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Book Review: Voyagers To The West

Voyagers To The West:  A Passage In The Peopling Of America On The Edge Of The Revolution, by Bernard Bailyn This book won the Pulitzer Prize, and in reading this massive, epic history of a narrow time range in American … Continue reading

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Book Review: Guide To Intellectual Property

Guide To Intellectual Property, by Tim Yearneau [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Having read a book by the author previously from Net Gallery, I asked the author … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Land Of Our Own

A Land Of Our Own:  What If Black Lives Matter Got What They Asked For?, by Blue Duck [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Sometimes writers who … Continue reading

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The Wages Of Him Who Is Hired

When we look at the biblical laws in the first five books of the Bible, we often see laws that are not obviously relevant to our own lives and to our own experience.  Most of us do not prepare sacrifices … Continue reading

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Book Review: By Bread Alone

By Bread Alone:  The Bible Through The Eyes Of The Hungry, edited by Sheila E. McGinn, Lai Ling Elizabeth Ngan, and Ahida Calderón Pilarski [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Fortress Press.] I must admit that when … Continue reading

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This Land Is My Land, It Isn’t Your Land

One of the fundamental discontinuities between the states of the West Coast and the states of the East Coast is that there is far more land that is held by the federal government in the west than in the east, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Stolen Beauty

Stolen Beauty:  A Coloring Book Of Lost Art [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Edelweiss/Schiffer Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Art theft is traditionally viewed as a glamorous and classy sort of activity when … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lower California

Lower California, by the Lower California Company Among the dirty little secrets of American history is the role of land speculation in the growth of America [1].  All the way back to colonial times, the lure of land speculation was … Continue reading

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Monuments Men: The Case Against Removal

[Note:  Although I had not planned to originally talk about this issue, the proliferation of vandalism of various monuments to Confederate war heroes of the American Civil War has prompted me to add my own thoughts to the matter.  As … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Peopling Of British North America: An Introduction

The Peopling Of British North America:  An Introduction, by Bernard Bailyn How good is this book?  After I finished reading this book I looked up my local library system on the author’s other books and found four of them with … Continue reading

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