How an Archaeological Experiment Revealed California’s Ancient Past

The Nicoleños, an Indigenous group that lived on San Nicolas Island, used a multistep process to fashion striking abalone-shell fishhooks such as this one. / Photo by Kevin Smith San Nicolas Island was home to Indigenous populations as early as 6,000 years ago. By Dr. Anna Goldfield / 08.14.2018 Archaeologist San Nicolas Island, the most[…]

A Quirky Case of Medieval Ecclesiastical Propaganda

Cross of the Scriptures, Cathedral, Temple Doolin and South Cross / Photo by Ingo Mehling, Wikimedia Commons The historical and archaeological importance of the original ecclesiastical site of Fuerty, Co. Roscommon. Part I Introduction Clonmacnoise commemorated… Fuerty, Roscommon (Image: Author) A few weeks ago, a short article in the Irish Times caught my eye. Entitled[…]

Economic Thought in Ancient Greece

The Greeks failed miserably to see the need for the development of a discipline, economic science, devoted to the study of the spontaneous processes of social cooperation that comprise the market. By Dr. Jesús Huerta de Soto / 09.15.2010 Professor of Political Economy Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid Introduction The intellectual odyssey that laid the[…]