Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze. Plus, the look on the boys face in the last picture kills me. Utter happiness for something as simple as shoes.
Finding humor in history. On Columbus. On revolutions. On Copernicus. On Americans. On being an historian. On Italian literature. On the Founding Fathers. On Henry VIII. On English history. On King Arthur.
GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage . shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in The project, carried out by