Wed, August 30, 2006 • 7:00 PM • At his home. Map available in the Plan II Honors office, WC Hogg 4.104
Both authors make vivid the difference between democracy and more authoritarian regimes at war, and both try to look beneath the surface of events to the real causes.
Washington's Crossing, a recent Pulitzer Prize winner in history, is a page-turner about a pivotal event in American history. Fischer brilliantly describes the different styles of command in the two armies, and shows how a series of good choices saved the American cause from defeat. Read as much of this as you'd like, bu