David Carthage

About me

David Carthage is the author of THE JERICHO RIVER: A MAGICAL NOVEL ABOUT THE HISTORY OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION–to be published in the fall of 2012 by Winifred Press. He’s an avid reader of both history and historical fiction. David earned a B.A. in history from U.C. Berkeley, then went on to earn law degrees from Cambridge University (Queens’ College) and Harvard Law School. He lives in Northern California with his wife and two sons.

In addition to his history-related writing, David wrote the American Bar Association’s bestselling handbook on technology contracts.

From my website

Teaching History by Sailing The Jericho River

How an Unusual Novel and an Ohio Teacher Are Repackaging History Education A high school teacher in Ohio has done some smart, creative instruction with my novel, The Jericho River. This post describes her lesson-building and offers ideas on teaching with the book — along with links to sample lesson plans…

Persian Rule Might Have Been Good for Greece (So “300” Got it Wrong)

During the early 400’s BC, an alliance of plucky little Greek city-states beat back an invading superpower. Athens, Sparta, and their allies defeated the Persian Empire twice, in fact. Westerners often see the Persians’ defeat as a victory for freedom. The Movie “300,” for instance, casts the Greeks as freedom-fighters who…

Teaching Center: News from the Turbo-Charged World of Education

This is how the world should work … The post Teaching Center: News from the Turbo-Charged World of Education appeared first on DavidTollen.com.

 
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