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The Languages of Pao by Jack Vance
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The Languages of Pao by Jack Vance
"if a world can be described in a word, then the word for Pao is passive. language has helped make the Paonese content but also ill-equipped to handle invasion and other forms of aggression.

the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis posits that "the structure of..." Read more of this review »
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Iraq 1941 by Robert Lyman
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The covers an unusual and unknown campaign during WWII. It does it well, to the usual Osprey standard. There is enough detail to game it out, though I suspect a solitaire game would be the only way to do this. Nobody would fight as poorly as the Iraq ...more
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The Yom Kippur War 1973 (1) by Simon Dunstan
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