Tag Archives: Czech Republic

Book Review: Bohemia: An Historical Sketch

Bohemia:  An Historical Sketch, by Count Lutzow The subject of the history of the Czech people is not one that is well-known to English language readers.  This book presents a reasonably sized and reasonably scholarly effort at discussing the trends … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hussite Revolution: 1424-1437

The Hussite Revolution:  1424-1437, by F.M. Bartosh For English-language readers, the Hussite revolution in Bohemia and Moravia (now the Czech Republic) is an obscure subject that is known to few except those who are passionately interested in late medieval history … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jan Zizka, The Hussite

Jan Zizka, The Hussite (On His Quincentenary), by R. Urbanek Outside of those interested in the history of the Czech people, and those whose interest in the military history of the late European Middle Ages is profound, Jan Zizka is … Continue reading

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Book Review: All Life Is Problem Solving

All Life Is Problem Solving, by Karl Popper In reading a book like this one has to temper one’s expectations.  Typically when a great philosopher or writer dies, there are a lot of essays and generally unread speech transcripts and … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Ray Of Light

A Ray Of Light:  Reinhard Heydrich, Ledice, And The North Straffordshire Miners, by Russell Phillips [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by the author.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] One of the unfortunate aspects about the … Continue reading

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The Three Defenestrations Of Prague

[Note: This essay was originally written a few years ago [1], but thanks to some conversation today I have decided to expand on it a little and provide some additional explanations about my favorite form of social protest.] Introduction As … Continue reading

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Visegrad: An Alternative Prophetic Fulfillment

Though many people would little suspect it, I have a great personal interest in prophecy, little suspected because I have spent far too many years of my life dealing with people whose continual half-baked speculations on end-time prophecy were designed … Continue reading

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