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John B. - Reviews

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From Vienna to Versailles
From Vienna to Versailles
Author: L.C.B. Seaman
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 2/18/2009


"A curiously sensible and often stimulating set of judgments on the history of Europe in the 19th century." New York Herald Tribune Book Review


A History of the Roman People (3rd Edition)
Review Date: 12/19/2010


Excellent history of Roman History. An essential book in anyone's library.


Modern Japan: A Historical Survey
Modern Japan: A Historical Survey
Author: Mikiso Hane
Book Type: Paperback
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 12/30/2012


A very well written and interesting story of the history of modern Japan. The book makes sense of Japan's involvement in WWII and its post-war success.


Rome in the Dark Ages
Rome in the Dark Ages
Author: Peter Llewellyn
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1
Review Date: 2/23/2011


Interesting treatment of little-known period in Roman history.


Vitual History
Vitual History
Author: Niall Ferguson
Book Type: Hardcover
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 4
Review Date: 8/2/2010


This is a very interesting treatment of "counterfactual' history. Monumental historical events are presented with alternative outcomes. The exercise makes you think!


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