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New Dawn

New Dawn

NEW DAWN This morning… This is what I said to my American colleague, Garrett Lang of the Free Thinker Institute (New York, NY), who I work with on these big ideas of education, and politics.   … here today, on Sunday, we have a new government. Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!! It...

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Uncooked Lamb: Over-clever humorous Propaganda

Uncooked Lamb: Over-clever humorous Propaganda

Any serious historian or a sociologist in the broad Australian Studies areas must be puzzled at the messaging of the recent Australian Lamb promotional video, and the, alas, popular response on social media. We have been here before, so many times. Clever? or humorous...

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On This Day: Friday, 2 April 2021

On This Day: Friday, 2 April 2021

Anniversaries and commemorations come and go daily. Most of us, even the best historians, miss most occasions. If we think of history as events then we are faced with a continually showering in the grains of sand. Nevertheless, we do pick out certain patterns in the...

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The Sunday Breakfast Many Years Hence

The Sunday Breakfast Many Years Hence

Image: ID 151335952 © Photolucky | Dreamstime.com 31 years ago, I walked these streets with my lover. I am in a cafe on Gladstone Road, Dutton Park. Our first home is across the road, the home immediately after our wedding and honeymoon in 1988. We were young. The...

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The Link to the Classics Book Club’s Book List

To go to the working document for the book list of the the Brisbane Classics Book Club's Book List, go to this link at Google Docs: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11Zu2Y7SfeEptzA4s0CinksNEWif29ItWiDj0YT58P-E/edit?usp=sharing Members are invited to field the...

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Brewer’s Insights on Popular Historiography

Brewer’s Insights on Popular Historiography

Why the Confusion Over Professional History? Brewer’s Insights on Popular Historiography Introduction It is very difficult to communicate the art, the discipline, the profession of history to those who never have been immersed in it. There is much confusion about...

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