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Posted on Mar 12, 2005 in Books and Movies

The Soldier’s View – The Civil War Art of Keith Rocco – Book Review

Unlike some of the other great artists, Keith Rocco follows the everyday life of the common soldier and not just the commanders with the famous names and endless deeds of daring. By doing this, Keith Rocco brings the Civil War to life on canvas. Every aspect of life during this period has attention brought to it. From drilling to camp life and of course, battle.

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Posted on Feb 17, 2005 in Books and Movies

Notorious Prisons – Book Review

The book follows a timeline from the earliest days of Egypt, up to and including the recent alleged charges at Abu Ghraib prison, in Iraq (2345 BC to present). From the tale of the Hebrew slave Joseph, to Socrates and medieval prisons. From the ‘Man In The Iron Mask’, to Sing-Sing. Devil’s Island, to Abu Ghraib.

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