This site is devoted modern historiography and interrelated facts that give us a picture of the whole of human history.
The site's historical narratives draw from archaeology and the work of people who have devoted their professional lives to a narrow focus of study – the real historians. Translations of some primary sources have also been examined.
World History Timeline covers events from 4.3 million years ago to the present month.
Book Summaries are written to provide the author's opinion and historical information.
Inside a Few Heads is largely about philosophers but also includes Stalin, Saddam Hussein, Timothy McVeigh, Kimveer Gill and Jared Loughner.
Macrohistories describe the work of a couple dozen macrohistorians and does not include works published in recent years.
The site is the property of Gaertner Humanities. It's a collective effort. Modern historians begin with inquiry, and inquiry requires doubt, and like a good scientist a modern historian leaves herself open to newly perceived connections and differentiations. The site has benefitted from criticisms. You can contribute by pointing to a specific breach of fact.
The site has 1,100,000 words or more (1,864 documents averaging 600 words). It has 345 maps and more than 1,500 other images. It has a copy editor who tries to keep up with the changes.
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