American Axe by Brett McLeod | The Book Review

American Axe by Brett McLeod | The Book Review

Woodsman and forester Brett McLeod’s book is filled with history and beautiful photographs from a time when people used axes for survival, shelter, food, and work. From its humble origins, the axe became a status symbol. Mcleod examines the axe’s role in the homesteading of America, the golden age of the axe industry, modern axes, restoring that old axe in the garage, and axe throwing.

Book Review | Washington’s General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway

Book Review | Washington’s General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by Terry Golway

Of all the people who achieved military fame during the American Revolution, Nathanael Greene was one of the least likely people to have earned such distinction. He was born into a well-off Quaker family, suffered from asthma, walked with a limp, was prone to self pity, and never won a battle as an independent commander….