Tag: history

History of Empires by Robert Dean (Book Review #205)

Lean Stone Book Club kindly requested these short book reviews. History of Empires is a short book written about the history of the Roman, American, and British Empires. It also covers Sparta and Babylon and their history. Since it is a short book, it…

History of Russia by Ian Maslow (Book Review #181)

This short book review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. History of Russia is a book written with the intention of providing sufficient information about Russia from the early (800-1200) right up until the breakup of the Union.

Vikings by Michael J. Stewart (Book Review #207)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. Vikings is a book writing about the history, mythology, and the Rune Stones of these well know pirate raids. It begins with explaining where the word ‘Viking’ originates from and how it all started….

History of the 20th century by Wayne M. Nestor (Book Review #191)

History of the 20th century is a short book written about the events that shaped the world, politically, developmentally, and structurally. The book provides a small description of famous Politicians and important men that were around the 20th century such as Churchill, John Kennedy,…

Mythology: Folklore, Myths & Legends by Michael J. Stewart (Book Review #178)

Lean Stone Book Club kindly requested this short book review. Mythology is a book written about the legends and stories (where they originated) of Jews, Egyptians, Norse, Christian, Roman and the Greeks. The traditions, tales, and information are obtained from scripts and scrolls found…

American History by Andrew White (Book Review #182)

This short book review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. American History is a book written about the time between the Indians right up until the modern times. It focuses on the American people and the events that have shaped to be what…

The Slope of Kongwa Hill: A Boy’s Tale of Africa by Anthony R. Edwards (Book Review #147)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 2 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” This is an autobiographical novel written about a boy named Anthony Edwards. He moves from England to Tanganyika…

The History of New Innovations in Modern Medicine by Dr. James D. Okun MD, Evangelita Goodwell (Book Review #16)

  This book is almost like a dedicated memoir of collected physicians that have almost become forgotten by the modern society, of whom their discoveries are to this day the reason why many of us have the ability to live a longer life. In…

Chapter 2: Lesson 3: First Civilizations – 3500 BC -300 CE

Assyria The Assyrians occupied the north parts of Mesopotamia. This is what is now known as north of Iraq. Due to the land being attacked all the time, they decided to fight beforehand instead of just wait and defend. This made them great conquerors….