Daily Archives: October 3, 2017

The Age Of Seccession: The Kurds

A couple days ago, a large majority of voters in Iraqi Kurdistan voted for their independence in a unilateral referendum that was not supported by Iraq nor by any other nation in the Middle East except for Israel.  Although Iraqi … Continue reading

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Book Review: Richard III: England’s Black Legend

Richard III:  England’s Black Legend, by Desmond Seward This book is a pleasure to read despite the fact that the author expresses his bias pretty openly.  On the other hand, maybe part of the pleasure of reading this book does … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Last Days Of Richard III

The Last Days Of Richard III, by John Ashdown-Hill One of the more entertaining controversies about English history and its contemporary relevance is the fight that goes on over the life and behavior of Richard III.  Some of the facts … Continue reading

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