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History begins with definition of terms

At a recent post, I began to write about my approach, as a layperson, to reading about history: Article by Andres Kasekamp: “Fascism by Popular Initiative: The Rise and Fall of the Vaps Movement in Estonia” (2015) In his 2015 article, Kasekamp comments (p. 156): “Using Stanley Payne’s typology of fascism [3], I have previously argued […]

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Background reading helps a person better understand the larger story, within which local history everywhere is embedded

I’ve recently been reading a book by Aldous Huxley as well as several books about the Second World War. When I read such books, I gain a better understanding of events – local events and world events – connected with the fascinating and engaging history of the Small Arms Inspection Building in Mississauga. I’ve been […]

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Jeanette Walton nee McDonald during the early fifties attended the postwar SHEP School

An earlier post is entitled: I’m really pleased that site visitors continue to add details about the Long Branch Army Camp The acronym SHEP has been variously identified as Soldiers Housing Emergency Project and as Soldiers Housing Emergency Premises. Whatever the exact wording, I find it of much interest to be learning additional details about […]