Daily Archives: December 15, 2016

This Is My Truth, Tell Me Yours

The Oxford English Dictionary chose as their word of the year post-truth, which is an adequate representation of the sort of discourse we have dealt with this year and in recent times.  Yet this is not a new problem.  Like … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Past We Share

The Past We Share:  An Illustrated History Of The British And American Peoples, edited by Peter Quennell and Alan Hodge This book is so obscure it doesn’t have an ISBN number.  In fact, I can say with some degree of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Man Made The Land

Man Made The Land:  Essays In English Historical Geography, edited by Alan R.H. Baker and J.B. Harley There is a great deal of tension between the risible claim of the title of this book in all of its hubris and … Continue reading

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