Samuel J Nelo

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The Dalai Lama Reveals the Ultimate Strategy for Dealing with Anger

The Dalai Lama is a man known for sharing wisdom and enlightenment. So you wouldn’t think he’s someone that gets angry.<p>This isn’t the case. In a …

The Suez Emergency: The forgotten war of the conscript soldier

<b>Sixty-five years ago thousands of British conscripts were sent to Egypt to defend the Suez Canal in the wake of rising Egyptian nationalism. Poorly trained and under-equipped, they faced a brutal and bloody situation, protecting British interests in a conflict they wanted no part of.</b><p>In October 1951 …

History

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Author explores little-known World War II battle

San Diegan Vincent O’Hara is the author or co-author of 11 books about military history. Most have been published by the Naval Institute Press, which …

World History

Five great Historical Fiction series

With the release of <i>Bloodline</i>, the third book in the brilliant War of the Roses series by Conn Iggulden, this month I thought what better time than to …

The Gunpowder Plot – a Summary

Like all good conspiracy stories, the tale of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 is one that combines elements of mystery, intrigue, suspense and of course, …

Words in your ears: the 10 best books podcasts

A bookseller and writer chooses his favourite audio options for those occasions when actually reading a book would be ill-advised<p>You can’t read books all the time; trust me, I’ve tried (and like I said to the officer, at least I wasn’t texting and driving). The next best thing is a good books …

Books

BOOK EXCERPT: King Cnut and the Viking Conquest of England 1016 by W.B. Bartlett

Our friends at <b>Amberley</b> have been kind enough to run a special promotion for Medievalists readers. <b>Until November 30th, 2016 Medievalists.net readers</b> …