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“Droit de Seigneur:” Thoughts on the Outer Limits of History and Historical Novels.

 A true story:  A female student in my Western Civ. asked me rather excitedly if I had heard about ‘droit de seigneur,’ and if it was “true.”  Wearing my historian hat, I said, yes, and no. She started to walk … Continue reading

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Educating Monkeys

“The National Adult Literacy Survey found a total of 21% of American adults function at a Level 1, the lowest literacy level, finding difficulty in reading, writing and computational skills considered necessary for functioning in everyday life.”
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