Nov 20, 2012

Voices of Revolutionary America does a superb job of detailing the American Revolution with a chronology of events from the accession of George III to the throne to the end of the revolution in 1783.  At the end of each chapter, you’ll read biographical summaries of primary characters, read their letters to wives and children, and see journal and diary entries that bring to life a vital time in the history of the United States.  Take a detailed look into the daily life, economics, marriage, religion, health, recreation, slavery, and local conflicts affecting this colonial period.  You’ll get

Jan 28, 2010

A Woman In Berlin by Philip BoehmThe story takes place in Berlin in 1945 when an accomplished, well educated and sophisticated journalist and editor found herself trapped in the Russian occupied sector for a period of eight weeks during the end of World War II. She kept a record of the events of her life and also daily events of the people in her apartment. The diary centered around two people in her apartment and the different Russian soldiers she is forced into contact with.With Berlin in ruins and mostly occupied by women and children, conventional morality did not exist. The Russians were in control of food, water and