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I love Amazon for Christmas! Meine Gattin bought me two doorstops: Alan Watson, Ring of Steel and Stephen Kotkin, Stalin, Paradoxes of Power. I have already dipped into a library copy of Watson and almost wish that I hadn’t. Prepping … Continue reading

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On the day in history …

61 years ago today, one of the most evil men in human history died. Joseph Stalin died on this day in 1953 http://t.co/Spzwjtksk1 pic.twitter.com/U1lhaomflY — History Today (@HistoryToday) March 5, 2014 Had he died 25 years earlier, tens of millions … Continue reading

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