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2015 Schedule


FOH Book Discussion Group

2014 Schedule: 

 All meetings take place at 7:15 pm in the History Department Conference Room (Cramer Hall, Room 441K).
Cramer Hall is located at 1721 SW Broadway (between Smith Center and Lincoln Hall).


JANUARY 29: Stoker, Donald, The Grand Design: Strategy and the U.S. Civil War, Oxford University Press, 2012, 512 pages, ISBN 978-0199931149

FEBRUARY 26: Dos Passos, John, Manhattan Transfer: A Novel, Mariner Books, 2003, 352 pages, ISBN 9780618381869


MARCH 26: Fagan, Brian, Fish on Friday: Feasting, Fasting, and Discovery of the New World, Basic Books, 2006, 368 pgs, ISBN 0465022847 


APRIL 30: Beevor, Antony, The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939, Penguin Books, 2006, 560 pages, ISBN 978-0143037651 


MAY 28: DeVoto, Bernard, 1846: The year of Decision, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2000, 576 pages, ISBN 978-0312267940 


JUNE 25: Borneman, Walter R., The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King—The Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea, Little Brown and Company, 2012, 576 pages, ISBN 9780316097840


JULY 30: Bartlett, Robert, The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350, Princeton University Press, 1994, 447 pgs, ISBN 9780691037806 


AUGUST 27: Findley, Carter Vaughn, The Turks in World History, Oxford University Press, 2004, 320 pages ISBN 978-0195177268 


SEPTEMBER 24: Mowday, Bruce E., September 11, 1777: Washington’s Defeat at Brandywine Dooms Philadelphia, White Mane Pub., 2002, 212 pages, ISBN 9781572493285


OCTOBER 30: Snyder, Timothy, Bloodlands; Europe between Hitler and Stalin, Basic Books, 2012, 560 pgs. ISBN 978-0465031474


NOVEMBER 19: Gaddis, John Lewis, The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past, Oxford University Press, 2004, 208 pages, ISBN 9780195171570


DECEMBER: No Meeting