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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.
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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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Daniel G. Jennings
Daniel G. Jennings is a writer who lives and works in Colorado. He is a lifelong history buff who is fascinated by stocks, politics, and cryptocurrency.
Writers
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Steven Gambardella
I write about philosophy, art and history 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
Anti-death penalty advocate, cultural archaeologist, “American Grotesk” journalist and author of 10 books. More at www.dalebrumfield.net.
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James Rush
Playwright by day. Insomniac by night. Writing has a distinct dystopian edge. Do not feed after midnight. Contact: jammersrush@gmail.com for commissions and fun
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Anthony Galli
Writer on History and Productivity | Idea Adventurist | www.AnthonyGalli.com
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Harry J. Stead
timeandritual.com
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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. Come visit at historyunfettered.com
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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
An unwieldy blend of the sacred and the profane uneasily co-existing in an increasingly compromised frame. Celebrating no-shave November since September 1989.
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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 make comics about things that interest me: food, pop culture, comics, history, travel, and my observations about daily living. https://www.samnakahira
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Maziyar Moradi
Freelance journalist and Cognitive Science researcher.
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Kemal Karataş
I’m tech support for a long time and interest in technologic issues: I’d like to learn from you because it’s a must.
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Daniel G. Jennings
Daniel G. Jennings is a writer who lives and works in Colorado. He is a lifelong history buff who is fascinated by stocks, politics, and cryptocurrency.
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Rob Williams
Historian. Writer. Ex-Paratrooper. I know just enough to get me in trouble. I write about history, learning, veteran issues, and more. Working on a memoir.
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Karthick Nambi
A vivid engineer with interest in history and technology
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Mathias Leopold Hoerlesberger
I write about services, history and philosophy — sometimes all at once. Service Designer at the Austrian Post. previously worked in Political Communications.
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Emmanuel Rosado
IG: emmanuelfr15 Writer 🤼‍♂️ http://lwos.life Neuroscience 🧠
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Nancy Bilyeau
Passionate about history, pop culture, and criminal justice. Former editor at Rolling Stone. Author of 5 historical novels www.nancybilyeau.com
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Jose Claxton
Jose Claxton is a freelance writer and graphic designer with a penchant for bad films and true crime. www.josephineclaxton.com
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Max Epstein
Student of history; author of modern noir thriller, ‘The Gods Who Walk Among Us.’ Practices the art of “fighting without fighting.”
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Lauren Marie
Historian, writer, truth-seeker.
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Joseph Dragovich
Freelance writer and historian.