Thoughts on Literacy and Modernity...

My essay “Modernization, Literacy, and Stagnation in the Arab World” has recently been published online. It’s based on my long two-part article “The Coming Classics Revolution,” which was published last year.

I have a compelling argument that, if widely understood, could improve the lives of hundreds of millions of people in the Arab world--especially girls and women.

For links to these and other pieces of mine, click on the “Articles” button.

A Brief History of History

A Brief History of History

Great Historians and the Epic Quest to Explain the Past

The Lyons Press
$27.95 hardcover (352p)
ISBN 978-1-59921-122-0


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Sailing from Byzantium

Sailing from Byzantium

How a Lost Empire Shaped the World

Delacorte, $22 hardcover (368p)
ISBN 0-553-80381-6

Delta, $14 paperback (368p)
ISBN 0-553-38273-0

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