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Wings, not wigs!

A big part of the fun of writing a quasi-historical novel is the research. Although fun might not be quite the operative word as I slog through thousands of pages of political history. 449 more words

Early Modern Europe

The Pastoralist Challenge to Agriculturalism


The great age of horse nomads

In discussions of the large-scale historical structure of civilization I often have recourse to a tripartite distinction between pre-civilized nomadic foragers, settled agriculturalism (which I also call… 1,906 more words