Most people think of our 50th state as a sort of paradise vacation destination, and few know much about its culture and history. These books are all very readable, but will deepen the visitor’s appreciation and understanding of this very special place. jand
Tired of the Tudors? Meet the Plantaganets: the houses of York (white rose) and Lancaster (red rose), whose conflict over the English throne in the 15th century is known as the Wars of the Roses (and which inspired George R. R. Martin’s medieval fantasy epic).