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War memorial in Denton, Manchester (UK). Erected in 1921 the inscription echoes a sentiment that originated in Ancient Athens - the first state in recorded history to repatriate and collectively memorialize their war… https://t.co/daoQOVW2wn
Tag Archives: Medieval History
It has been a while, so here is another review for you! David Santiuste, Edward IV and the War of the Roses, (Barnsley, 2010) With great apprehension I have spent many-a-day staring at the foreboding cover of Santiuste’s work before … Continue reading
(Review) Ben Hubbard, The Samurai: Swords, Shōguns and Seppuku, (The History Press, 2014) Pages: 156 ISBN: 978-0-7509-5589-8 A book that claims to offer a “complete, concise account of samurai history and culture” in just under 160 pages is either purposefully … Continue reading
I have decided to add a ‘book review’ section to my blog because, well, I get asked to write a lot of book reviews! So here’s one to start it off which I particularly enjoyed reading: (Review) James Waterson, Defending … Continue reading
Book being read – No books being read today, just an awful lot of academic papers on the Amazon myths. In keeping with the new format of sporadic blogs that contain very little information about anything specific, I have been … Continue reading