What's in a Quarantine?—A History of Pandemics
We have been quarantining since before the invention of germ theory. Why do we quarantine and what can we learn from pandemics of the...
Why do things happen the way that they do? That is the question that Unlikely Explanations seeks to answer by looking at strange and surprising episodes in human history. If we can explain the strange, we can start to explain, well, how did we get here?
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When cautioned by his advisor and professor not to pursue a career in history, Peter became a writer. He is a bachelor of English and History from the University of Colorado, a copywriter, an author of short stories, and a songwriter. He has no qualifications as a historian except that he read John Julius Norwich's Byzantium from cover to cover and frankly that deserves an award.