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May 15, 2015

Many thanks to Dr. Jim Thurman, HMU alumnus, for today’s book review. It originally appeared in HMU’s May 2015 newsletter.

Whitfield, Donald H., ed. Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian. Chicago: Great Books Foundation, 2013. Print.

You are Odysseus! Ah, dear child! I could not see you until now… -The Odyssey, Book 19

Reading histories of the world’s various nations and peoples,

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