Interesting topics Include: Books and printing in the age of Columbus; The Inca Empire; The horse in North America; The legend of El Dorado; The Nootka Convention; The Pueblo Revolt; The role of California missions.
Tom Smith holds a B.A. in English literature from Drew University and an M.A. in American literature from Southern Connecticut State University. His graduate work and research assistantship dealt extensively with immigrant literature and history. He has worked for over 25 years as a freelance researcher, writer, and editor. He has also written numerous chapters and entries about topics such as law, society, trials, the environment, and the American West.