Archive for the ‘History’ Category

Werner Greub (Author), Robert J. Kelder – Willehalm Institute Press – Amsterdam (Translator) Buy This Book! The 13th century German poet-knight Wolfram von Eschenbach assures us that his famous Grail romance Parzival contains descriptions of historical events that took place eleven generations before his time, i.e. in the 9th century, exactly in the way he narrates them. The source […]

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 at 00:01 | 1 comment

By Gary Lachman (Author), Colin Wilson (Foreword) Published by Lindisfarne Books (May 1, 2003) Buy this Book! This book is essential reading for anyone who seeks to understand human consciousness. It is astounding to think that we explore the depths of the ocean and the outer reaches of space without putting a similar effort into […]

Sunday, July 7th, 2013 at 00:01 | 2 comments

By James Romm Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Borzoi Books, New York, 2011 Buy this Book! James Romm is the pen name of James H. Ottaway, Jr., a Professor of Classics at Bard College, New York. “The story of Alexander’s conquests is known to many readers,” writes the author in the Preface, “but the dramatic […]

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 00:01 | 1 comment

By Grigoris Balakian, Translated by Peter Balakian with Aris Sevag A Borzoi Book, published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2009 Click to Buy this Book! Grigoris Balakian (1876–1934) was a priest and later a bishop in the Armenian Apostolic Church. He had studied engineering in Germany, entered an Armash Seminary in Constantinople, and had served […]

Friday, October 19th, 2012 at 00:01 | Comments Off on Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915 – 1918
Categories: History, Reviews

By Steven M. Gillon Published by Basic Books, Perseus Books Group, New York, 2011 Click to Buy this Book! Author Steven M. Gillon wastes no words in this gem of a history book. From Chapter 1 through the end of the Epilogue the book is only 188 pages in length and very effectively follows a […]

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 at 00:01 | Comments Off on Pearl Harbor: FDR Leads the Nation into War
Categories: History, Reviews