Review of In the Wake of Hannibal by U.S. Review of Books

reviewed by Peter M. Fitzpatrick “Cannae would take its place alongside the battle of Marathon and the battle of Gaugamela as one of the most one-sided victories in the history of warfare.” The Carthaginian Empire successfully invaded the Iberian Peninsula (Modern Spain) after Hamilcar Barca established Carthage’s presence there, initially to secure important gold and [...]

A Guest Post from Arlene Sen. Why I’m Voting Against Trump: It’s Personal Now!

It’s Personal Now The big-toothed grin of the enormous painted face on Steeplechase, the Coney Island playland, will always be one of my best memories. Papa Jimmy took me to Steeplechase during the summers.  He put up with the crowds and noise so his little girl could enjoy all  the rides in the cavernous Victorian [...]