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Holocaust Hero - Feng-Shan Ho
Many unlikely people risked their lives to save those destined for death by the Nazi. Nothing stranger could be imagined in that the salvation of many Jews would come through a German-speaking Chinese man named Feng-Shan Ho.
All Different Kinds of Free - A Book Review
Iíve read Uncle Tomís Cabin. Iíve read and studied American history. Iíve seen Prigg v. Pennsylvaniamentioned in textbooks. I never knew the real story behind it. Jessica McCannís All Different Kinds of Free makes one question the humanity of many of our ancestors.
The Lost Book of Frgrances - A Book Review
Have you ever felt the power of scent? Has a smell brought memories back so vivid that you felt they were real? Does the smell of lilacs have you turning to see if someone that has passed years ago was standing right behind you? It is this theme that M.J. Rose uses in The Lost Book of Fragrances.
Martha Washington's Childhood - First Lady Series
Most Americans know of Martha Washington as the first First Lady of America. What few know is of her childhood. It was her childhood that helped to mold her into the lady everyone has admired for all of American history.
Haven - A Book Review
Ruth Gruberís Haven... tells the story of the Holocaust as well as the story of the 1000 men, women, and children refugees who were allowed into the United States during World War II.
Renaissance Humanism Effect on Christianity
The Humanistic movement did lessen the hold that religion had over mankind by emphasizing individualism. Religion became more important to people. Ironically, religion lost its hold while gaining fascinating new inroads.
Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War - A Review
If you love history and are visual, The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War by Margaret E. Wagner might be something youíd be interested. I found a piece of Civil War reference material that Iíve got to have for my library.
Tarnished Victory - A Book Review
There are many books on the Civil War. Thousands could fill your shelves, and this would not include the ones that are now out of print. Having another one demands that it needs to bring about a new perspective. That was the goal of William Marvelís Tarnished Victory.
The Agency 3 - Book Review
Reading about history can be fun when a little mystery is thrown in. In The Agency 3: The Traitor in the Tunnel, Y.S. Lee brings the reader into Victorian England right into Queen Victoria's home where a young woman is assigned to find a thief. In the process, she finds much more.
Nazi Use of Ghettos
Under the Nazi regime, ghettos became the home for many Jews. Keeping the Jews in one place, the Nazis were ensuring the location of all Jews in the area and, in the process, helped to increase their chances of death. Ghettos once were a place for life but became a place of death under Nazi rule.
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