Tag Archives: Historiography

Historical Impact

Book being read: J. Shay, Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming/ R. Protz, The Great British Beer Book “They haven’t been trained . . . they wouldn’t know how to read it”, these were the words … Continue reading

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Book being read at the moment: P. Krentz, The Battle of Marathon Hello again!  With my return from a great break comes a new blog!  I was speaking to an uncle of mine who asked what it is I am … Continue reading

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Judging a Book

Don’t judge a book by its cover . . . judge it by the contents page, bibliography and most importantly the preface. I get asked to advise a lot of history books and titles for others to read and, to … Continue reading

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I have created a new category which reflects my own side-bar interest; no doubt influenced by an old supervisor of mine from Reading Uni.  The area that interests us both is the role of history and the internet; perhaps more … Continue reading

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Non-Wikipedia Options

In my last blog I mentioned the monopoly Wikipedia has on the Internet, and how I think it can be used.  There are of course other options! 3 of which I enjoy using for general research.  The first is good … Continue reading

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