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Historian interview: Dr. Ryan Fischer, author of “Cattle Colonialism,” on the New Books Network podcast.

I got to interview environmental history author John Ryan Fischer about his book "Cattle Colonialism" in a new podcast on the New Books Network.

By |2017-11-29T20:30:28+00:00November 29th, 2017|Authors, Books, History, Interviews, Podcasts|0 Comments

“And you call yourself a historian?”: the misunderstanding and contempt for professional history.

I require no lectures from purveyors of pseudohistory and other nonsense on the standards of the historical profession.

By |2017-11-24T20:30:09+00:00November 24th, 2017|History|0 Comments

Second Decade history podcast returns! New episode: “New England’s Cold Friday.”

Second Decade returns from hiatus with a chilling tale from New England in the winter of 1810, which made a pretty indelible mark in popular consciousness.

By |2017-10-22T20:30:21+00:00October 22nd, 2017|History, Podcasts|0 Comments

Background to war? Mad Sociologist on U.S.-North Korea conflict. [video]

https://youtu.be/Gmpp7QZWwpE The above video is by fellow academic blogger The Mad Sociologist, who tries in this video to provide some background--both historical and political--to the [...]

By |2017-09-28T20:30:54+00:00September 28th, 2017|History, News|0 Comments