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A group for those interested and involved in entering the personal libraries of famous readers into LibraryThing as Legacy Libraries. For discussions …
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Any member who wants to talk about books, people, events that happened that long ago. What were you reading 50+ years ago? In elementary school? In …
For those that love to delve into the past and get lost in a saga about a past era.
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Devoted to those who enjoy reading non-fiction, even when they don't have to.
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Come and jump through history with us. This is a group for anyone who loves to read about history. We have monthly themes chosen and hosted by our …
Group for talking about ancient history, particularly Greek and Roman, but also including that of other ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern …
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A place to discuss books on military history and related topics.
Pulitzer, Booker, Nobel, Orange, PEN-Faulkner, Booker International, Whitbread, Hugo, Edgar, Nebula, etc. A place to discuss the merits and failures …
A group for those who dig American History. From colonial to Vietnam.
All Aboard! This group is for the discussion of trains, railroads and railways, their equipment, function, books about railroad (and railways), …
A place for discussing history in general. Why do you read history? What does it mean to you? How do you approach various interpretations of the past? …
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Here's a place to discuss the history of theology and science. Augustine, to Galileo, to Voltaire, to Papal Encyclicals. Biblical textual analysis, …
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For anyone interested in ancient and medieval manuscripts, the history of books and related subjects. Topics of interest include the Dead Sea scrolls, …
Reading about all the former presidents will show what has lead up to the historical events that are being made in 2009. My sister and I are both …
For those studying the great American Civil War that tested whether that nation, or any nation, so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. …
A group to share research, theories and maybe books about the Authorship of the Shakespeare plays. Focus on Edward De Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford.
A group for linguists, armchair linguists, would-be linguists, budding linguists, linguists-in-training, linguistic anthropologists, and/or anybody …
Group for discussion of books on World War II. All facets of the conflict are fair game. The causes of the war, military strategy, social history, the …
A group for those with an interest in medieval history, art, music, literature, philosophy, theology, language, warfare - in short, any aspect of …
Each written history has its own viewpoint, but which is correct and why? Is it the big men that make the big movements of history or the other way …
American Revolution & Founding Fathers History
For those of us interested in maps, atlases, and books about cartography.
From Sappho to ACT UP and after.
We read and discuss books about indigenous peoples (First Nations, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Pacific Islanders, Maori people, Indigenous …
All things Chinese before about 1000 years ago
A group for readers who enjoy British history set during the 18th and 19th centuries, particularly the Georgian and Regency eras.
Book and general discussion about air combat, from Eindeckers to Raptors, Zeppelins to Spirits; fiction and non-fiction.
Samuel Johnson and his circle met there regularly and called themselves the Club. Walter Jackson Bate described it as 'the most remarkable assemblage …
For those who dig Arthurian texts and novels. Discuss King Arthur, Camelot, the Knights, Avalon, etc.
The cast of characters is so fascinating and the books so entertaining, I feel there is no need to read historical fiction in this genre! I got …
A group for people who are interested in a wide spectrum of world history from the earliest civilizations to the present.
This is a group to replace the old group "History Fans" which apparently got deleted. This group will discuss all sorts of history without being …
Founded in 1748 (according to the 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue), this ultra-secret society has finally resurfaced to reclaim our proper …
A group for those with an interest in reading about all aspects of Africa.
For lovers of things to do with Ancient Egypt, specifically (Hieroglyphs, etc).
A group for people who like reading Norse mythology, history, fiction, whatever!
A place for arm-chair archaeologists ... although we'd be happy to welcome the field workers who actually have to deal with heat, dust, locals, and …
For those who are interested in the history and culture of Elizabethan England.
History is not only a discipline to be carried out in formal academic circles. It is a discipline widely relevant to every day life and interesting to …
This group includes the personal libraries of the populace of the Kingdom of Atlantia. Note: This group is not sponsored by nor affiliated with the …
A group covering the history of Diplomacy and International Relations.