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Posted on Apr 11, 2013 in Books and Movies

Elihu Washburne – Book Review

“Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America’s Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris” provides a personal account of the inner workings of American diplomacy under under extremely difficult circumstances.

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Posted on Sep 3, 2010 in Electronic Games

Victoria II – PC Game Review

A review of Victoria II says details are the soul of this real-time strategy game. Not visually exciting, it is very good at representing the economic and political issues and trends of the Industrial Age.

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Posted on Apr 22, 2010 in Electronic Games

Rise of Prussia – PC Game Review

his review of the PC game Rise of Prussia says contemplative players who linger over and like to fine-tune their force dispositions will feel the love, but those who want a tactical-level Seven Years War game should look elsewhere.

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