The Creative Side of War. Part One: China

When an army feeds its horses with grain, and kills its cattle for food, and when the men do not hang the cooking pots over the camp fire, you may know that they are determined to fight to the death. Sun  Tzu, The Art of War. War. Possibly the Alpha and Omega of Human history....
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Entertaining Historians, Part II: David Landes

Here’s a part of the intro from Part I — You tend to read a lot of history books when you’re writing a world history textbook. Many of these are monographs–specialist books written by and for academics. As such, they can be dry and hard to digest. But some...
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Interesting Historians Part One: Ian Morris

You tend to read a lot of history books when you’re writing a world history text book. Many of these are monographs–specialist books written by and for academics. As such, they can be dry and hard to digest. But some stand out and i’m going to tell you a little...
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