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Books to Read
- Stilicho recommendations:
- The Fall of the Roman Empire by Peter Heather
- How Rome Fell by Adrian Goldsworthy.
- The Fall of Rome and the End of Civilization by Bryan Ward-Perkins
- The Restoration of Rome by Peter Heather.
- Empires of Faith by Peter Sarris focuses on the various states that succeeded the Roman Empire up to the rise of Islam. It strikes a good balance between narrative and explanation, it's a very good standalone work on the period after the fall.
- History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours.
- The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Practical Book of Oriental Rugs, by George Griffin Lewis (1913).
- We, Zamyatin, novel about a future organized society. See the Haywood review.
- General View of the Criminal Law of England, James Stephen (1863).
- Householders' Guide to Community Defence Against Bureaucratic Aggression (1972) JAY. Too expensive. $180 used. Out of print.
- Michael Thompson’s 2005 book, Understanding Independent School Parents (co-written with Alison Fox Mazzola)
- Calculus Made Easy, up on the Web.
- Memorabilia, Xenophon.
- An Essay on the History of Civil Society, Adam Ferguson.
- Henry Friendly: Greatest Judge of His Era, by Dorsen.
- "The Registers of the Consistory of Geneva at the Time of Calvin: Volume 1: 1542-1544," 2002,
by Mrs. Isabella M. Watt (Editor), Mr. Robert M. Kingdon (Editor), Mr. Thomas A. Lambert (Editor).
Books I Have Read That Are Good
- Dorothy Crawford, Viruses: A Very Short Introduction.
- Rex Stout, The Rubber Band, The Red Box.