"History" Blogs & Blog Posts

Friends RevolutionFriends Revolution

Friends Revolution focuses on the everyday interesting including travel, ph...

 
The Menso Guide to War, Conflict and World IssuesThe Menso Guide to War, Conflict and World Issues

Analysis of conflicts that lead to violence, with emphasis on the Middle Ea...

 
Your New RealityYour New Reality

There are so many kinds of reality, it's hard to keep track. Let me he...

 
Spirit of OrkneySpirit of Orkney

The Orkney archipelago is made up of around 70 islands situated off the Nor...

 
Old VarietiesOld Varieties

This site has been set up to celebrate and feature the heritage of Britain&...

 
Doug's DarkworldDoug's Darkworld

War, history, and science in a fractured world. A hopefully educated and ob...

 
The TravelSphereThe TravelSphere

The TravelSphere is a new travel site introducing readers to the more uniqu...

 


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C-SPAN devised a survey of what historians thought of all the American presidents, and used those results to rate the presidents from best to worst. A perfect score would have been 1000. Here is the methodology they used:C-SPAN's academic adviso...

Two Shetland ponies from Devon, UK, were taken on the boat trip of a lifetime to trace their ancestral roots in the Shetland Islands in Scotland. Albert and Ernie went on a Who Do You Think You Are-style trip with their owner Emma Massingale —...

The sophistication and scale of the Roman economy was a marvel that powered all of its other achievements, from monumental buildings on three continents to its famed and feared professional army. Although it was an agrarian economy focused around agr...

Lincoln argued that only “reason” and “a reverence” for the law could stop them.Donald and Melania Trump at the Lincoln Memorial, Jan. 19, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/Evan Vucci.On Saturday, President Donald Trump compared himself to “Abraham L...

Guest: Steve Maddox is an Associate Professor of Russian and European history at Canisius College. He’s the author of Saving Stalin’s Imperial City: Historic Preservation in Leningrad, 1930–1950 published by Indiana University Press. Music: Bus...

Cabinet officials perform exercises led by Walter Camp.Image: Library of CongressWalter Camp is known today as the “Father of American Football” for his contributions to the rules of the game, including the development of the line of scri...

Image: Metropolitan Museum of ArtBorn to an aristocratic Austrian family in 1839, Baron Raimund von Stillfried spent his youth adventuring around the world before opening a photo studio in Yokohama, Japan.There, he specialized in producing hand-color...