History

I am a trained historian who has written a number of articles about a range of historical topics. These can be found on my history blog, History Rhymes.

Areas of Interest

Nineteenth-century Germany
Victorian Britain
American western expansion
Royalty and aristocracy
Politics
Architecture and building design
Æthetics of design
Environmental history

Qualifications and Works

Postgraduate Diploma in Nineteenth-Century Studies - University of Sheffield - Sheffield, England
Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Wyoming - Laramie, Wyoming, USA
My history blog
Work placement at the Humanities Research Institute at the University of Sheffield

History Rhymes

Illuminati in the 18th Century

Illuminati in the 18th Century

Secret societies, like the notorious Illuminati, have long fascinated people worldwide, their influence extending from history into today’s popular culture.
History Rhymes Gets a New Design and More

History Rhymes Gets a New Design and More

Today I am excited to announce that after a number of years of lying dormant, History Rhymes is finally getting a new lease on life. 
Kaiser Wilhelm II After His Abdication – Part 1

Kaiser Wilhelm II After His Abdication – Part 1

Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated after the end of the First World War, but that is generally when he exits the stage of popular history. So what happened to him? What did he do in that time? This article aims to explore some of these questions.
A Decade of History Rhymes

A Decade of History Rhymes

It is hard to believe that an entire decade has elapsed since I published my first History Rhymes blog post entitled “Starting Out.” A lot has changed in the past ten years and I have big plans for it for the future.
Kings of Bavaria: Conclusion – After the Fall of the Monarchy

Kings of Bavaria: Conclusion – After the Fall of the Monarchy

The rule of the Bavarian kings ended with the German Revolution of 1918-1919 in the immediate aftermath of World War I. The royal family became enemies of the Nazis and had to flee Germany, but never gave up the dream of restoring the monarchy.

History Rhymes Featured on Tutorful

History Rhymes has been picked to be featured in an editorial by Tutorful called “History Lovers: Awesome Websites and Resources To Cure Your Boredom”.
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The Old West
The Old West is a website that aims to bring the old American wild west to the internet in a fun and interactive way.
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