Blog Archives

what I’m reading these days

Now that the semester is back in full swing, my reading habits are again drawn to fulfillment of teaching responsibilities, but not entirely. Right now I have a handful of books underway- some for my classes and others not. So,

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Books, Miscellaneous

Off to #AHA2010 in a few weeks

The AHA is set to go in a few weeks in San Diego, CA. I’m happy, actually, that its in southern California this year instead of the more frequent northern climes. (Next year, unfortunately, it’s back to the northeast and

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Conference Reports, Miscellaneous

Are we certain Charles II had no heirs?

This past week in response to a lecture on the War of Spanish Succession and the Bourbon Reforms, some students in my History of the Early Andes class made a compelling argument against the prevailing belief that Charles II was

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Miscellaneous, Uncategorized

Hacer juicio ú dictamen acerca de alguna cosa... significando que el objeto excita el juicio ú dictamen en la persona que le hace.

Deducir ante el Juez la accion ú derecho que se tiene, ó las excepciones que excluyen la accion contrária.

RAE 1737 Academia autoridades
Buy my book!

Chad Black

I, your humble contributor, am Chad Black. You can also find me on the web here.