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The Black Death in France (Notes:8)

  • Much like Italy, medieval France was less a nation or more a region ruled by powerful Dukes with powers to rival that of the king. Many of these Dukes, like the one in Burgandy, hardly even considered themselves part of France.
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Taking on the Other Side of History (Quick Notes:7)

(Today, I will be starting a new set of lectures from The Great Courses catalog. The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World… 417 more words

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Drafts: The App

As a writer, I’m always looking out for The Next Great Tool. And while I’ve pretty much settled on Ulysses for novels and short stories, I’m still not completely satisfied with what’s available for blogging on mobile platforms (I’m looking at you, iPhone and iPad). 413 more words

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Drafts: The App

As a writer, I’m always looking out for The Next Great Tool. And while I’ve pretty much settled on Ulysses for novels and short stories, I’m still not completely satisfied with what’s available for blogging on mobile platforms (I’m looking at you, iPhone and iPad). 413 more words

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Drafts: The App

As a writer, I’m always looking out for The Next Great Tool. And while I’ve pretty much settled on Ulysses for novels and short stories, I’m still not completely satisfied with what’s available for blogging on mobile platforms (I’m looking at you, iPhone and iPad). 413 more words

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The Black Death in Florence (Quick Notes:6)

  • As a case study of what can happen when the plague infects a community, Florence is a good place to begin since it was the crown jewel of the Mediterranian city-states.
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First blood

In this market, back in the early 2000’s, it’s the Isuzu D-Max that mainstreamed the muscle truck. Now, high-riding pickups on big, all-terrain tires are common enough, the profile no longer reserved for 4×4’s. 7 more words

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