About Decoded Past

History and prehistory – the story of the Earth. Here, writers are storytellers who know their facts, and their stories make the past come alive. Not just another bland rehashing of events, names and dates, articles on Decoded Past make history relevant to the events of today. What’s news in history? Find it here.

Tired of blogs and Internet sites with no authority, or dry history texts that make even the most exciting events dull and boring? On Decoded Past, you can get authoritative answers to history questions from experts. Whether you’re a student, a history enthusiast, or just someone wanting to know who, what, when, where, or why – here on Decoded Past, our archaeologist, anthropologists, philosophers, and more will lay it all out for you.

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Writing for Decoded Past

Writers on Decoded Past hold a degree in the social sciences or historical sciences, or have an established platform in professional historical writing. All articles are edited and checked for accuracy before publication. Meet our writers on the Decoded Past staff page, and apply to join our team if you’re interested in sharing your expertise!