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Lindsay Boynton, The Elizabethan Militia, 1967

Boynton doesn’t mince his words. Page 113:

“One of the reasons that firearms superseded bows, it is suggested, is that they could be mastered in a shorter time. 118 more words


"Making History. The Changing Face of the Profession in History"

Whether you are taking a course on historiography, Theory and Methods, studying for Comps, or simply interested in British historians, Making History. The Changing Face of the Profession in History… 227 more words

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"The Second Amendment Con Job" | History News Network

The historian Gregory J. W. Urwin debunks some of the self-serving Second Amendment narrative perpetuated by the NRA.  Urwin’s essay is insufficient, but I applaud his effort. 51 more words


Effective The Landscape of History How Historians Map the Past

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In this manner, the concept of thin overlay landscape pavers is perfect technique for giving a great new style to the landscape. 302 more words

"Why historians are fighting about 'No Irish Need Apply' signs — and why it matters" - Vox

I’m Irish-American and a historian, and I’m embarrassed to admit that I was unaware of this controversy over Irish-American immigrants.

The controversy began after the historian Richard J. 282 more words


Why you shouldn't be afraid of graveyards

| published online & print via The Calgary Journal // October 2012 | 

This was my very first published post in the Calgary Journal. I was new to the journalism program, and in my first year of writing articles. 135 more words


"This Research Suggests Why Historians Have to Begin Acknowledging that Biology Is a Key Factor in a Person’s Politics" | History News Network

Two political scientists, John R. Hibbing and Kevin B. Smith, propose that historians acknowledge “that biology is a key factor in a person’s politics.” There has been a lot of recent research that confirms this. 247 more words