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Riot and Remembrance by Hirsch

Depression looming on the horizon. Hirsch tells the reader that when the Depression did come to the region Greenwood was devasta...

John Morton Blum's V Was for Victory Reviewed

the culture of the times. One way in which government and politics became involved in directing cultural mores was through ...

Carolly Erickson's Great Harry

into long bangs across his forehead" (Erickson 21). He was the son of a King and he was a boy who was constantly raised in a tense...

David McCullough The Great Bridge

over 276 feet above the high water; and weighed an overwhelming 14,680 tons (Wright 616). For anyone who had the opportunity to s...

Movies/Then & Now

theater environment, that is most often accused of encouraging crime. Then, as now, the majority of the people ignored the naysaye...

People in Crisis by Lee Ann Hoff

in the wings for his cue may be experiencing the stress we call "stage fright," but if he can channel that stress into his perform...

A Review of The Colors of the Mountain

see from the beginning that this story will not be one about a family who lived well during the changes in China, but a family tha...

A Review of Call it Courage by Armstrong Sperry

decision that he will go on an adventure and seek his own courage. He is a very brave boy for even beginning this journey because ...

1491 by Charles Mann

cultures, cities and towns that were, at the time, larger than many European cities that were of importance. His journey discusses...

Paul Roberts' 'The End of Oil'

industrial revolution and the transition to a coal-fired economy" (Pan). Roberts points out that the shift from an agrarian econom...

William Leach's Land of Desire

and leisure. Leach attempts to illustrate that the materialistic world of consumerism was around many decades prior to this time. ...

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

in the book we first examine the introduction. In this introduction Lewis indicates that there are many different types of Chri...

American English Compendium by Marv Rubinstein

slang and colloquialisms (of the world) smack of American English (1), and that this is true even in England. He credits this fact...

Where Do We Go from Here Chaos or Community? by Martin Luther King Jr.

in his critical assessment of Where Do We Go From Here, "If you stand with the poor, if you experience their homes and their house...

Avi's Don't You Know There is a War On?

The experiences recounted in this book, although fictional, have their basis in the deep emotional trauma which World War II wield...

The Great War and the Search for a Modern Order by Ellis Hawley

kicked off something else that was interesting - the worlds first mass consumption economy. The Industrial Revolution had been und...

Warren, Reeve and Fess's Accounting

all businesses accounting methods the same across the board. Although there are some differences between GAAP and International Ac...

Review of Anthony Horowitz's Point Blank

a book by its cover. The boys, when sent to Point Blanc, are bonafide, out of control, juvenile delinquents who suddenly become mo...

Randy Roberts and James S. Olson's A Line in the Sand, the Alamo in Blood and Memory

he was God" (6). As each man is introduced by the authors, such as William Barret Travis, the leader of the Texans; Davy Crockett,...

Maxwell's There's No Such Thing As 'Business Ethics' There's Only One Rule Reviewed

As well see below, Maxwell is not highly in favor of so-called "ethical behavior," because he believes that ethics is very simply ...

A Review of The Longest Winter

men is a rare story, and a very powerful story in the history of WWII. It is a story of humanity, as well as the lack of humanity ...

A Review of Deaf Like Me

A 5 page review of the book by Thomas Spradley and James Spradley. 1 source....

A Review of House of Breath

A 5 page review of the book by William Goyen. 1 source....

A Review of Gabriel's Story

the April sky was not a thing of air and gas. Rather, it lay like a solid ceiling of slate, pressing the living down into the prai...

Paul Shepard's Nature and Madness

on behalf of those who embrace the concept of "green," including clean air, food and water, nothing much has really changed, eve w...

Rick Warren's The Purpose Driven Church Reviewed

"New Evangelicalism," the religion that bases its teachings on the New Testament and Christs Word, and how to best frame the Bible...

Richard E. Porter and Larry A. Samovar's 'Intercultural Communication'

is titled "Intercultural Interaction: Taking Part in Intercultural Communication." It possesses three chapters, titled "Verbal Pro...

Studs Terkel's Hard Times An Oral History of the Great Depression

In five pages Terkel's text is the focus of this insightful book review....

A Review of Eyewitness to Power

A 5 page review of the book by David Gergen. 1 source....

John C. Maxwell's Developing the Leaders Around You

In five pages Maxwell's book is reviewed. Two other sources are cited in the bibliography....