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got an email from senior scholar talking about the ancient PTSD debate and said he was on Team Rees- I seem to have become a brand, not sure what that means and where my 'Team' stands in the debate. Either way, I like it, come join the 'Team'! #twitterstorians #Classics #GoTeamWellcome Collection@ExploreWellcome
the pitfalls of retrospective and historic diagnoses! @hagenilda is at it again, great stuff. Martin Luther, John Bunyan, Charles Darwin, all the big guns are on show it seems!
It can be comforting to know that your suffering has a history. But as Dr Joanne Edge reveals, diagnosing mental disorders in the past, using the frame of the present, can be a tricky and potentially unethical enterprise. https://t.co/fHWTXutGUr
Tag Archives: History Source
Book being read: Ah, you have caught me between books! At the moment my thesis is taking up most of my time so reading, per se, takes a back seat. The only books you ‘read’ are for references, clarification of … Continue reading
Book being read: J. Marozzi, “Tamerlane: Sword of Islam, Conqueror of the World” (2005) Like many people, I have been watching a lot of the Olympics and what has struck me most is how one sport, or what I perceive … Continue reading
Book being read at the moment: P. Krentz, The Battle of Marathon Hello again! With my return from a great break comes a new blog! I was speaking to an uncle of mine who asked what it is I am … Continue reading
Don’t judge a book by its cover . . . judge it by the contents page, bibliography and most importantly the preface. I get asked to advise a lot of history books and titles for others to read and, to … Continue reading