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Prospero's America: John Winthrop, Jr., Alchemy, and the Creation of New England Culture, 1606-1676
3.96
really liked it
Nov 30, 2011
Apr 10, 2011
 
The Art of Memory
4.19
liked it
not set
Apr 20, 2011
 
The Perfect Heresy: The Revolutionary Life and Spectacular Death of the Medieval Cathars
3.91
really liked it
not set
Jun 19, 2011
 
Heavenly Intrigue: Johannes Kepler, Tycho Brahe, and the Murder Behind One of History's Greatest Scientific Discoveries
3.65
it was ok
not set
Jul 01, 2011
 
The Sleepwalkers: A History of Man's Changing Vision of the Universe
4.24
liked it
not set
Jul 01, 2011
 
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
3.84
it was ok
not set
Jul 03, 2011
 
A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance: Portrait of an Age
3.86
really liked it
Sep 11, 2011
Aug 07, 2011
 
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
3.99
liked it
not set
Aug 27, 2011
 
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
3.99
liked it
Oct 22, 2011
Oct 22, 2011
 
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
4.05
it was amazing
Nov 06, 2011
Nov 06, 2011
 
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
4.14
it was ok
Nov 25, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
 
Her Majesty's Spymaster: Elizabeth I, Sir Francis Walsingham, and the Birth of Modern Espionage
3.88
liked it
Jan 25, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
 
A Distant Mirror:  The Calamitous 14th Century
4.09
it was amazing
not set
Feb 12, 2012
 
The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance
3.89
not set
Feb 12, 2012
 
Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist
3.72
not set
Feb 12, 2012
 
Rough Medicine: Surgeons at Sea in the Age of Sail
3.76
really liked it
May 25, 2012
May 27, 2012
 
The Ancient Theology; Studies In Christian Platonism From The Fifteenth To The Eighteenth Century
4.00
really liked it
Jun 2013
Jun 13, 2012
 
The Queen's Conjurer: The Science and Magic of Dr. John Dee, Advisor to Queen Elizabeth I
3.80
it was ok
not set
Jun 13, 2012
 
Doctor Franklin's Medicine
4.43
really liked it
Aug 2012
Aug 05, 2012
 
The Mercurian Monarch: Magical Politics From Spenser To Pope
0.00
not set
Oct 11, 2013
 
Dateline: Troy
3.63
it was amazing
Sep 2013
Oct 24, 2013
 
The Great Cat Massacre: And Other Episodes in French Cultural History
3.87
really liked it
Dec 13, 2013
Dec 02, 2013
 
Mesmerism and the End of the Enlightenment in France
3.75
not set
Dec 02, 2013
 
Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict Between Faith and Reason
3.70
really liked it
not set
Dec 02, 2013
 
How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World and Everything in It
3.93
not set
Dec 04, 2013
 
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano: Written by Himself
3.72
not set
Dec 04, 2013
 
The Secret Language of the Renaissance: Decoding the Hidden Symbolism of Italian Art
4.02
it was amazing
Jan 28, 2014
Jan 28, 2014
 
Library: An Unquiet History
3.46
liked it
Jun 24, 2014
May 16, 2014
 
Libraries in the Ancient World
3.76
liked it
Jun 10, 2014
Jun 11, 2014
 
Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel: Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages
3.85
not set
Jun 18, 2014
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