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Old March 31st, 2009, 03:45 PM   #1
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Historical Reads

I love reading historical books... My favorite book is definitely, Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky... I find it so intriguing to read about historical events in the context of salt and its historical influence.

Anyone else into these kinds of books and have any recommendations?
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Old April 4th, 2009, 01:04 AM   #2
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Sounds like an interesting book JustADream21. I read the reviews on it and plan to look it up the next time I go to the library.

I like reading history books or watching the history channel. You learn so much. It's been awhile though since I've read a history book.

Family history has become really interesting for me lately. My hubby's uncle has been working on Genealogy report for his part of the family. While I was search files to gather my family information for him, I came across something written by my great uncle and it dates back to the early 1800's.

So I've started a family tree. I'm hoping to gather information from all sides of our family to add to the tree. I can't afford to pay for one of those Family Genealogy searches, so I've been asking different people in the family to gather information for me.

I've learned so much already and I think it will be a great way to share some history with my family and grandchildren.
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Old November 17th, 2011, 03:33 AM   #3
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Hey please suggest me some nice historical books.
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