Category Archives: Through History

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

Hold My Beer and Farewell Best Beloved

History in the making. Continue reading

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Going in Style

How did you spend your week? Continue reading

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Only So Many Days

The big take-away? What’s with that glaring gap in 1952? Continue reading

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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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