Daily Archives: September 19, 2015

Book Review: Outnumbered

Outnumbered: Incredible Stories of History’s Most Surprising Battlefield Upsets, by Cormac O’Brien In this reasonably short book there are some puzzles. It is, in the main, a book that provides an easy-to-read summary of the prelude, conduct, and aftermath of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lincoln’s Political Thought

Lincoln’s Political Thought, by George Kateb Given the wide variety of material about Abraham Lincoln, much of it highly variable in terms of its approaches and points of view, often what someone writes about Abraham Lincoln tells one more about … Continue reading

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Welcomed Home Again: The Sad Fate Of Svetozar Boroevic

In one of the graves of the Central Cemetery in Vienna there lies the body of Svetozar Boroevic, a Serbian-born soldier who died shortly after World War I but who considered himself a Croat and who came from a family … Continue reading

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