I have taught Classics, History, German and French to A-Level and English to Bac. I am fascinated with the Ancient Near East, Early China and Sino-Japanese relations in the Yamato and Heian eras, political development over the Classical period, Ancient Religions and Gothic literature.
A teacher of History, Ancient and Modern, musing on topics which interest me.
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THE construction of a functioning state is evidently a gradual process, and must inevitably be influenced by or exert influence on other nations and peoples around. It would be impossible to develop a full blown state which existed and developed completely separated from external influences – small, tribal societies would perhaps have managed this in…