Title: Delphi: A History of the Center of the Ancient World Author: Michael Scott Genre: History Publisher: Princeton Release Date: 2014 Format: Hardcover Pages: 440 Note: This book was provided by press.princeton.edu as a review copy, though opinions below are entirely my own. Living in a world that seems to inject an element of magic … Continue reading Paging the Past: A compelling gaze into “the belly button of the ancient world”
Title: No Greater Valor: The Siege of Bastogne and the Miracle That Sealed Allied Victory Author: Jerome R. Corsi Ph.D. Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Thomas Nelson Release Date: October 28, 2014 Format: Hardcover Pages: 384 Source: http://www.amazon.com/No-Greater-Valor-Bastogne-Miracle/dp/1595555218/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1424259376&sr=1-1&keywords=no+greater+valor The role of faith in the military is a worthy subject as it plays a key role in a … Continue reading Paging the Past: No Greater Valor and the role of faith in a pivotal WWII battle
In the world of archaeological discovery, few sites capture the global imagination than those destroyed by Vesuvius in 79 A.D. From the Pompeii Exhibit on display in America to the new Hollywood motion picture about the town’s demise, it’s a hot topic.
Title: St. Francis Author: Robert West Genre: Biography Publisher: Thomas Nelson Release Date: 2010 Format: Paperback Pages: 240 There are two historical figures who intrigue me like none other: Ben Franklin and St. Francis of Assisi. Indeed, few religious figures are as universally admired as Francis. In the inspiring biography “Saint Francis,” Robert West crafts and … Continue reading Paging the Past with “St. Francis” by Robert West
This podcast features a conversation with Laura Bang. Laura works with Special and Digital Collections at Villanova University’s Falvey Memorial Library. She’s also active in the Philadelphia Digital Humanities community, which is where we often collaborate. She’ll tell us about two digital humanities projects built by students at Villanova. One takes a look at the … Continue reading Laura Bang on classroom digital humanities projects at Villanova University
Note: The titles in this book review were provided to be as review copies by their publishers. I wrote these reviews because I they mean something to me, and I think you might like them as well. The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users by Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick I’ve been … Continue reading Book Review: On Art, Leadership Impact and Leadership