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“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 |2017-11-24T20:30:09-07:00November 24th, 2017|History|0 Comments

Streets of fire: two New York City disasters converge in space and time.

Two eerily similar fire disasters, one in 1911, another in 1958, occurred within a five-block area of New York. Are these tragedies somehow linked?

By |2017-03-19T20:30:37-07:00March 19th, 2017|Geography, History, Spotlight|2 Comments

Historic Ship: RMS Aquitania, “Ship Beautiful,” a very long-lived ocean liner.

The beautiful Aquitania had a long career on the North Atlantic during which she steamed 3 million miles and made over 400 crossings.

By |2016-09-30T20:30:41-07:00September 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|4 Comments