From an upcoming paper on genetics. This should be headline news:
Was it possible to be an atheist in the days before the Enlightenment?
So often we equate New England almost exclusively with the English. Of course, there were Dutch in Manhattan, Swedes in Delaware, Germans and Welsh in Pennsylvania, but New England was the English. Right? Mostly, but there were also a few Scots here and there. Maybe most notably some Scots taken prisoner by English and deported … Read more