book review

Comparative Book Review

Brechin, Gray.  Imperial San Francisco: Urban Power, Earthly Ruin.  Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1999. Righter, Richard W.  The Battle over Hetch Hetchy: America’s Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. It is enlightening to read these books together, because the similarities and differences… Continue reading Comparative Book Review

book review

A Division in Slavery

A Division in Slavery There are numerous opinions and excellent facts to support those opinions as to why the South lost the Civil War, but the repeating theme continues to show that the South lost as a result of the same division that caused secession:  slavery.  The issue of slavery in itself caused severe separations… Continue reading A Division in Slavery