Short reviews of Dollars for Life, by Mary Ziegler, and The Encyclopedia of Confederate Generals, by Samuel W. Mitcham, Jr.
Polemics & Exchanges: May 2023
Letters between Polish-American Chronicles columnist Tom Piatak and Polish national Michal Krupa, debating Poland's role in the Russo-Ukrainian War.
World War II, Served Slightly Woke
In Blood and Ruins: The Last Imperial War, Richard Overy gives a comprehensive analysis of World War II, despite a tiresome woke influence on the topic of imperialism.
What We Are Reading: May 2023
Short reviews of Pevsner's Architectural Glossary, by Nikolaus Pevsner, and Memoirs of Prince Alexy Haimatoff, by Thomas Jefferson Hogg.
The Hitler of Legend
Contrary to the standard view of historians, Hitler was not a conservative with pre-World War I aristocratic values, but a radical revolutionary who upended the traditional German power structure.
A Colonial History of African-Americans
In African Founders, David Hackett Fischer asserts that the traditions of liberty, equality, and the rule of law often transcended the evils of slavery in early America and were embraced, with impressive results, by masters and slaves alike.
The Shameless Son
Jared Kushner should be ashamed of himself for his blatant, unfathomable, and utterly unacceptable profiteering from his father-in-law’s presidency. But shame is a word unknown to the 45th president’s son-in-law.