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message 1: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 27, 2013 08:29PM) (new)

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The History Book Club has many focus and topic areas.

Interested in history - then you have found the right group. This group's focus includes the following - autobiographies, military history, British history, World history, American history, SCOTUS, POTUS, ancient history, historical fiction and non-fiction books, current events, poetry, music, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, Civil Rights, the American Civil War, all World Wars, 50 books and movie challenges, history of Africa, art and architecture, European History, Latin American history, history of religions, the Napoleonic Wars, naval history, Native American history, history of Asia and all other historical genres; but with a heavy focus on non fiction books.

In Progress


message 2: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 29, 2013 11:48AM) (new)

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A Book Safari to the Middle East - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

A Must Read - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

About Us - The History Book Club - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

Africa (History of) - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

History of Africa - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

Africa - Introduction - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...

American Civl War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

American Civil War (General) - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

American Government - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

American History - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Anaconda Plan - Campaign of the American Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

Ancient History - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Architecture - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Archaeology and Anthropology - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Archive of Please Introduce Yourself - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/9...

Archived - Community Room - Off Topic Cafe for Conversation - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Archived: 50 Books/100 Movies - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Armenia - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Art - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Audiobooks - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Authors (Video, Audio, Podcasts) - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Autobiographies - The History Book Club in its selected book discussions covers autobiographies, biographies and also memoirs along with other non fiction books.

Bookswap/Adoption/Giveaway - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...


message 3: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 29, 2013 11:49AM) (new)

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Bahrain - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Battle of Gettysburg - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

50 Books Challenge in 2013 - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Bill of Rights - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Book Club Reading List - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Book Safari to the Middle East - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Book Swap/Adoption/Giveaway - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

British East Africa - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...

British History - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

British Monarchy/Royal Houses - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Broadcast Messages - What Are They - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Brush with History - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/8...

Buddy Reads - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Buddy Reads - About this section - read this first - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Buddy Reads Announcements - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

Books in the Buddy Reads Section Include -

Thirty Years War - Europe' Tragedy - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/7...

None Braver - US Air Force Pararescuemen in the War on Terrorism - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

A Visit From the Goon Squad - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

Notorious Royal Marriages - A Juicy Journey Through Nine Centuries - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/6...

The Bonfire - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/6...

Russia - A Journey to the Heart of a Land and Its People - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

Millennium - The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

Jane Eyre - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...

Apache - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

100 Missions North - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

Black Hearts - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

Kill or Capture - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

One Bullet Away - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...

The Road Gets Better From Here - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

The Gates of Fire - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...


message 4: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 29, 2013 11:45AM) (new)


message 5: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 28, 2013 06:49AM) (new)

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Directors of Central Intelligence - CIA - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...


message 6: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 29, 2013 11:50AM) (new)

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East Asia - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Eastern Theater of the American Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

Egypt - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...

European History - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Executive - Legislative - Judicial (Branches of American Government) - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

Food-Fitness-Exercise - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Exotic Book Cavalcade to Iconic India Challenge

Exploration and Weather - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...


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message 9: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 29, 2013 11:54AM) (new)

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Health-Medicine- Science - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Help Desk - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

History Book Club Hits 6000+ - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/8...

History of Africa - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

History of Asia - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

History of Latin America - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Historical Letters and Speeches - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

History of Southern Asia - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

History of Religions - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Historical Fiction - The History Book Club does cover historical fiction and has historical fiction discussions
http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

House of Representatives - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

How to Get Started - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Trivia and Humor - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...


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message 11: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 28, 2013 11:00AM) (new)

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Jackson's Valley Campaign - Campaign of the American Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

Jomo Kenyatta - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...

Jordan - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...


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message 13: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 29, 2013 03:06AM) (new)

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Latin American History - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Lebanon - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Letters and Speeches - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Lower Seaboard Theater of the American Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...


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message 15: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 29, 2013 02:55AM) (new)

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Namibia - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...

Napoleonic Wars - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Native American History - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Naval History - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Nelson Mandela - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...

New Free Book Club Giveaway when available - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

New Mexico Campaign - Campaign of the American Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

New Presidential Series Polls - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Non Fiction - The HBC is primarily a non fiction group - although we do some Historical Fiction books and in the challenges we allow other genres.

Northern Cyprus - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

NSA - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...


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message 17: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 29, 2013 03:20AM) (new)

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Pacific Coast Theater of the American Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

Parents (For Parents) - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...

The Pentagon - US Department of Defense - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Please Introduce Yourself - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Current Events and Politics - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Polls - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Polls Closed -- Winner -- Battle Cry of Freedom - The Civil War Era by James M. McPherson - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/3...

POTUS - President of the United States

Presidential Series - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Presidential Reflections on Intelligence - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...

Promote Yourself Here - This folder is only added to by moderators - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Poetry - The HBC covers poetry as part of its discussions and there are also threads dedicated to poetry of certain time periods


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message 20: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 29, 2013 03:11AM) (new)

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Saudi Arabia - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Health-Medicine- Science - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

SCOTUS - Supreme Court of the United States

Selection Criteria for Special Spotlight and Free Book Offers - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/9...

Senate (American Government) - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

South Africa - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/4...

Southern Asia - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Special Spotlight - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Sports History - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Spotlight - Current Free Book Offer - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Spotlighted Topics - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

State of Palestine - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

State of the Union Addresses (America) - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/7...

Sudan - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...

Supreme Court of the United States - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Suggest a Group Study Topic - American Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

Suggest a Book for Group Reading - American Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

Suggestion Box - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Suggestion Box for the American Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

Syllabi for Discussion - when the Syllabus is not in a special folder by itself - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Syria - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...


message 21: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 29, 2013 02:46AM) (new)

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Technology and Print - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

The American Civil War and Historical Fiction - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

The Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

The Crusades - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

The First World War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

The Founding Fathers - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

The History of Where you Live - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/6...

The Moderator's Corner - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/6...

The Presidential Series Syllabus - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

The Second World War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Timeline of Events Leading Up to the American Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/3...

Trans Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

Travel and Transportation - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Trivia and Humor - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

Turkey - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...


message 22: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 29, 2013 02:38AM) (new)

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Union Blockade - Theater of the American Civil War - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

United Arab Emirates - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...

United States - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

United States Constitution - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_...

Upcoming Events, Exhibits, Programs, Happenings
http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/2...

US Department of Defense - The Pentagon - US Department of Defense - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1...


message 23: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 27, 2013 07:57PM) (new)

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Voting Results - Next Spotlighted Books - http://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/5...


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message 27: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (last edited Aug 28, 2013 06:36AM) (new)


message 28: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

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We will be adding to the focus areas and adding links to new threads and checking the links to the old ones in the coming weeks.


message 29: by Lynn Ann (new)

Lynn Ann Zazzara Grabavoy | 4 comments Who do I contact to be part of this group as I’ve been trying for a couple of years now and not sure how to be involved in the monthly History picks for books.


message 30: by Bentley, Group Founder, Leader, Chief (new)

Bentley | 44207 comments Mod
Lynn Ann - it appears that you are already a member - I will send you a friend invite - that way you can send me a PM.


message 31: by Christine (new)

Christine | 43 comments Is there an espionage/intelligence history thread?


message 32: by Lorna, Assisting Moderator (T) - SCOTUS - Civil Rights (new)

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Christine, you may want to refer to the following threads for information on intelligence and espionage . Here is the link to the AMERICAN DEMOCRACY folder:

https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group...

Thank you,
Lorna
Assisting Moderator (T) - Civil Rights and Supreme Court


message 33: by Christine (new)

Christine | 43 comments Thank you, Lorna


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