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One man's tale, one man's considerable impact

Advantages: Fascinating, easy to read
Disadvantages: A little too much post-War material for me

(A little galling to propose this product and have a "Lifted" review bag the "First review" - but there you go!!) This book tells a gripping story, and its fascination derives from several factors. Firstly, it is essentially one man’s wartime story. ...

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Review of Behind Enemy Lines - Sir Tommy MacPherson, Richard Bath

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A superb account of a remarkable hero's life.

Advantages: So touched
Disadvantages: Let me cry

...wish the author had taken more time and expanded on what he did with the resistance instead of all the athletic and business story. I am sure there were many many things that did not make it into the book. Why call it behind the lines when a more correc ...

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Re-inventing Thucydides

Advantages: Good for lazy intellects.
Disadvantages: Bad for serious students.

RE-INVENTING THUCYDIDES Thucydides on Strategy, by Platias, Athanassios G. and Koliopoulos, Constantinos, Hurst and Company, London, 2010, ISBN9781849040228 (hardback), 9781849040112 (paperback), 197 pages. It is a common vice of some ...

Eustratios 05.11.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Thucydides on Strategy - Athanassios G. Platias

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The world is not as you thought it was

Advantages: an important theory regarding mans early history
Disadvantages: quite a technical in its presentation

In my everlasting quest to find the true roots of rise to power I read many books that cover the same territory, once you push back into the darkest shadows of our earliest times, there is only so much you can find to discuss. Urbanization, global politic ...

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Review of Civilization One - Alan Butler, Christopher Knight

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That iconic panda

Advantages: Interesting history of a global organization
Disadvantages: The book didn't have the expected focus on WWF's work with wildlife

Saving The World's Wildlife: WWF - The First 50 Years by Alexis Schwarzenbach is, rather unsurprisingly, the story of the formation and first five decades of one of the worlds foremost conservation organisations, the World Wide Fund for Nature (or World W ...

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Review of Saving The World's Wildlife WWF The First 50 Years - Alexis Schwarzenbach

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