reading

  1. avon

    New Reading Schedule

    Dates below denote the date upon which texts become open for discussion. All texts will be available at our dedicated resource page: https://sites.google.com/site/historumbookdiscussion/resources Sunday, 24 April, 2011: George Orwell, Animal Farm, 1945. Sunday, 08 May, 2011...
  2. L

    Good beginner summer reading?

    Hi I'm new here. I currently have finished my first year at San Francisco State University and I will be majoring in history. Currently I have taken the following history classes: History to 1500's History Since 1500's U.S. History since reconstruction I am looking for an excellent summer read...
  3. avon

    Reading Selection for 4 April.

    We are currently reading Thomas More's Utopia but need to select the next book - now. You may vote for as many of the above as you like. Comments and discussion is welcome here. This poll will remain open for the next 5 days.
  4. avon

    Poll: Reading selection for 21 March

    We are currently reading Candide but need to select the next book - now. You may vote for as many of the above as you like. Comments and discussion is welcome here. This poll will remain open for the next 10 days.
  5. avon

    Historum Book Discussion - Reading suggestions!

    Please use this thread to suggest further texts. (Bear in mind the length and accessibility of any suggestions!!) ..
  6. I

    Currently Reading

    I am currently reading the lost symbol by Dan Brown its a really good book but i feel that dan brown needs to get a different tone into his next book whatever that will be i just feel that his books always have the same plot someone needs robert langdon to do something for them always a psycho...
  7. H

    Levee en Masse Reading

    Hello everyone, I am deciding to compete in an essay competition this year at my school. This year, I have decided that I want to write my 1400-2500 word essay on levee en masse in France and how it was an innovation in history. I'm having one main problem: Finding good book sources So far...
  8. Marius

    Recommended reading on Napoleon?

    Napoleon is one of those historical figures that i've always wanted to learn more about, but I never really got around to it until recently when I purchased Napoleon's Wars by Charles Esdaile, which so far I am greatly enjoying. I'm wondering if anyone can recommend any other good books on...
  9. Komrade

    My summer reading list (need some help)

    As a potential grad student interested in WWI, my advisor has given me a list of books to read. Anybody know a good place to find old out of print books? I need Russian Army in the World War By Nicholas N. Golovine Which was published sometime in 1931
  10. PADDYBOY

    What are you reading?

    I've just started reading Roman Britain A New History by Guy De La Bedoyre Are you reading anything at the moment ? Amazon.com: Roman Britain: A New History (9780500287484): Guy de la Bedoyere: Books@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51FArPvC3QL.@@AMEPARAM@@51FArPvC3QL