Daily Archives: February 10, 2018

Eden Redux, Or, The Endless Return Of The Tragedy Of The Commons

One of the more intriguing aspects of life is that there are many situations where we see the same old problems over and over again in new forms.  The contemporary fear of missing out and the environmental concern over the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Secret History Of The Mongol Queens

The Secret History Of The Mongol Queens:  How The Daughters Of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire, by Jack Weatherford The title of this book is not entirely accurate, not without a proviso.  This book is really two shorter books in … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: The Mongol Conquests

The Mongol Conquests:  The Military Operations Of Genghis Khan and Sube’etei, by Carl Fredrik Sverdrup Although this is likely to be the last book I request from the De Re Militari for a while since they are moving to limit … Continue reading

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