Being Egyptian (Quick Notes:12)

3100 BC: centralized government, secure– that is defined– borders, artistic accomplishment, some technological knowledge, permanent structures, extensive contacts abroad and extensive social hierarchy. This is how professor Robert Garland defines civilization and is how Ancient Egyptian civilization is seen. Fertile land graced each side of the Nile River for five miles and this allowed communities…Read more »

One Teacher in 10: Gay and Lesbian Educators Tell their Stories (Review)

(Now for a review that has nothing to do with medievalism, the ancient or early modern period. Please enjoy one of many engagements with pedagogy and check out my new page devoted wholly to educational matters.)   The last time I read One Teacher in 10: Gay and Lesbian Educators Tell their Stories, I hadn’t…Read more »