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Post Apocalyptic / Civilization Building Books – Part 5 – The General (Raj Whitehall)

July 8, 2012

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Another civilization (re)building is The General series (aka Raj Whitehall). This is one in the future where a galactic empire has collapsed and still functioning battle computer selects Raj Whitehall to be the unifying force to rebuild the empire and imparts the knowledge to do so. Like any good series, this builds in each book […]

Post Apocalyptic / Civilization Building Books – Part 4 – The Change / Emberverse

July 4, 2012

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The Nantucket series is one of my favorite series and is by S. M. Stirling. It is tied very loosely to another series by Stirling known as the Emberverse series, collectively known as The Change series. Both were set in motion by the same event but are very different. One (Emberverse) deals with the world […]

Post Apocalyptic / Civilization Building Books – Part 3 – Belisarius

July 4, 2012

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(Culled from Part 1 – see Part 2 for rationale). Sticking with the historical ones (and not a true post apocalypse in sight yet), I would now like to recommend David Drake’s and Eric Flint’s Belisarius series. In the far future, 2 sides (good and evil) wage a war by each sending back an artificial […]

Post Apocalyptic / Civilization Building Books – Part 2 – Conrad Stargard

July 4, 2012

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I am breaking up my Post Apocalyptic posting into parts, one per book series or book since I plan a whole series of postings on this. Furthermore, after further thought about the common elements, I realized that the common thread is actually civilization building. There are many post-apocalyptic books and movies I have liked, but […]

Post Apocalyptic / Civilization Building Books – Part 1 – Lest Darkness Fall

June 30, 2012

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Firstly, I am not trying to give a full review of these books. My meagar writing and recalling skills are not up to that. Instead, I just wanted to present these all together in one posting to create a list of the best of post apocalyptic books. Also, let me say that these are not […]