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Michael Rank

3.47 of 5 Votes: 5
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History's Most Insane Rulers: Lunatics, Eccentrics, and Megalomaniacs From Emperor Caligula to Kim Jong Il (2013)
language
English
3.32 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: The first few chapters were good, interesting, fun reading. To hear all the outlandish things some of the rulers had done was quite amusing and a little disturbing. Made me feel pretty normal! However the last two chapters took a sharp turn that was an abrupt departure from th...
From Muhammed to Burj Khalifa: A Crash Course in 2,000 Years of Middle East History (2013)
language
English
3.46 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: It was a book worth reading, and it was very quick! Mr. Rank simplifies such a complex and difficult situation so that the reader can attain a basic understanding of why the Middle East is such a volatile area. It will not give significant details, but I found that it peaked my i...
Off the Edge of the Map: Marco Polo, Captain Cook, and 9 Other Travelers and Explorers That Pushed the Boundaries of the Known World (2014)
language
English
3.42 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This was a neat idea. It gives some interesting info, enough for me to finish reading the book. But sometimes the writing wasn't very good. There were odd words and phrases where I would have to reread to determine what he was really trying to say. It sometimes seemed disordered....
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