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I am a longtime admirer of Simon Schama, as both historian and art historian, presenter and public intellectual. For me, his study of the Dutch Golden Age, The Embarrassment of Riches: An interpretation of Dutch culture in the Golden Age (1987) is a classic of cultural history, illustrating a masterful engagement of textual and material sources, almost Burckhardtian in its scope. 771 more words
George Washington’s (White Freemason, Race Traitor) family tree is biracial after historians prove that his adopted son fathered children with slaves
ARLINGTON, Va. — George Washington’s adopted son was a bit of a ne’er-do-well by most accounts, including those of Washington himself, who wrote about his frustrations with the boy they called “Wash.” 1,054 more words
Using "enslaved people" instead of "slaves"& those folks that yell about "political correctness"; New African American History Museum's intriguing cuisine; In defense of Broadway's Hamilton; Jimmy Stewart's Civil War
I am always interested in hearing about the frontline experiences of folks that work as public historians, and I have yet to find a better blog from one of them than that of Nick Sacco. 719 more words