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Review: Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution by Eric Jay Dolin, (New York: Liveright, 2022)

Compared to the rest of the literature on the American Revolution, the war at sea gets relatively little attention.  Eric Jay Dolin has joined a small cadre of writers and historians trying to rectify that shortfall.  In his latest book, Dolin takes … Continue reading

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Review: The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn, An Untold Story of the American Revolution by Robert P. Watson

Andersonville. Bataan. Auschwitz. All conjure up images of disillusion, devastation, and death. All are infamously known as harsh prisoner-of-war camps. When those words are read, images flash through your mind and memory of hollow faces attached to gaunt bodies staring … Continue reading

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