Tag Archives: history

Crimea, The Charge of the Light Brigade, Ukraine, Historical Perspective


I think most people are confused about Ukraine, the horrible pogroms, Polish/Ukraine mutual ethnic cleansing and why Khrushchev amputated Crimea from the USSR only a few decades ago and why Putin is a little nervous at having the West move … Continue reading

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Cronon: The Odd Case of Historian Bashing


NYT Editorial and Other Coverage of Cronon Open Records Case March 26, 2011 Yesterday was among the craziest of my entire life. The story traced in this blog of the Republican Party’s Open Records Law request for access to my … Continue reading

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Three Neanderthal Sub-Groups Confirmed


ScienceDaily (Apr. 15, 2009) — The Neanderthals inhabited a vast geographical area extending from Europe to western Asia and the Middle East 30,000 to 100,000 years ago. Now, a group of researchers are questioning whether or not the Neanderthals constituted a … Continue reading

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