Overall an enjoyable read for the laymen (me).
Admittedly in that instance he is working with inadequate evidence, but the point is that sometimes the interpretation seems a strain.
For this amount the images should be included or there should be a disclaimer clearly posted on the kindle edition page.
This is a case in which Kindle was not a friend of the writer. The Kindle version excluded all pictures and caused what could have been a very good experience into a ok experience. Read morePublished 19 months ago by parallel
Read it...excellent and one more nail in understanding the recent history of this little piece of turf we call America. Read morePublished on December 28, 2012 by B. R. Muldoon
I wanted to really like this book. It covers an interesting period in North American history. The author is clearly knowledgeable and passionate about his subject. Read morePublished on August 21, 2012 by M. Keenan
This review primarily concerns a major flaw in the kindle version of this book. At the end of each section there are numerous images concerning the subject matter of the chapter. Read morePublished on March 11, 2012 by Frank Paprota
A lot of territory is covered in this book; consequently it is a little thin in spots. The main problem is that the writing style is presented in the style of a lecture, which... Read morePublished on October 30, 2011 by Edmond P. Garrett
History is not a discreet collection of independent events. What happens in one epoch, such as the Victorian Era or the Revolutionary Period, is not divorced from earlier events in... Read morePublished on October 18, 2011 by Kendall Giles
What is meant by the term "colonial America"? This is a question which is addressed very elegantly in Daniel Richter in Before the Revolution: America's Ancient Pasts. Read morePublished on September 24, 2011 by Shawn M. Warswick
Book is quite readable, a bit long in the tooth on some of the English war's. However, it is very relevant to Americas past. Read morePublished on August 18, 2011 by Steve S.