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Man on Horseback

Glenn R. Vernam

Man on Horseback

The Story of the Mounted Men from the Scythians to the American Cowboy (Bison Book)

by Glenn R. Vernam

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Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7905521M
    ISBN 100803257708
    ISBN 109780803257702

    But though he writes with a novelist's skill, Mr. Besides, he can take it. Water and grass were more plentiful, and irrigation systems more common. Should the military be totally subordinate to the polity?

    Vain, vain is the dream of him who dreams of universal peace. Indeed, the interdisciplinary nature and comparative features of The Man on Horseback makes it especially exciting and timely. The destruction of democracy-"that Man on Horseback book illusion"-the suppression of all civil liberties, the destruction of the trade unions and the intellectuals, the glorification of the State-these are the natural results of the coming into power of a regime whose one purpose is the salvation of the profit system and whose hired leaders are superpatriots, demagogues, militarists, political racketeers, and fanatics. Should the military be totally subordinate to the polity? Samuel Huntington, emphasized that professionalism would presuppose that the military should intervene as little as possible in the political sphere. Government is not analysed in isolation but explained in the context of economics, technology, agriculture, geography, religion, law, warfare, etc.

    Barack Obama is a captive of history, too. Of course Napoleon led a remarkable life—from penniless immigrant to army general by age 26—and his rocket-like career is outlined in microscopic detail in these volumes. McNeil found this helpful because he could see road names and use the contour lines for finding his way over mountain ranges, streams, ponds, and lakes. What he did have when it came to Syria, of course, was some help from Putin.


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It is only in barbarian countries, where the ethics of might are not disguised as a moral code, that the grafter is unknown. For Americans there arises the question: are our superpatriots, our duces and fuehrers of the financial-industrial empire which has grown within the walls of the Jeffersonian democracy, ready to break all safeguards of our old liberties in order to preserve their private interests?

But he, too, suffered from some sort of psychosomatic malady - severe seizures that prevented his being sent away to school. Their new, improved France was and apparently continues to be an appealing idea.

The History of Government[ edit ] Finer's magnum opus, The History of Government from the Earliest Times, is a comparative analysis of government systems, past and present. He died on 9 Juneaged 77, leaving a widow, Catherine.

Samuel Finer

The only men who have the patriotism to do it are the soldiers, and Smedley Butler is the ideal leader. In a interview in JanuaryCommander-in-Chief Alvin Owsley of the American Legion not only endorsed Mussolini and Fascism, but announced his readiness to do what the Duce did, that is, upset the democratic form of government, establish a reign of terror, maintain a dictatorship where the masses of people are deprived of all civil rights.

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Napoleon created modern Europe by making it the logical consequence of all that had preceded it. Finding the best place to cross rivers was especially difficult. Kropotkin, who believes very much the same things that Tolstoy does, was fired out of those same dominions p. Napoleon extinguished it in thirty minutes with a whiff of grapeshot.

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