Tag Archives: Revolution

Peasants Of The Fourth Estate

In 1789, the bankrupt French monarchy called into existence a meeting of the Estates General, which predictably and lamentably ended up creating a revolutionary maelstrom that ended up sweeping King Louis XVI and his dynasty from the throne and establishing … Continue reading

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Book Review: Revolutionary Brothers

Revolutionary Brothers:  Thomas Jefferson, The Marquis De Lafayette, And The Friendship That Helped Forge Two Nations, by Tom Chaffin The unfortunate truth of the matter is that the lives of Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis De Lafayette did not intersect … Continue reading

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Book Review: Reflections On The Revolution In France

Reflections On The Revelation In France:  A Critical Edition, by Edmund Burke, edited by J.C.D. Clark One of the general indications of our own contemporary age’s moral and intellectual decline is the way that so few people genuinely write these … Continue reading

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Book Review: Summer Of Blood

Summer Of Blood:  England’s First Revolution, by Dan Jones I found this book to be a compelling look at an attempted revolution in England, one which has been a context to numerous other readings I have done, and a troubling … Continue reading

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The Villainy Of Banastre Tarleton

As I have previously discussed the obscure villainy of James Wilkinson [1], one of the most notable villains of early American history, I thought it would be fitting and balanced to provide a brief account of the contemporary villainy of … Continue reading

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