The Historians reading group meets monthly to discuss books from all areas of history. Do you want to learn more about political history? Social history? Military history? This is your chance to read and discuss history books recognized by historians as the best in their discipline. Under the expert guidance of Dr. Donna McBride, who has taught history for almost forty years at both the secondary and university levels, The Historians will be reading and discussing one book per month. If history is your passion, your interest, or the discipline you want to know better, this group is designed for you!
September 5, October 3, November 14, and December 5, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Sept 5 - Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, Nathaniel Philbrick
Oct 3 - The Gamble: General Patraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, Thomas E. Ricks
Nov 14 - SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, Mary Beard
Dec 5 - Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill, Candice Millard
$125/semester; $35/session – General and $100/semester; $25/session – Exclusive Members