M. A. Ramos

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,092
Helpful votes received on reviews: 82% (1,935 of 2,355)
Location: Florida USA
Birthday: 24 Dec
In My Own Words:
I live in Florida, USA. Am interested in Military History and Biblical Studies. I am trying to build an extensive theology library. I also am doing what I can to rebuild the Immaculate Heart of Mary's Hermitage Chapel and Library located in West Melbourne. Some of the books on my wish list are for the their library.

Interests
Theology, Biblical Studies, History, Monastic Studies.
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,092 - Total Helpful Votes: 1935 of 2355
Ten Tea Parties: Patriotic Protests That History F&hellip by Joseph Cummins
4.0 out of 5 stars A Quick Read, 5 Mar 2012
The author has written short concise chapters in which he summarizes some of the political and sometimes violent protest against taxes that took place before the American Revolution. The colonist did not like being taxed with out being represented or the monopoly of the East Indianian Tea Company. The author does not write about these protest in a vacuum; he gives the reader an introduction of the politics and economics of the period. These political protest of the time are placed in the geopolitical context of the economic problems the Great Britain was facing because of the cost of protecting these very colonies. Especially after incurring the cost of the Seven Years' War… Read more
Hell & Back Again [Blu-ray] [2011] [US Import] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Danfung Dennis
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
This documentary was filmed by Danfung Dennis. Danfung is a photojournalist and was embedded with U.S.M.C., Company E, 2nd Battalion, in a 2009 assault on Taliban forces in southern Afghanistan. This is not the standard documentary; we see appropriately sanitized war footage along with life when returning home. The subject in this case was 25 yr. old Sargent Nathan Harris who was wounded in his last mission before returning home.

There is combat footage along with the Marines social mission of working with the local population and winning their confidence. The populace knows the U.S presence will eventually leave and they fear the Taliban reprisals, so it is a thankless task for… Read more
The Dolphin in the Mirror: Exploring Dolphin Minds&hellip by Diana Reiss
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
This book starts off with a prologue that has nothing too do with dolphins but is an interesting read. Dr. Reiss has shared what she recalls as her part in the rescue of the humpback whale Humphrey back in 1985. Though a compelling read it seems she has given herself a more prominent role than I have read about from other accounts of the rescue. Regardless of what transpired with those involved in the rescue it shows that she was considered an expert in her field and it must not have hurt that she was available and in the vicinity.

The body of the book then starts in earnest and she take us back another ten years too relate how she left her original field of study and work too… Read more

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