Furman V. Georgia: Cruel and Unusual Punishment (Great Supreme Court Decisions)

Furman V. Georgia: Cruel and Unusual Punishment (Great Supreme Court Decisions) PDF In the summer of 1967, William Henry Furman broke into a house in Savannah, Georgia. He carried a pistol, but he never intended to fire the gun. Unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned for Furman, his gun went off and killed a man.… Continue reading Furman V. Georgia: Cruel and Unusual Punishment (Great Supreme Court Decisions)

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Hell-Bent: Australia’s Leap into the Great War

Hell-Bent: Australia’s Leap into the Great War Most histories of Australia's Great War rush their readers into the trenches, but this history is very different. For the first time, it examines events closely, even hour-by-hour, in both Britain and Australia during the last days of peace in July and August 1914. London’s choice for war… Continue reading Hell-Bent: Australia’s Leap into the Great War

The First Great Financial Crisis of the 21st Century: A Retrospect

The First Great Financial Crisis of the 21st Century: A Retrospect Although there have been numerous studies of the causes and consequences of the Great Financial Crisis of 2007 – 2010 in the US and abroad, many of these were undertaken only for a small number of countries and before the financial and economic effects… Continue reading The First Great Financial Crisis of the 21st Century: A Retrospect