Revolutionaries

Che Guevara and Ernest Hemingway by Miguel A. Faria, MD

Following publication of his book, The Longest Romance: The Mainstream Media and Fidel Castro, Humberto Fontova gave an interview to The Daily Caller that was turned into an excellent article published on September 4, 2013. The article generated considerable attention, becoming an eye-opener, a veritable exposé on the embarrassing tidbits that came to light about …

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The Ten Shadiest and Most Devious Politicians/Statesmen/Revolutionists — From ancient times to the early 20th century

This list is admittedly a compilation of sundry and disparate political historic characters, ranging from do-gooder reformers with possibly good intentions to militant revolutionists who desired to overthrow the existing order of government, ostensibly to create a better world. Deviousness and demagoguery are salient features in this list, which has come to include what I …

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Prince Rupert of the Rhine — Warrior Prince and the Last Cavalier!

Prince Rupert: The Last Cavalier (2007) by British author Charles Spencer — journalist and former correspondent for NBC News, writer, broadcaster, and British peer 9th Earl Spencer and brother of the late Princess Diana, the former Princess of Wales — should be congratulated for writing this magnificent and comprehensive biography of Prince Rupert of the …

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An “American James Bond” — Anti-communist Freedom Fighter, Frank Sturgis

In the noted biography, Flawed Patriot (2006) by former CIA agent and author Bayard Stockton, CIA legend Bill Harvey, was introduced to President John F. Kennedy as “America’s James Bond.”(1) Harvey was indeed a charismatic legend in the CIA, but two other, almost equally unknown American heroes, could also vie for the title. One of …

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The Encyclopedia of Revolutions and Revolutionaries: From Anarchism to Zhou Enlai by Martin van Creveld

The Encyclopedia of Revolutions and Revolutionaries: From Anarchism to Zhou Enlai by Martin van Creveld, Editor-in-Chief, is an essential reference book for those interested in researching the history of revolutions and revolutionaries. The main drawback is the liberal, left-of-center academic bias that one has come to expect in most of these types of books. And …

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