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"The Phantastick air": the idea of the praeternatural in colonial New England
This essay tries to show that belief in Witchcraft in seventeenth-century New England was not so much an aberration as it was a product of mind and hence an integral part of culture. The focus of attention, then, is on the ...
Ernst Kaltenbrunner at the summit: a study of the last chief of the security police and security service
This thesis is a study of SS-(No Suggestions) Dr. Ernst Kaltenbrunner, who, from January 30, 1943, to May 8, 1945, served as chief of the Security Police and Security Service of National Socialist Germany. This post was ...
Austro-American relations, 1861-1866
The period between 1851-1866 was the era of the American Civil War and the European intervention in Mexico, when Napoleon III of France attempted to force the Mexican people to accept Austrian Archduke Maximilian as their ...
Othmar Spann and the ideology of the Austrian corporate state
The Austrian scholar and social theorist Othmar Spann (1878-1950) was a major figure in the "conservative revolution" that fired the imagination of many Central European intellectuals after World War I. Born in the Habsburg ...
Taken at the flood: the opening of the Maryland campaign of 1862
When Robert E. Lee took command of the Army of Northern Virginia, the Confederacy had reached desperate straits. He decided that only bold strategy could right the balance. At the outset his solution proved correct. By the ...