Daily Archives: March 23, 2019

Enemies Among Us, Or How I Learned About The Other Side Of Identity Politics

In the aftermath of massive acts of violence there are a variety of responses that people and institutions can take.  Given my own feelings of deep ambivalence, I often find that few people have voices that are similar to my … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Wars Of The Roses

The Wars Of The Roses:  The Fall Of The Plantagenets And The Rise Of The Tudors, by Dan Jones As someone who has a great degree of interest in the Plantagenet dynasty and its various problems as well as the … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Be A Tudor

How To Be A Tudor:  A Dawn-To-Dusk Guide To Tudor Life, by Ruth Goodman As someone who has lived in the Tudor lifestyle, by choice, along with her family for decades, the author has a high degree of credibility when … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Behave Badly In Elizabethan England

How To Behave Badly In Elizabethan England:  A Guide For Knaves, Fools, Harlots, Cuckolds, Drunkards, Liars, Thieves, And Braggarts, by Ruth Goodman It is a common saw that you cannot please everyone all of the time, but this book does … Continue reading

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