Category Archives: Ancient History & My Research

Writing Popular History – Pride

Book being read – J, Davis-Kimbal, Warrior Women: An archaeologist’s search for history’s hidden heroines, (2002) Pride is a real problem in the world of history writing. Well, to be fair, pride is a problem in most areas of life, … Continue reading

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Writing Popular History: Between History and Myth

Book being read – No books being read today, just an awful lot of academic papers on the Amazon myths. In keeping with the new format of sporadic blogs that contain very little information about anything specific, I have been … Continue reading

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How to get a history book deal

Book being read; B. Caven, Dionysius I: War-Lord of Sicily, (1990) In January last year (2013) I gave up full time work to become a stay at home Dad. At the same time my wife convinced me to go back … Continue reading

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Female Warriors in History

Book being read: J. Sadler, Bannockburn: Battle for Liberty, (2008) I am doing a lot of work at the moment which, for one reason or another, seems to focus on female participation in war. It is an interesting topic really … Continue reading

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Change, change and change some more

Book being read: T. Dawson, Armour Never Wearies, (Stroud, 2013) New article out: O.Rees, Clearchus the War-Lover, Ancient Warfare Magazine (VII.5) As is so often the case in most of our lives – change is afoot once more! Just as … Continue reading

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