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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 …
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For those that love to delve into the past and get lost in a saga about a past era.
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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 …
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Devoted to those who enjoy reading non-fiction, even when they don't have to.
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A place to discuss books on military history and related topics.
A group for those interested and involved in entering the personal libraries of famous readers into LibraryThing as Legacy Libraries. For discussions …
Group for talking about ancient history, particularly Greek and Roman, but also including that of other ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern …
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? …
A group for those who enjoy reading books on American History -- From Discovery through the present.
A group for linguists, armchair linguists, would-be linguists, budding linguists, linguists-in-training, linguistic anthropologists, and/or anybody …
Pulitzer, Booker, Nobel, Orange, PEN-Faulkner, Booker International, Whitbread, Hugo, Edgar, Nebula, etc. A place to discuss the merits and failures …
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A group for people that like to read about Africa. Fiction, travel, history, or other material centered on Africa, from Egypt to South Africa, Senegal …
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 …
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 …
For anyone interested in ancient and medieval manuscripts, the history of books and related subjects. Topics of interest include the Dead Sea scrolls, …
A group for readers who enjoy British history set during the 18th and 19th centuries, particularly the Georgian and Regency eras.
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 …
A group for those with an interest in medieval history, art, music, literature, philosophy, theology, language, warfare - in short, any aspect of …
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.
For those who dig Arthurian texts and novels. Discuss King Arthur, Camelot, the Knights, Avalon, etc.
Book and general discussion about air combat, from Eindeckers to Raptors, Zeppelins to Spirits; fiction and non-fiction.
For those who are interested in the history and culture of Elizabethan England.
All Aboard! This group is for the discussion of trains, railroads and railways, their equipment, function, books about railroad (and railways), …
A group for people who like reading Norse mythology, history, fiction, whatever!
American Revolution & Founding Fathers History
For those studying the great American Civil War that tested whether that nation, or any nation, so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. …
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 …
For those of us interested in maps, atlases, and books about cartography.
Here's a place to discuss the history of theology and science. Augustine, to Galileo, to Voltaire, to Papal Encyclicals. Biblical textual analysis, …
From Sappho to ACT UP and after.
A group for people who are interested in a wide spectrum of world history from the earliest civilizations to the present.
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 …
All things Chinese before about 1000 years ago
We read and discuss books about indigenous peoples (First Nations, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Pacific Islanders, Maori people, Indigenous …
A group for anyone interested in the roots, principles, men, and any other topics related to the American Founding. I define that as from 1763 (end of …
Founded in 1748 (according to the 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue), this ultra-secret society has finally resurfaced to reclaim our proper …
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 …
A group covering the history of Diplomacy and International Relations.