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History Book Club - 2014 (Free)

Lancaster Public Library

History Book Club - 2014 (Free)
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Love history? Love reading about it? Does meeting and discussing books with people of similar interests sound like a great way to spend an hour or two? Then come to Lancaster Public Library’s History Book Club. The titles selected will be written by eminent historians and will also be eminently readable. They can cover any country or era. You will help decide future selections. The History Book Club meets the first Wednesday of the month at 6pm.

The discussion will be moderated by Erik Berthoud who has a B.A. degree in Medieval Studies from Penn State and a Masters in Medieval History from St. Andrews university in Scotland.

2015 Book Selections:

January Longitude by Dava Sobel

February  A History of the Crusades; Second Edition by Jonathan Riley-Smith

March  The Swiss & The Nazi's:  How The Alpine Republic Survived In the Shadow of the Third Reich by Stephen P Halbrook

April  Gods, Graves, & Scholars:  The Story of Archaeology Sections 1 & 2 by CW Cerum

May  Gods, Graves, & Scholars:  The Story of Archaeology Sections 3, 4, & 5.     

June  The Kingdom of Matthais:  A Story of Sex and Salvation in 19th Century America by Paul E Johnson & Sean Wilentz

July  A Most Dangerous Book:  Tacitus' Germania From The Roman Empire To The Third Reich by Christpher B Krebs

Augus:  On China, Chapters 1-9 by Henry Kissinger

September  On China, Chapters 10-Epilogue     

October  Empires and Barbarians:  The Fall of Rome & the Birth of Europe, Chapters 1-6 by Peter Heather

November  Empires and Barbarians:  The Fall of Rome & the Birth of Europe, Chapters 7-11       

December  Eccentric Culture:  A Theory of Western Civilization by Remi Brague



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Lancaster Public Library
125 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602-2883

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 6:00 PM (PST)

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