"History" Blogs & Blog Posts

Pro CommercePro Commerce

A look at the direction and meaning of commerce. Commerce is the source of...

 
Women of HistoryWomen of History

A site providing biographies of some of the fascinating women who have grac...

 
Gravestone pix .comGravestone pix .com

Grave sites and their markers are an important part of our heritage. They ...

 
Your New RealityYour New Reality

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

 
Old VarietiesOld Varieties

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

 
Friends RevolutionFriends Revolution

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

 
Sean's Russia BlogSean's Russia Blog

News and commentary on Russia.

 


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Julie Baxter with a 1950s summer dress. Photo by Tony Bartholomew.What links: a Box Brownie camera, an ice cream ‘licker’, theatre souvenirs, postcards and summer dresses from the 30s and 50s?Answer: a trip to the seaside which provides the focus...

^ALONE^ Luke 21:34 “And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.” I was going to write this yesterday but I thought it...

Using US Census data and FBI homicide statistics to look at US homicide rates by race is problematic, because the race of offender (and of victim) statistics apparently do not cover non-negligent manslaughter. One is forced t...

While writing a paper on state dynamics in Latin Christendom, it was useful to try and think (think out aloud indeed) coherently about states as historical entities. State understood as an institutionalised structure of expropriation and coercion dom...

In the postwar period, the Democratic candidate for President has received a majority of votes cast in precisely four elections: Johnson 1964 (53.4%), Carter 1976 (50.1%), Obama 2008 (52.9%), Obama 2012 (51.1%). Which makes the first African-American...

I can't believe I haven't read this book before. And that too so late in my life. Reading this was quite interesting. It's a book written by a very opinionated Islamic scholar in 1400ad. This is few centuries after Islam was born and had two of the e...

Oddly enough, history can be a little tricky when it comes to actual facts. YouTuber CGP Grey explains the history of the controversial flag and its misattributed past. As it turns out, the age-old banner of the South during the American Civil War wa...