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“. . . a study that belongs in every Civil War collection.”

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“If [Hamilton and Gallatin] had not appeared, it’s arguable whether the Constitution would have ever been written and approved . . .”

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“One way to read this book . . . is as a study of the American tall tale.”

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“. . . chockfull of revelations that any cooking enthusiast will eat up with a spoon.”

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“. . . almost cinematic in its ability to go from an intimate scene to a great sweeping take of an army marching—without skipping a beat.”

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“. . . engaging and informative book . . . compellingly creates the world the two antagonists inhabited, replete with a cast of interesting and colorful supporting characters.”

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“No one owns the Holocaust. Professor McKale expresses the notion that those who deny the Holocaust thereby deny that Israel has the right to exist.”

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“. . . an excellent historical study of a course of events in need of explication.”

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“. . . part geographical mystery tour . . . invention and innovation history . . .”

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“The book is a slog. . . . You can learn a lot from this book, but it’s like taking bitter medicine.”

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“. . . the one book needed to guide us all through the upcoming election year.”

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“. . . a coffee table book that deserves to be read and studied. . . . beautiful and engaging . . .”

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“. . . a good case study of what happens . . . when politics and science use each other and the media to advance their own agendas rather than public policy.”

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“. . . we as historians are in debt to the life and work of Dr. Lewis.”

As an historian, this reviewer found reading Notes on a Century an unexpected pleasure.

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“Harvey Pekar understood he was part of an imperfect world, and his writing reflects this knowledge.”

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“. . . a swift, unrelenting trip down a shocking rabbit hole of incredible and frightening reality.”

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“. . . a valuable study [but] Professor Sax misinterprets the value the majority of British people place on the Tower Raven myth . . .”

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“. . . from the ashes of WWII, this story rises like a phoenix of love, dedication, and courage.”

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