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1407, 2015

The ‘White Terror’

By | July 14th, 2015|Categories: French History|1 Comment

Jean Cottereau, leader of the ‘Chouans’ / en wikipedia.org It is a common misconception that the French Revolution (q.v.), the ‘Terror’ and the fall of Robespierre and other leading Jacobins, led immediately to [...]

606, 2015

More thoughts on that Yalta Conference

By | June 6th, 2015|Categories: A history of Hungary & Austria/Hungary, A History of Poland, Asian History, Austrian history, British History, French History, German History, History in The Balkans, History of Japan, History of Korea, Philosophy, Russian history, US History, World History|0 Comments

The ‘Big Three’ from l. to r. ‘Exhausted’, ‘Dying’, and ‘Exuberant’ / spartacus.educational.com In February, 1945, the second ‘Big Three’ conference took place at Yalta in the Crimea. The first had been in [...]

3105, 2015

The Dominions, and the Statute of Westminster

By | May 31st, 2015|Categories: A History of North America, African History, British History, Commonwealth History, Commonwealth of Nations, English History, History of New Zealand, World History|0 Comments

A part of New Zealand / airnewzealand.ar.com Readers become confused by the essential differences between dominions and colonies and protectorates. The British Empire, when it existed, embraced all three. ‘Dominions’ was the name [...]