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Reflections on the Agricultural Revolution

This past Thursday, I completed my umpteenth lecture on Peasant Life in early modern Europe. Because of changes in Miami University’s time schedule, my lecture period has moved from 70 minutes to 80 minutes. Somehow, despite more time, I felt this … Continue reading

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The Potato and I*

Students who have suffered through my lectures on the Agricultural Revolution no doubt think I have potatoes on the brain. Well, I’m not allow. A research project at Warwick University on the introduction of the potato in Early Modern Europe. … Continue reading

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