Dave Rear is a writer and academic who lives and works in Tokyo. He read history at Cambridge and, out of sheer lack of imagination, almost became a school teacher, until he came to his senses and emigrated. He now lectures in English language, history, social science and anything else his students let him get away with. He is married with a young son, who occasionally gives him five minutes or so to write.
Refreshes the parts other history books can’t reach...
A bit ropy on the Renaissance?
In the dark about the Enlightenment?
Or, in fact, do you need a revision course on the entire history of the world and want to read a witty, irreverent, definitely ...[SEE MORE]