Daily Archives: November 6, 2010

Ultimately the USA is the child of England: no England, no United States

Ultimately the USA is the child of England: no England, no United States. The nonexistence of the United States   would have made a colossal difference to the history of the past two centuries and to the present day, not least … Continue reading

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England and the rise of science

England was not merely the progenitor of industrialisation,  she was from the seventeenth century in the vanguard of the rise of science. That century saw Francis Bacon laying the intellectual foundations for scientific enquiry, including a recognition of the importance … Continue reading

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