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The Indian Clerk by David Leavitt
The Indian Clerk
by David Leavitt
read in January, 2013
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Excellent work!
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A Blaze of Glory by Jeff Shaara
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Pox Americana by Elizabeth A. Fenn
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This excellent work shows readers how the American colonists had to overcome more than just Loyalists, escalating war debt, often poor logistics, and the might of the British Regulars and their Hessian mercenaries and Indian allies in order to procur ...more
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A History of Knowledge by Charles Van Doren
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This is a sad and unnecessary work. Indeed, how anyone with the intellect of Van Doren could write such a flawed and careless piece is almost incomprehensible. To begin, his work is Western biased, leaving very little space devoted to the remarkable ...more
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Domination and the Arts of Resistance by James C. Scott
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Spanning the entire globe and covering over 1000 years of human history, James C. Scott's 'Domination and the Arts of Resistance' is an intellectual odyssey into the relatively new field of subaltern studies. It is also an intellectual oasis for his ...more
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The Rise of the Roman Empire by Polybius
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Caesar by Adrian Goldsworthy
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