Month: June 2016

Is it possible a Wend named Julius Seydler was a Confederate Soldier?

I was searching Google using the names of the Texas Wendish settlers to see if any of them had been awarded patents. While looking at the results of the search for “Herman Julius Seydler patent” I found one that piqued my curiosity. However, it was not about a patent but about a book detailing a …

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Slav Outposts in Central European History by Dr. Gerald Stone

Dr Stone produced his latest book, Slav Outposts in Central European History: the Wends, Sorbs and Kashubs in 2016. It can be purchased through Bloomsbury Publishing. The introduction to the book is reprinted below. Slav Outposts in Central European History Introduction Wends, Sorbs, and Kashubs   This is a history of the westernmost Slavs. It is …

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The Smallest Slavonic Nation by Dr Gerald Stone

The Smallest Slavonic Nation is the best read about the people called Wends or Sorbs. It can be purchased from Amazon. The Introduction to this fascinating book can be read below. Introduction   Location and Distribution The people forming the subject of this study have been known variously in English as Wends, Lusatians orSorbs. They constitute a national minority …

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