Daily Archives: August 6, 2011

On The Importance of Chronology In Understanding History

As historians, and as students of history, it is all too easy for us to become somewhat myopic, examining the events that occur to the people or peoples of interest and forgetting the larger context of what happened around. For … Continue reading

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The Town Watchman

I was reflecting not too long ago on one of my favorite prophesies, about which I have previously blogged [1], and I was trying to understand why it appeals to me. I believe that we tend to spend far too … Continue reading

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