Category Archives: Through History

Observations about and from history: the world at war, the making of nations, the changes in cultures.

One Planet, One People

An aspiration and a reality. Continue reading

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The Last Time

A question for all time, and our times. Continue reading

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Avocado’s Number

It’s never too late to embark on a scientific career. I mean, how hard can it be? Continue reading

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Anything You Can Do

Why Annie was wrong. Continue reading

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Good as the Best

And now here’s the civil engineers heard from. Continue reading

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More Than Meets the Eye

What I learned from a 19th-century polymath. Continue reading

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Back In the Year

History repeats itself. Continue reading

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Route Six Six

It’s almost enough to make you want to cut your hair. Continue reading

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The Drop That Fell; The Corn That Did Not Pop

More food surprises. Continue reading

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