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Nikolai Bauman.

Posted Yesterday at 03:29 AM by General Winter
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The 31th of October, 1905.The Black Hundreds killed Nikolai Bauman.

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A gorgeous, smart, lucky, open-minded man.One of the leading figures of the early Bolshevik underground.The man who loved and was loved.His wife Capitolina Polikarpovna sacrificied all her small fortune to her husband and to the cause of revolution .She bravely helped Bauman's unique escape from the Kiev prison.At...
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Sir Alfred Cope and the Bureau of Military History

Posted October 30th, 2014 at 04:40 PM by Gile na Gile
Updated October 30th, 2014 at 05:14 PM by Gile na Gile

Last month, Trinity College Dublin wrapped up its hugely successful massive open online course (MOOC) entitled "Irish Lives in War and Revolution". It attracted over 16,000 participants from around the globe to discuss various aspects of the Irish revolutionary period with a principle focus on "ordinary lives" as its organisational key theme. As a final piece of solicited commentary contributors were asked to reflect on the statement below of Sir Alfred Cope, the British Under-Secretary...
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the tomb of amphipolis belongs to alexander?

Posted October 30th, 2014 at 02:42 PM by luiji79

30-10 PIECES OF THE WINGS OF THE SPHIENXES-VIDEO OF THE EXCAVATIONS OF THE TOMB OF AMPHIPOLIS

to whom you believe amphipolis tomb belongs to?
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Sunningdale for Slow Learners? - the Early 70's Revisited

Posted October 30th, 2014 at 02:34 PM by Gile na Gile

Ex-IRA commander Martin McGuiness to meet Queen Elizabeth II - CBS News

The Queen shakes hands with former IRA commander Martin McGuinness in historic first meeting behind closed doors | Daily Mail Online

Or conversely why is a former IRA commander allowing himself to be played host to by the Queen of England who still claims sovereignty over the six counties of Northern Ireland? Many grass-roots Republicans still instinctively gag at the prospect though they've no option...
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The Poor Law Workhouse and "Land Reform"

Posted October 22nd, 2014 at 04:21 PM by Gile na Gile
Updated October 22nd, 2014 at 04:24 PM by Gile na Gile

I remember Charlotte Despard noting that English school inspectors were loathe to call to working class districts in the afternoons as the children would be so drained and exhausted from hunger as to make them almost incapable of response - one of the arguments mobilised for instituting an effective Poor Law in the first place was to eradicate this type of gross want.

English Chartists by and large deplored the workhouses but there was a more ambivalent reception to their introduction...
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