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Mad Men - Season 6 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Jon Hamm
Mad Men - Season 6 [DVD] DVD ~ Jon Hamm
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Breaking new ground in TV, sophisticated dissection of the 1960s set in cut-throat world of NY advertising. Carismatic, amoral, but deeply troubled protagonist ; fascinating and amusing support cast, brilliant dialogue.
The Bible in Spain; Or, the Journeys, Adventures, &hellip by George Henry Borrow
Computer-generated mess., text and footnotes jumbled together. Unreadable. See comments on Vol 1, above, Such productions should not be commercialized. Returned to Amazon.
The War that Ended Peace: How Europe abandoned pea&hellip by Professor Margaret MacMillan
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Macmillan's lively study of the various contributing factors to a European slaughter as pointless as unavoidable, shows how decisions of a defensive nature by the major players added up in the long run to a general offensive --- a war long awaited as inevitable, and which could have been sparked at several flash-points before 1914. But every diplomatic solution seemed to leave less room for manoeuvre in the future, till the cataclysm (or should one say orgasm?) of nationalist exuberance found its outlet and downfall in the trenches. Lessons for the future? Can resurgent China be accommodated in the world order, as Wilhelmine Germany could not? After its 1905 debacle against Japan and 1908… Read more

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