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Reflections of the Classical and Renaissance Ideas – From Bosch’s Brabant to Fragonard’s Paris
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Reflections of the Classical and Renaissance Ideas – From Bosch’s Brabant to Fragonard’s Paris

  By Bonnie James Fragonard: The Fantasy Figures October 8 – December 3, 2017 West Building, Main Floor Bosch to Bloemaert: Early Netherlandish Drawings from the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam October 8, 2017 – January 7, 2018 West Building, East Outer Tier Two new exhibitions opened on Sunday, Oct. […]

Book Review: Sam Quinones, Dreamland–The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic
Economy Modern Culture & Reviews Uncategorized

Book Review: Sam Quinones, Dreamland–The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic

From `Dreamland’ to Nightmare in One Generation Sam Quinones, Dreamland–The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic New York; Bloomsbury Press, 2015 by George Canning “Dreamland.”  The very name invokes the Earthly paradise of cities and suburbs of yesteryear, and journalist Sam Quinones begins his “True Tale” with a prefatory chapter […]

New Attack on Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine leaders Dr. Natalia Vitrenko and Vladimir Marchenko
International Affairs World

New Attack on Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine leaders Dr. Natalia Vitrenko and Vladimir Marchenko

On Victory over Fascism Day, May 9, Neo-Nazi “National Corps” (former Azov Battalion unit) staged new attack on Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine leaders Dr. Natalia Vitrenko and Vladimir Marchenko May 12—Early Tuesday morning, as the USA, Canada, and European countries had celebrated V-E Day (May 8), the 72nd anniversary […]

Economy History Modern Culture & Reviews

Book Review: George Washington’s Vision for Foreign and Domestic Peace and Prosperity

By Nancy Spannaus First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built His—and the Nation’s—Prosperity Edward G. Lengel Da Capo Press, Boston, 2016, 280 pp. February 2017–As director of the Washington Papers documentary editing project at the University of Virginia, author Edward G. Lengel has been working for 20 years on the extensive […]

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Don’t Get Your History from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton”!

By Nancy Spannaus Hamilton: The Revolution Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter Grand Central Publishing, 2016, 288 pages. March 2017—It is quite possible, as great philosophers have pointed out, for a misguided or totally erroneous action to have positive consequences. So might be the case with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash Broadway hit […]

History International Affairs World

Moscow Points to London, Obama as Drivers of War Danger

By Rachel Douglas April 18—As the Trump Administration of the USA exercised a quick trigger-finger in attacking Syria’s Shayrat airbase with cruise missiles on April 7, and has made increasingly ominous statements about unilateral action to terminate North Korea’s military programs, Russian political leaders and diplomats, so far, have kept […]