that I did not think that this book was a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Holman Bible Atlas

Holman Bible Atlas:  A Complete Guide To The Expansive Geography Of Biblical History, by Thomas Brisco I enjoyed reading this book a great deal.  Being generally fond of historical geography, especially related to scripture [1], I have had this book … Continue reading

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Book Review: Atlas Of Improbable Places

Atlas Of Improbable Places:  A Journey To The World’s Most Unusual Corners, by Travis Elborough & Alan Horsfield It’s not surprising that I am attracted to atlases of odd and unusual places [1].  I always considered it axiomatic that odd … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Brief Political And Geographic History Of Africa

A Brief Political And Geographic History Of Africa:  Where Are…Belgian Congo, Rhodesia, And Kush, by John Davenport It is perhaps inevitable that a political and geographical history of Africa would involve contemporary squabbles over politics and the repercussions of Africa’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Brief Political And Geographical History Of North America

A Brief Political And Geographical History Of North America:  Where Are…New France, New Netherland, And New Sweden, by Lissa Johnston I am no stranger to this series [1], and to put it mildly, the quality of the series as a … Continue reading

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