The Plantagenet Dynasty of England lasted from Henry II who ascended in 1154 to the deposition of Richard II in 1399. This blog explains why this story is important in the history of the world.
What are some learnings to be gained from the announcement for the Salk Vaccine study, the largest public health clinical trial made, and what were the reactions?
Some resources that I have been reading, listening to or viewing about the history of Britain from the Mesolithic to Modern periods.
A review of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown with my impressions about the effect of settlement of North America by European immigrants.
Check out a variety of presentations about the Coronavirus and COVID-19. It’s well worth your time to check these out.
After the anthrax bioterrorist attacks in fall of 2001 I became involved in many efforts at Virginia Tech to develop research related to pandemics.
Here I explore how recurring plagues in human history, stimulated efforts to be more prepared…
How did I get interested in writing about the history of pandemic preparation? And what questions will be answered in following posts?
Did my Great Grandfather, Domenico Caruso (born circa 1849) somehow ended up in Texas where he was involved in a shootout after which he rushed home to Sicily?
My lengthy review of Dodge City by Tom Clavin, and my impressions of the world of the Wild West.