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Tammy Partridge commented on Douglas Brough's blog post Racism: All Roads Lead to Berlin By Douglas Brough 17th March 2014
"Excellent blog post. I have been told it is bad form to invoke Hitler in history discussions. I guess it does not apply to journalists and TV analysts. It is strange that we are reminded of Hitler's eye on Austria and Hungary during WWII when…"
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"Are the recent events in the Crimea cause for concern (WW3 maybe) or is it just an example of the circular progression of history? Comments?"
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CFP: The politics of colonial comparison (Oxford, September 2014) By Alex Middleton

The politics of colonial comparisonCall for papersA one-day workshop to be held at All Souls College, Oxford, on 29 September 2014, in connection with the Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar.The British thought they were improving on the Spanish empire, French colonial theorists marveled at the Dutch, the Italians believed they could develop a 'third way' between the British and French imperial models, and the Portuguese thought their colonies were so different that they were no…See More
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Racism: All Roads Lead to Berlin By Douglas Brough 17th March 2014

Never in the seventy plus years since the end of World War II has there been so much Germanophobic racism in the public arena: Never has there been so much institutionalised hatred of one’s fellow man, and never has one been more a victim of their own history than to have German ancestry in the beginning of the 21st century; a century which in its first fourteen years has grown to become one of human rights and compassion towards others. But this is the lip service politicians are paying to the…See More
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Tammy Partridge commented on Elizabeth Sylvester-Gray's status
"It was Ms Michelle Adams"
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"Thank you."
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"Ok Question of the Day: What drives you to study history?"
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Douglas Brough commented on Elizabeth Sylvester-Gray's status
"I don't think there is any more but if there is I apologise. Please notify me in future and I will delete and ban immediately"
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Elizabeth Sylvester-Gray posted a status
"I am writing my life story and hope that once my arm and shoulder are completely healed I can get it on the computer."
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"I am researching for my final Capstone in school. My topic is Civil War and post Civil War Northern opposition to programs for freedmen."
Jan 12
Jen Cairns replied to Jen Cairns's discussion DNA query
"Yes, I think I better try to find an expert, I know there are groups on the web who are creating databases etc, and will try someone I have heard of who can explain it too me in simple tersm... Yattering on about haplogroups passes way over my head.…"
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Douglas Brough replied to Jen Cairns's discussion DNA query
"I believe it is possible to ascertain a possibility of descent from an individual by means his later relations. However DNA is complicated stuff so I cant help feeling that speaking to a professional would be the answer. Failing that,…"
Jan 12
Douglas Brough replied to Nelson Dionne's discussion Re; Switching a monitor to vertical foirmat ; HELP !
"Nelson, I suspect you may be better asking this question on one of the technology websites such as Tech-Geek who would probably be able to help. Sorry I cant be of more help"
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"Someone has e-mailed me through Yesteryear, asking me to contact her privately--I suspect it is a scam."
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DNA query

Started by Jen Cairns in Uncategorized. Last reply by Jen Cairns Jan 12. 2 Replies

This year, when Richard III was discovered under the carpark in Leicester, a descendant was traced through DNA testing. I have a similar problem, but not so grand !A soldier killed in WW1 may be the…Continue

Re; Switching a monitor to vertical foirmat ; HELP !

Started by Nelson Dionne in Uncategorized. Last reply by Douglas Brough Jan 12. 1 Reply

Happy New Year All;I've been using Google  to do research about Salem MA history.  I've found…Continue

Bank of England & Nazi Gold

Started by Douglas Brough in General History Aug 8, 2013. 0 Replies

AllThis PDF is a latest release from the Bank of England and discusses in legal and financial terms the Bank of England's role in transferring so called Nazi Gold from Czechoslovakia during…Continue

Social Networking v Email Discussion

Started by Douglas Brough in General History Jul 12, 2013. 0 Replies

Is unbiased and true history facing a relapse on social networking sites, thus is reverting to the email discussion groups of the pre-Facebook etc. days the safer way to discuss…Continue

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CFP: The politics of colonial comparison (Oxford, September 2014) By Alex Middleton

Posted by Douglas Brough on April 12, 2014 at 12:02 0 Comments

The politics of colonial comparison

Call for papers

A one-day workshop to be held at All Souls College, Oxford, on 29 September 2014, in connection with the Oxford Transnational and Global History Seminar.

The British thought they were improving on the Spanish empire, French colonial theorists marveled at the Dutch, the Italians believed they could develop a 'third way' between the British and French imperial models, and the Portuguese thought their colonies were so…

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Racism: All Roads Lead to Berlin By Douglas Brough 17th March 2014

Posted by Douglas Brough on March 23, 2014 at 12:48 1 Comment

Never in the seventy plus years since the end of World War II has there been so much Germanophobic racism in the public arena: Never has there been so much institutionalised hatred of one’s fellow man, and never has one been more a victim of their own history than to have German ancestry in the beginning of the 21st century; a century which in its first fourteen years has grown to become one of human rights and compassion towards others.

But this is the lip service politicians are…

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Requiem for the Mail-Man: A Media Moguls Lack of Empathy By Douglas Brough October 2013

Posted by Douglas Brough on October 8, 2013 at 13:31 0 Comments

Daily Mail Exposes it’s Bias: Suggested Ralph Miliband Hated Britain: Owners did more for the Nazi cause than any other newspaper in Britain: Cross-Party support for Ed Miliband: Charges of Anti-Semitism Levied:

By Douglas Brough 6th October 2013

I have written many articles criticising Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper for its continual stream of Germanophobic content and now I know why. The Daily Mail, taking a collective stance is trying to absolve its…

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Ex President calls for German-Poland States to Unite

Posted by Douglas Brough on October 1, 2013 at 18:31 0 Comments

Ex President calls for German-Poland States to Unite: The End of the Beginning of the End Mourn Some: Former Solidarity Leader Wants to be President of a United States of Europe: National Boundaries not Relevant: Acknowledgement of What Always Was.

Former Polish President Lech Walesa has caused a stir by calling on his country to unite with Germany to form one European nation, saying borders were no longer relevant.

By Douglas Brough…

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