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I found this a strange book, obviously written by a highly skilled and erudite historian of very high repute, which points out the many and varied ways of defining, writing and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kevin Wilks
Excellent read. This book fit into my tutoring youths and adults. I provide historical tours in a well-known cemetery and many history buffs and writers come to review those... Read morePublished 8 months ago by P B Illingworth
Gordon Wood on books that aren't written by Gordon Wood. He presents his critiques in short, readable reviews. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Chris O'Malley
Gordon Wood doesn't mince words when he reviews a writer of history. If you thought you knew all about the Revolutionary War, you were wrong! Read morePublished 23 months ago by Patricia W. Zimmerman
For any actual, amateur, pseudo, or developing historian, a valuable guide to how history serves us best. Thanks for this gift from a master historian.Published on February 23, 2013 by Garry B. Hutchinson
This book was purchased without any knowledge of the contents. I've read several of Woods' books and had yet to be disappointed. Read morePublished on July 13, 2012 by djwatkins487
I just finished reading 'Power, Faith, and Fantasy' by Michael Oren, and had thoroughly enjoyed it. The book reads like a novel. This book, however, reads like a textbook. Read morePublished on March 27, 2012 by Sahra Badou
We are so much worse than the death of J. Edgar Hoover.
Let the person escape.
Folly became so special in the work of Barbara Tuchman that she called her 1984... Read more