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Tweet “The Prevalence of Deceit” (F. G. Bailey)

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“Remembered Past: John Lukacs On History Historians & Historical Knowledg” (John Lukacs) (my appreciation to a regular reader of this blog for getting me this book from my Amazon wish list!).

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“Brains of the Nation: Pedro Paterno, T.h.  Pardo De Tavera, Isabelo De Los Reyes and the Production of Modern Knowledge” (Resil B.

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Tweet “The Global Soul: Jet Lag, Shopping Malls, and the Search for Home” (Pico Iyer)

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Tweet “The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightenments” (Gertrude Himmelfarb)

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Tweet “The Tyrannicide Brief: The Story of the Man Who Sent Charles I to the Scaffold” (Geoffrey Robertson)

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Tweet “Murder in Amsterdam: Liberal Europe, Islam, and the Limits of Tolerence” (Ian Buruma)

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Tweet “On Ugliness” (Umberto Eco, Alastair McEwen (translator))

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Tweet “The Nobility of Failure: Tragic Heroes in the History of Japan” (Ivan Morris)

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Tweet “Call of the Mall: The Geography of Shopping by the Author of Why We Buy” (Paco Underhill)

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Plunkitt of Tammany Hall.  How traditional politicians think and work.

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Rhetoric and Ritual in Colonial India.  Also available free, on line.  In particular, note the book’s Conclusion, which compares India and the Philippines to Vietnam.

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