Proto-plantations of the Holy Land

The plantation socio-economic system which came to dominate the Southern colonies and related colonies throughout the Caribbean region was an extension and refinement of a colonial process first developed in the Mediterranean, as discussed at length in my book Our Southern Nation: Its Origin and Future (2015, American Anglican Press).…

Resisting radicalism: Canada & Dixie

Tory Canada, governed from 1791 until 1841 under the so-called Family Compact (which was loyalist, traditionalist and heavily Anglican), successfully repelled Whig radical imperialists from New England in the American invasion of 1775 and home-grown liberal sympathizers in the Rebellions of 1837 only to largely lose against liberal republicanism in the sweeping reforms of the 1840s.…