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The Long Chinese Civil War (War and Peace in East Asia, Lecture 7)

Today’s lecture starts with S.C.M. Paine’s account of what the calls the Long Chinese Civil War, a nearly unbroken span of large-scale civil conflict that followed the collapse of the Qing Dynasty in 1911 and lasted virtually uninterrupted through Japan’s invasion of China proper in 1937 and the Second World War until the Communists’ final victory in 1949. 650 more words

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Icon: Joe H.

Here’s my latest entry into the Icon series, a 12″ by 12″ canvas piece that is titled Icon: Joe H.  He is my 3rd great-grandfather and his name was… 544 more words

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Super Bowl 50 Trailers

Personally, we don’t watch the Super Bowl. But we still love it. Why? Because of all the amazing trailers they always drop in the breaks. Just awesome. 173 more words

Announcements

Civil War Super Bowl trailer!!!

This trailer is just… amazing! It makes me anticipate the movie even more. I hope that you are just as excited as I am. Lets break this trailer down so it’s easier to take in, shall we? 432 more words

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The Campaigns for Vicksburg, 1862-63: Leadership Lessons by Kevin Dougherty

Five stars plus! I loved reading this amazing book by Kevin Dougherty. “The Campaigns for Vicksburg, 1862-63: Leadership Lessons” is too good for a book to be relegated to just another history of Vicksburg. 524 more words

Civil War

Syrian Crisis-Extended Arab Spring

Syrian Civil War, till date,has been the worst humanitarian struggle on Mother Earth.It all started some four and a half years back with some anti-government protests,which quickly escalated into a bloody civil war within years.Already,more than 2.5 lac Syrians have lost their precious lives and yet another 1.7 million odd people have taken refuge in neighbouring Middle East countries like Lebanon,Jordan,Iraq,Egypt & Turkey. 454 more words

Women Soldiers in the Civil War

I have always held a fascination with the Civil War. Having a northern mother from the Green Mountains of Vermont and a southern father from the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee, I had a hard time understanding how one country could be fighting against it’s own brothers. 349 more words

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