The ‘New Right’: The Transformation of American Conservatism since the 1970s

The ‘New Right’ that emerged in the 1980s can trace its roots back to the so-called ‘Old Right’ of the 1950s and 1960s. Sociology, Social Commentary, and the Rise of the Right In the 1950s and early 1960s, most Sociologists believed that the era for ideologies had ended and was replaced by a rough consensus[…]

The ‘Old Right’ from the Early to Mid-20th Century

The Old Right were unified by opposition to what they saw as the danger of domestic dictatorship by President Franklin Roosevelt. Introduction The Old Right was an informal designation used for a branch of American conservatism that was most prominent circa 1910 to the mid 1950s but never became an organized movement. Most members were[…]

Medieval Medical Prescriptions in the 15th and 16th Centuries

Knowledge preserved in medieval books enjoyed a longevity that extended beyond the period of the manuscript book. Abstract This article examines a fifteenth-century remedy book, Oxford, Bodleian Library, Rawlinson c. 299, and describes its collection of 314 medieval medical prescriptions. The recipes are organised broadly from head to toe, and often several remedies are offered[…]

The Advancement of Health Care in Medieval Venice

Venice’s embodied a unique combination that fostered innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity. When Venetians invented quarantine in 1348, the government proclamation was based on the fact that this cosmopolitan city could put two and two together. The Venetian Republic had based its thriving economy on trade by sea and it became obvious that when foreign ships[…]

Common Technology Problems and How to Fix Them

Experts predict that AI will generate $2.9 trillion worth of business during 2021. This is a remarkable statistic by any standards. It’s especially noteworthy considering that AI was an impossibly advanced concept less than ten years ago. This is just one example of how quickly technology has grown and how it permeates our daily existence.[…]