Books on the History of France

Books on the History of France

944. Books on the history of France  Further Reading: Edmund Burke Reflections on the Revolution in France, 1790. Anglo-Irish statesman, philosopher, and political theorist Edmund Burke supported the American Revolution but vehemently opposed the French Revolution. In...
Books on China and Adjacent Areas

Books on China and Adjacent Areas

951. Books on China and adjacent areas Further Reading: Peter Hessler Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China and the West, 2006. Throughout the 20th and early 21st centuries, China changed rapidly. Journalist Peter Hessler describes how they affected the lives of...
Books on Russia & Other Parts of Europe

Books on Russia & Other Parts of Europe

947. Books on Russia & East Europe Further Reading: Yaffa Eliach There Once Was a World, 1998. In the 1970s, historian and Judaic Studies scholar Yaffa Eliach was asked to work on a memorial for the victims of the Holocaust. She decided the best way to honor them...
Books on the History of France and Monaco

Books on the History of France and Monaco

944. Books on the history of France and Monaco Further Reading: Edmund Burke Reflections on the Revolution in France, 1790. Anglo-Irish political theorist and philosopher Edmund Burke examines the challenges societies face when undergoing extreme change. He uses the...
Sun Dancing by Geoffrey Moorhouse: Book Review

Sun Dancing by Geoffrey Moorhouse: Book Review

Sun Dancing: Life in a Medieval Irish Monastery and How Celtic Spirituality Influenced the World by Geoffrey Moorhouse My rating: 4 of 5 stars Like many introverts, I’ve always thought a secluded, monkish lifestyle would be preferable to the loud people-stew in which...
Books on the history of Germany and Central Europe

Books on the history of Germany and Central Europe

943. Books on the history of Germany & Central Europe Further Reading: Carmen Callil Bad Faith: A Forgotten History of Family and Fatherland and Vichy France, 2006. Nazi sympathizers existed all across Europe as World War II raged on. This is the story of French...