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The Tupac Amaru Rebellion by Charles F. Walker
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I enjoyed this book. I picked it up with the intention to learn more about Peru and its history, and this was a great starting point to an important event in Peru's history. The author wrote with a lot of care, and put a lot of conscientious thought ...more
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Daughters of the Samurai by Janice P. Nimura
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Pioneer Girl by Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Founding Brothers by Joseph J. Ellis
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I really liked the structure of this book. Each chapter focuses on a post-American Revolution event, and analyzes all actions and emotions that led up to it. The author's tone is very easy and there's nothing dry about this read. I've been a Jeffeson ...more
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Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman
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Personably written. Biographies run the risk of being rather dry reads even when the subject is complex. This does not. It a warm and kind look at, what seems to me, a woman who is overall kind, and happy and generous but never really learned how to ...more
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