"History" Blogs & Blog Posts

Heritage and HistoryHeritage and History

History is not stuck on a dusty shelf it is all around. We feature culture...

 
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...

 
Doug's DarkworldDoug's Darkworld

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

 
The CommentatorThe Commentator

A place that proves we know nothing.

 
Jamie ClubbJamie Clubb

The blog of Jamie Clubb, author of "The Legend of Salt and Sauce: The ...

 
Pro CommercePro Commerce

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

 
Spirit of OrkneySpirit of Orkney

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

 


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When Rivers Were Trails is a "Native-themed decision-based RPG" based on the classic Apple ][+ game "Oregon Trail," in which you play an 1890 Anishinaabeg person who has been forced off your land in Fond du Lac, Minnesota and must migrate through the...

Archaeologists uncovered the skeleton of this neolithic dog more than a century ago in a 5,000 year old tomb on on the island of Mainland, Orkney, Scotland. Now, forensic scientists and artists have reconstructed the animal's face. According to Histo...

The US Board on Geographic Names has officially renamed Runaway Negro Creek on Savannah, Georgia's Skidaway Island. It's now called Freedom Creek. Last year, State Sen. Lester Jackson sponsored the resolution to get rid of the offensive name. Accordi...

Engineers digging to lay water pipes in Oxfordshire, England turned up more than two dozen 3,000-year-old human skeletons, some of which were likely killed in sacrifices. From CNN: The remains of 26 people from the Iron Age and Roman periods...

Guest: Lara Douds on Inside Lenin’s Government: Power, Ideology and Practice in the Early Soviet State published by Bloomsbury. The post Lenin’s Government appeared first on Sean's Russia Blog.

You've got one week to vote in the Children's History Book Prize, whose nominees this year include Out of Left Field by Ellen Klages -- the third book in the Gordon Family Saga, which includes 2009's incomparable White Sands, Red Menace, a book that...

Areo magazine has published another essay of mine, Bravado in the Absence of Order, which examines why African-American urban communities have such high rates of homicide and other violence. The essay uses medieval history, and contemporary societies...