Monthly Archives: September 2009

List 2: Trying to cover a really big country in 60 books.

O’ Canada! That’s right the Post-Confederation list is 99% set so ready to be posted. It has a little bit of everything. I have only read 9 of the books on the list in their entirety – and bits of … Continue reading

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Man, Nature, and Philosophers; or Environmental World History to 1800.

A general overview is often the least rewarding type of history to read. In an effort to tell the reader everything and justify the importance of an all encompassing version of the past the general overview becomes a polemical, whiggish … Continue reading

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A different part of the mountains

This is a long overdue post and has nothing to do with any of the reading lists. There are good reasons why it has been so long since the last post. First off a full time job takes really cuts … Continue reading

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