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Larry made a comment in the group Our Historythe dearth (death?) of non-fiction in Goodreads topic
" Does anyone else feel the same way I do about non-fiction here in Goodreads? It seems like non-fiction is the poor relation in the family, or am I jus ...more "
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Pox Americana by Elizabeth A. Fenn
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Flyboys by James D. Bradley
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Crucible of War by Fred Anderson
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I've now read three excellent books on the French and Indian War and this is by far the most comprehensive. Anderson not only details what was going on in various Indian nations, but also in Parliament, various of the colonial legislatures, and in ma ...more
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Ticonderoga 1758 by René Chartrand
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If you do a search in here ("in here" being Goodreads), you'll see almost three pages of titles by Chartrand. He is certainly an historian of considerable accomplishment.

This book, although quite short (under 100 pages), examines one battle in amazin
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Empires at War by William M. Fowler Jr.
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In my quest to become an expert on the French and Indian War, I think I have found the definitive source. Fowler not only presents a very readable text, he also offers a time line, a list of characters (in alphabetical order) with bios, and interesti ...more
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The French and Indian War by Walter R. Borneman
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In my attempts to become an amateur historian, I have decided that it's best to pick an area to become an expert on. The numbers of people who specialize in the Civil War or the War for Independence are legion. Even though I love the Revolutionary pe ...more
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The Island at the Center of the World by Russell Shorto
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Friends often ask why I read history instead of fiction. This book is a perfect example of why. It is extremely well written. It reads like a novel but has so many fascinating facts and factoids that I couldn't put it down. It's loaded with so much g ...more
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