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“Blood and Ruins,” a revelatory history
Blood and Ruins: The Last Imperial War, 1931-1945, by British historian Richard Overy. That’s the book that has transformed my mind. So much so, every day I find myself absorbing news about our world and events within it with such … Continue reading
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Who cares why World War I began?
A couple of months ago, a question, disconnected from anything I was doing or thinking at the time, popped up in my head: “How did we — the U.S., that is — get into World War I?” We all know … Continue reading
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