Politics

Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler’s Defeat

Giles Milton has written a true-life thriller about one of the darkest periods in history. Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare is…

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Chinggis Khan

1.Born circa 1162, Chinggis Khan’s birth name was Temujin, meaning “blacksmith.” The spelling of his name, Chinggis, differs among scholars;…

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr.

1. Martin Luther King Jr. was born Michael King Jr., but his father, Michael King Sr., changed both of their…

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Defending the Public’s Enemy

To call Ramsey Clark (1927-), Attorney General in Lyndon Johnson’s administration, and one of the principal architects of the 1965…

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Revolutionary Lives: Constance and Casimir Markievicz

On the final page of her book, author Lauren Arrington, a senior lecturer at the Institute of Irish Studies, University of…

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His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, A Life

The author of well-received and best-selling books about Franklin D. Roosevelt and Barack Obama, a seasoned political analyst on MSNBC…

4 months ago

Churchill: The Unexpected Hero

Paul Addison’s Churchill: The Unexpected Hero builds on his earlier Oxford Dictionary of National Biography entry in presenting a more…

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Hitler and the Nazi Darwinian World View

Untangling the cause and effect relationships embedded in historical events can be a complicated endeavor. This is especially true when complex…

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Napoleon and Hitler: A Comparative Biography

Writer and commentator Dennis Prager has often argued that people who see themselves as victims are responsible for a lot…

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Cleopatra: A Life

We are told not to judge a book by its cover. In this case, however, Stacy Schiff chose an appropriate…

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