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Review

(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

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(Review) James Waterson, Defending Heaven: China’s Mongol Wars 1209-1370, (Frontline Books, 2013)

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

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Writing Popular History: Between History and Myth

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

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Female Warriors in History

Book being read: J. Sadler, Bannockburn: Battle for Liberty, (2008) I am doing a lot of work at the moment which, for one reason or another, seems to focus on female participation in war. It is an interesting topic really … Continue reading

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100 Great Breads: Bread #22 Doughnuts & #23 Beer Bread

Well it has been a busy week and a bit, hasn’t it? So we have had a bank holiday weekend in which we took M.D. to see her old Granddad in the West Country, she was also taken by her … Continue reading

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