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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

Sunday

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

Civilization