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History’s ‘The Vikings’ at Comic-Con 2013

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History's original scripted series Vikings focuses on a period of time and place rarely explored in series television. Read More »

Interview with Catherine Astolfo, Author of ‘Sweet Karoline’

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"I am fascinated by evil, by the psychopathology that leads people to harm others." Read More »

Book Review: ‘Food in Medieval England: Diet and Nutrition’, edited by C.N. Wollgar, D. Serjeantson and T. Waldron

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Sixteenth-century Cornish ale, made from oats, was said to be "lyke wash as pygges had wrestled dryn". Read More »

Book Review: ‘1776: Year of Illusions’ by Thomas Fleming

Book Review 1776 Year of Illusions by Thomas Fleming

Colonial society was anything but united behind the rebels. Read More »

Blu-Ray Review: ‘WWII From Space’

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Every World War II documentary features animated maps showing troop movements, but WWII From Space takes this a step farther, with computer-generated animation showing what famous battles would have looked like from the stratosphere Read More »

Book Review: ‘The President And The Provocateur’ by Alex Cox

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Charting more than reasonable doubts when it comes to the official versions surround the assassinations of Kennedy and Oswald. Read More »

FreeRice and the Korean War

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The age of the Internet has created new ways to be a humanitarian hero every day. FreeRice is one. Read More »

Book Review: ‘How The Light Is Spent’ by Gail Sidonie Sobat

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This is history as it should be, told through the pen of a poet with an eye for the important details of life. Read More »

Book Review: The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club – by Duncan Whitehead

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A maelstrom of emotion hidden in small town America. Read More »

Book Review: The Barbed Crown – by William Dietrich

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What would have been the outcome had Napoleon understood the the lengths the British would go to, in order to come out on top? Read More »