Posts Tagged "World War II"

Dawn of the Age of Plastics

Mar 08 2019

In the closing months of World War II, Americans talked about how and when the war would end, and about how life…

The Page 99 Test

Jan 11 2019

At Marshal Zeringue’s invitation, I put Cork Wars to the Page 99 test developed nearly a century ago. As Ford Madox Ford…

Films Introduce Story of Nature, Business and War

Dec 27 2018

In a guest post for the blog of Johns Hopkins University Press, I describe how as a writer, it’s rare to feel…

Tracking Cork Oak and World War II History in the West

Dec 01 2018

This fall I had the honor of speaking to a gathering of hundreds of professional tree people in California about an episode…