Monthly Archives: May 2013

What if people told European history like they told Native American history?

Originally posted on An Indigenous History of North America:
The first immigrants to Europe arrived thousands of years ago from central Asia. Most pre-contact Europeans lived together in small villages. Because the continent was very crowded, their lives were ruled…

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A weekend at Land’s End

The other day, WordPress told me that Surrey Medieval had reached the ripe old age of two. Born on an uncomfortable leatherette sofa in a terraced house in Liverpool (that wasn’t meant to sound so graphic), I suppose if this … Continue reading

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Tom Williamson has been busy

Sometime last week, an email appeared in my inbox with the subject title “Champion – The Making and Unmaking of…” Now I’m not one for sporting biographies (though a recent meeting with one leading academic has made me want to … Continue reading

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