Sep 12, 2016
Moresnet I love geopolitics. Specifically, nationalism. Even more specifically, Micronationalism. The idea of city-states and the smallest number of like-minded and similarly cultured people ruling themselves gives me goosebumps. This story isn't quite an example of Micronationalism. But I think it'll be a  Read More. . .
Sep 23, 2013
October 17th, 1814 was a grey, dreary Autumn morning much like any other in St. Giles Parish in Central London. St. Giles Parish was a poor and generally residential neighbourhood with the obligatory pub. Anarchic and poverty-stricken, it was particularly overcrowded and had little sanitation for the many people who lived side-by-side in  Read More. . .
Aug 26, 2013
I first came across this one way back when I was finishing my undergraduate program, and it's probably what first gave me the idea to write on fun, strange, & interesting historical people, things, & events that you likely won’t learn in Social Studies. Europe was a crazy place in the Mid-1500s. The Protestant Revolution had kicked  Read More. . .
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