Books Read

11.05.11 | Comment?

It has been a while since I  have updated this irregular series.  Look away if a long list of books bores you.

Diplomatic Theory from Machiavelli to Kissinger G.R. Berridge, Maurice Keens-Soper,  T.G. Otte

International Politics: A Framework for Analysis K.J. Holsti

Conflict and Cooperation: Evolving Theories of International Relations Marc A. Genest

The Federalist Papers Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison

Alexander Hamilton Ron Chernow

Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 Gordon S. Wood

A Home for Scared People Chris Onstad

Toussaint L’Ouverture: The Haitian Revolution ed. Nick Nesbitt

Champion: Joe Louis, Black Hero in White America Chris Mead

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War Max Brooks

Toussaint Louverture: A Biography Madison Smartt Bell

The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution C.L.R. James

Manufacturing Revolution: The Intellectual Origins of Early American Industry Lawrence A. Peskin

Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans Joyce Appleby

Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic Joanne B. Freeman

The Forge of God Greg Bear

The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World ed. David Geggus

Vermeer: A View of Delft Anthony Bailey

Homage to Catalonia George Orwell

Encountering Revolution: Haiti and the Making of the Early Republic Ashli White

The Spartans: The World of the Warrior-Heroes of Ancient Greece Paul Cartledge

Slave Revolution in the Caribbean, 1789-1804: A Brief History with Documents eds. Laurent Dubois & John D. Garrigus

Soldiers & Ghosts: A History of Battle in Classical Antiquity J.E. Lendon

A Proslavery Foreign Policy: Haitian-American Relations during the Early Republic Tim Matthewson

Toussaint’s Clause: The Founding Fathers and the Haitian Revolution Gordon S. Brown

Orders from France: The American and the French in a Revolutionary World, 1780-1820 Roger G. Kennedy

Beowulf transl. Seamus Heaney

The End of the Bronze Age: Changes in Warfare and the Catastrophe ca. 1200 B.C. Robert Drews

Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe

Grant and Twain: The Story of a Friendship that Changed America Mark Perry

Presumed Innocent Scott Turow

The Savage Detectives Roberto Bolaño

Geek Love Katherine Dunn

Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer James L. Swanson

Beowulf and the Critics J.R.R. Tolkien

A Dance with Dragons George R.R. Martin

The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Seventh Annual Collection ed. Gardner Dozois

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