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Lessons from History
Lessons from History is a platform for writers who share ideas and inspirational stories from world history. The objective is to promote history on Medium and demonstrate the value of historical writing. Contact the editor via a private comment to submit your work.
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Lessons from History is a platform for writers who share ideas and inspirational stories from world history. The objective is to promote history on Medium and demonstrate the value of historical writing. Contact the editor to submit your work. Please note that views expressed in the articles are the writers’ own, and not the editor’s. Articles by amateur historians should not be taken to be validated by the wider historical community.

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Steven Gambardella
I write about history, art and philosophy and how these subjects can help you in life and work. Email: stevengambardella [at] gmail [dot] com.
Writers
Go to the profile of Steven Gambardella
Steven Gambardella
I write about history, art and philosophy and how these subjects can help you in life and work. Email: stevengambardella [at] gmail [dot] com.
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Tobias Stone
Writing about politics, history, and society. An outsider's view on the USA, insider's view on the UK, and cautious optimist. www.tswriting.co @ts_writing
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Jamie Catherwood
The Finance History Guy. Follow me on Twitter for more lessons from financial history ( @Jfc_3_ )
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Dale Brumfield
I am an anti-death penalty advocate, cultural archaeologist, “American Grotesk” journalist and author of 9 books. More at www.dalebrumfield.net.
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James Rush
Playwright by day. Insomniac by night. Writing has a distinct dystopian edge, personality is playful man-child. Do not overfeed. Contact: jammersrush@gmail.com
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Anthony Galli
I write about how to be more productive and free. | www.AnthonyGalli.com
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Harry J. Stead
Follow me on Instagram — instagram.com/timeandritual/
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Weird History
History is weird. A lot weirder than you think. Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/2GRzK4L
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Nicol Valentin
Writer. Blogger. History lover who can’t stand boring facts. Ain’t nobody got time for that.
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Linda Moran
Renaissance woman, teacher, fiber artist, lover of history and mathematics,and world citizen; my art journeys http://www.marbledmusings.com
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Erik Brown
Work out fanatic, martial artist, student, MBA, and connoisseur of useless information. CantWriteToSaveMyLife@yahoo.com
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Gert-Jan Dorenbos
Electrical energy and information technology professional. Interested in philosophy. Enjoys writing and loves reading if he is not out on his bicycle.
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Cleo Egnal
Fiction writer with a penchant for dreaming about the English countryside.
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Danny Cherry
25. NOLA. I love to write short stories and give my unsolicited opinions on writing, culture, life, history. twitter—> @BigEasyPress Novels coming soon!
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Ben Freeland
Writer. Teacher. Distance runner. Historian in the wilderness.
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James Wares
The Stories of the Beating Stick
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Oussama Laouin
A Humble Seeker of Wisdom.
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Aaron Schnoor
Occasional Writer, Full-Time Student
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Petr Swedock
Petr Swedock is an unwieldy blend of the sacred and the profane uneasily co-existing in an increasingly compromised 50(-ish) year old frame.
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Kesh Anand
I write about our society and its intersection with our history, the present, and the future.
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Steve Russell
Steve Russell is enrolled Cherokee, a 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus of criminal justice, and (so far) a cancer survivor.
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Matthew Rettino
Speculative fiction writer and freelance proofreader based in Montreal, QC.
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Sam Nakahira
I create comics from my daily life, travels, and historical research. My main website is samnakahira.com and my instagram is @snakahiraart.