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Enterprise, America's Fightingest Ship And The Men Who Helped Win World War II

Enterprise, America's Fightingest Ship And The Men Who Helped Win

An excellent factual book that takes this fabulous ship from day of launching to the day she was scrapped. The Enterprise, as you will learn in this finely detailed ...

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Philip Spires

A Breathtaking Tour of Seventeenth Century Trade - Vermeer's Hat by

Vermeer's Hat by Timothy Brook is not really about Vermeer, or hats, or art for that matter. It's a book about globalization sixteenth century-style. Using elements ...

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A good Civil War naval story as the ships from the north try to track confederate ships, both trying to destroy the other and all ships they find while searching. The locales stretch from the United

By: Cy Hilterman l Book Reviews > History l Apr 09, 2012

The title Araba, a word meaning "Let's Separate" or "Let's Dissolve," refers to the Nigerian Civil War which began in 1966 and continued for nearly four years. The word was first used by rioters at a

By: Gary R. Sorkin l Book Reviews > History l Mar 29, 2012

USA is replete with a number of notable events and relics that have earned a special place in the annals of the nation's history. There are many books in the market that talk about items that will

By: Ivan Rojovski l Book Reviews > History l Mar 14, 2012
Steph Burkhart

Markland writes a sweeping Norman epic with "Conquering Passion." Rambaud (Ram) de Montbryce is a Norman noble and a trusted assistant to William the Conqueror. His own heart refuses to be tamed

By: Steph Burkhart l Book Reviews > History l Mar 06, 2012

The North Korean War, Police Action, or Korean Conflict, whichever one would call it, occurred many years ago in the 1950's and has been mostly forgotten except for those that survived, their

By: Cy Hilterman l Book Reviews > History l Mar 04, 2012
Philip Spires

Vermeer's Hat by Timothy Brook is not really about Vermeer, or hats, or art for that matter. It's a book about globalization sixteenth century-style. Using elements from a few of the Dutchman's

By: Philip Spires l Book Reviews > History l Feb 10, 2012
Jared I Friedman

A short explanation of the book Israel, an amazing, historical non-fiction chronicle of Israel that explains the complexities of a country that is truly a modern-day miracle. The book outlines

By: Jared I Friedman l Book Reviews > History l Feb 07, 2012
Philip Spires

Life Along The Silk Road by Susan Whitfield presents a highly original version of history. In some ways it is historical fiction, but she doesn't make anything up. But then neither does she merely

By: Philip Spires l Book Reviews > History l Feb 05, 2012
Steph Burkhart

Plaidy pens an intimate look at Mary and Anne Stuart, sisters who both reigned as Queens of England. Mary and Anne have both been raised Protestant, whereas their father is Catholic to the bone. When

By: Steph Burkhart l Book Reviews > History l Feb 05, 2012

An excellent factual book that takes this fabulous ship from day of launching to the day she was scrapped. The Enterprise, as you will learn in this finely detailed book, had a torrid history in the

By: Cy Hilterman l Book Reviews > History l Feb 01, 2012

Father and Son at War, by author Isabel Vandervelde, paints an intricate picture of the Civil War by highlighting the relationship between a mulatto man named Malcolm Balfour and his white father,

By: Tamar Mekredijian l Book Reviews > History l Jan 17, 2012

Michael Kasenow's The Last Paradise brings together an eclectic ensemble of characters living of Galveston, Texas during Post-Civil War America. The Alley, home to people in all walks of life from

By: Suzanne Gattis l Book Reviews > History l Jan 14, 2012
Philip Spires

No short review of Rough Crossings by Simon Schama could begin to do it justice. It is far too big a project, far too significant an achievement for any simple summary. It presents a momentous story,

By: Philip Spires l Book Reviews > History l Jan 08, 2012
Roman Russall Michailovich

Having scoured the arid dustbowls of Montana in Bad Land, Jonathan heads off on the opposite tack in his latest work. Passage To Juneau sees the travel-writing heavyweight attempt a seaborne journey

By: Roman Russall Michailovich l Book Reviews > History l Dec 27, 2011
Roman Russall Michailovich

This book will sell lots - many people, in fact, will probably get it for Christmas. They'll gleefully flick through it before Christmas dinner, read a few pages out loud while they unbutton their

By: Roman Russall Michailovich l Book Reviews > History l Dec 27, 2011
Holly Weiss

Scott Weidensaul brings us The First Frontier: The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery and Endurance in Early America. The assumptions we generally make about our country's beginnings are laid

By: Holly Weiss l Book Reviews > History l Dec 09, 2011
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An excellent factual book that takes this fabulous ship from day of launching to the day she was scrapped. The Enterprise, as you will learn in this finely detailed book, had a torrid history in the

By: Cy Hilterman l Book Reviews > History l Feb 01, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0

The North Korean War, Police Action, or Korean Conflict, whichever one would call it, occurred many years ago in the 1950's and has been mostly forgotten except for those that survived, their

By: Cy Hilterman l Book Reviews > History l Mar 04, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0

A good Civil War naval story as the ships from the north try to track confederate ships, both trying to destroy the other and all ships they find while searching. The locales stretch from the United

By: Cy Hilterman l Book Reviews > History l Apr 09, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0
Philip Spires

Vermeer's Hat by Timothy Brook is not really about Vermeer, or hats, or art for that matter. It's a book about globalization sixteenth century-style. Using elements from a few of the Dutchman's

By: Philip Spires l Book Reviews > History l Feb 10, 2012 lViews: 58 lComments: 0
Steph Burkhart

Plaidy pens an intimate look at Mary and Anne Stuart, sisters who both reigned as Queens of England. Mary and Anne have both been raised Protestant, whereas their father is Catholic to the bone. When

By: Steph Burkhart l Book Reviews > History l Feb 05, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Roman Russall Michailovich

Having scoured the arid dustbowls of Montana in Bad Land, Jonathan heads off on the opposite tack in his latest work. Passage To Juneau sees the travel-writing heavyweight attempt a seaborne journey

By: Roman Russall Michailovich l Book Reviews > History l Dec 27, 2011 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Holly Weiss

Scott Weidensaul brings us The First Frontier: The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery and Endurance in Early America. The assumptions we generally make about our country's beginnings are laid

By: Holly Weiss l Book Reviews > History l Dec 09, 2011 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Philip Spires

No short review of Rough Crossings by Simon Schama could begin to do it justice. It is far too big a project, far too significant an achievement for any simple summary. It presents a momentous story,

By: Philip Spires l Book Reviews > History l Jan 08, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0

Father and Son at War, by author Isabel Vandervelde, paints an intricate picture of the Civil War by highlighting the relationship between a mulatto man named Malcolm Balfour and his white father,

By: Tamar Mekredijian l Book Reviews > History l Jan 17, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Philip Spires

Life Along The Silk Road by Susan Whitfield presents a highly original version of history. In some ways it is historical fiction, but she doesn't make anything up. But then neither does she merely

By: Philip Spires l Book Reviews > History l Feb 05, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0

Michael Kasenow's The Last Paradise brings together an eclectic ensemble of characters living of Galveston, Texas during Post-Civil War America. The Alley, home to people in all walks of life from

By: Suzanne Gattis l Book Reviews > History l Jan 14, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0

The title Araba, a word meaning "Let's Separate" or "Let's Dissolve," refers to the Nigerian Civil War which began in 1966 and continued for nearly four years. The word was first used by rioters at a

By: Gary R. Sorkin l Book Reviews > History l Mar 29, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0
Jared I Friedman

A short explanation of the book Israel, an amazing, historical non-fiction chronicle of Israel that explains the complexities of a country that is truly a modern-day miracle. The book outlines

By: Jared I Friedman l Book Reviews > History l Feb 07, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Roman Russall Michailovich

This book will sell lots - many people, in fact, will probably get it for Christmas. They'll gleefully flick through it before Christmas dinner, read a few pages out loud while they unbutton their

By: Roman Russall Michailovich l Book Reviews > History l Dec 27, 2011 lViews: 49 lComments: 0

USA is replete with a number of notable events and relics that have earned a special place in the annals of the nation's history. There are many books in the market that talk about items that will

By: Ivan Rojovski l Book Reviews > History l Mar 14, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
Steph Burkhart

Markland writes a sweeping Norman epic with "Conquering Passion." Rambaud (Ram) de Montbryce is a Norman noble and a trusted assistant to William the Conqueror. His own heart refuses to be tamed

By: Steph Burkhart l Book Reviews > History l Mar 06, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
1

An excellent factual book that takes this fabulous ship from day of launching to the day she was scrapped. The Enterprise, as you will learn in this finely detailed book, had a torrid history in the

By: Cy Hilterman l Book Reviews > History l Feb 01, 2012 lViews: 63 lComments: 0

A good Civil War naval story as the ships from the north try to track confederate ships, both trying to destroy the other and all ships they find while searching. The locales stretch from the United

By: Cy Hilterman l Book Reviews > History l Apr 09, 2012 lViews: 61 lComments: 0

The North Korean War, Police Action, or Korean Conflict, whichever one would call it, occurred many years ago in the 1950's and has been mostly forgotten except for those that survived, their

By: Cy Hilterman l Book Reviews > History l Mar 04, 2012 lViews: 62 lComments: 0
Holly Weiss

Scott Weidensaul brings us The First Frontier: The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery and Endurance in Early America. The assumptions we generally make about our country's beginnings are laid

By: Holly Weiss l Book Reviews > History l Dec 09, 2011 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Jared I Friedman

A short explanation of the book Israel, an amazing, historical non-fiction chronicle of Israel that explains the complexities of a country that is truly a modern-day miracle. The book outlines

By: Jared I Friedman l Book Reviews > History l Feb 07, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0

The title Araba, a word meaning "Let's Separate" or "Let's Dissolve," refers to the Nigerian Civil War which began in 1966 and continued for nearly four years. The word was first used by rioters at a

By: Gary R. Sorkin l Book Reviews > History l Mar 29, 2012 lViews: 50 lComments: 0

Father and Son at War, by author Isabel Vandervelde, paints an intricate picture of the Civil War by highlighting the relationship between a mulatto man named Malcolm Balfour and his white father,

By: Tamar Mekredijian l Book Reviews > History l Jan 17, 2012 lViews: 54 lComments: 0
Philip Spires

Vermeer's Hat by Timothy Brook is not really about Vermeer, or hats, or art for that matter. It's a book about globalization sixteenth century-style. Using elements from a few of the Dutchman's

By: Philip Spires l Book Reviews > History l Feb 10, 2012 lViews: 58 lComments: 0
Philip Spires

Life Along The Silk Road by Susan Whitfield presents a highly original version of history. In some ways it is historical fiction, but she doesn't make anything up. But then neither does she merely

By: Philip Spires l Book Reviews > History l Feb 05, 2012 lViews: 53 lComments: 0
Philip Spires

No short review of Rough Crossings by Simon Schama could begin to do it justice. It is far too big a project, far too significant an achievement for any simple summary. It presents a momentous story,

By: Philip Spires l Book Reviews > History l Jan 08, 2012 lViews: 56 lComments: 0
Steph Burkhart

Plaidy pens an intimate look at Mary and Anne Stuart, sisters who both reigned as Queens of England. Mary and Anne have both been raised Protestant, whereas their father is Catholic to the bone. When

By: Steph Burkhart l Book Reviews > History l Feb 05, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Steph Burkhart

Markland writes a sweeping Norman epic with "Conquering Passion." Rambaud (Ram) de Montbryce is a Norman noble and a trusted assistant to William the Conqueror. His own heart refuses to be tamed

By: Steph Burkhart l Book Reviews > History l Mar 06, 2012 lViews: 46 lComments: 0

Michael Kasenow's The Last Paradise brings together an eclectic ensemble of characters living of Galveston, Texas during Post-Civil War America. The Alley, home to people in all walks of life from

By: Suzanne Gattis l Book Reviews > History l Jan 14, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Roman Russall Michailovich

Having scoured the arid dustbowls of Montana in Bad Land, Jonathan heads off on the opposite tack in his latest work. Passage To Juneau sees the travel-writing heavyweight attempt a seaborne journey

By: Roman Russall Michailovich l Book Reviews > History l Dec 27, 2011 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Roman Russall Michailovich

This book will sell lots - many people, in fact, will probably get it for Christmas. They'll gleefully flick through it before Christmas dinner, read a few pages out loud while they unbutton their

By: Roman Russall Michailovich l Book Reviews > History l Dec 27, 2011 lViews: 49 lComments: 0

USA is replete with a number of notable events and relics that have earned a special place in the annals of the nation's history. There are many books in the market that talk about items that will

By: Ivan Rojovski l Book Reviews > History l Mar 14, 2012 lViews: 49 lComments: 0
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