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- The Librarian on In the Shadow of Moloch: The Sacrifice of Children and Its Impact on Western Religions, by Martin S. Bergmann
- The Librarian on Knights of Spain, Warriors of the Sun: Hernando de Soto and the South’s Ancient Chiefdoms, by Charles Hudson
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Tag Archives: medieval
Book of January 3, 2010
A history of the Medieval Warm period, from c. 800 to 1200 CE, emphasizing that the greatest danger from global warming is drought.
Book of December 27, 2009
Before there was tvtropes.org (though not, of course, before tropes), Boswell wondered if Doorstop Babies were common in myth and legend because they are like quicksand or like divorce.
Puzzle of December 16, 2009
The Labour of the Months: December.
Book of November 9, 2009
A rollerskate tour of the current state of scholarship on this pivotal but ill-understood period in European history.
Puzzle of November 6, 2009
The Labour of the Months: November. A swineherd knocks down ripe acorns for his pigs.
Puzzle of October 9, 2009
The Labour of the Months: September. The grape harvest at the Château de Saumur.
Puzzle of September 21, 2009
The Labours of the Months: August.