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Washington's Headquarters at CambridgeIn support of her husband, Martha Washington visited and stayed at army headquarters nearly every year during the Revolutionary War. What did she think of th... read more »
Living in a poor area increases the risk of anxiety in women, but not men First published in The Conversation : May 5, 2017 2.47pm AEST. This article is republished under Creative Commons licenc... read more »
Half of my professional time is made up of public speaking. I know that I am not alone in this. In these days of social media, we authors are expected to be out there, promoting our books, doing twirl... read more »
Video produced by the State of New York to promote its 2017 suffrage centennial. NEWS NOTES: Tennessee has named a street for a suffrage activist. New York’s historic equal rights attractions ar... read more »
Yolanda of Bar was born in 1365, the daughter of Robert Duke of Bar and Marie of Valois, a daughter of the French King John II. Yolanda had a pampered upbringing and given the education of a royal pri... read more »

Memorial Trees

27 May 2017
I’ve been thinking a lot about memorialization lately: the process and purpose, as well as its vehicles. Like most historians, I’ve always found public/collective memory fascinating (mostl... read more »
Benjamin Britten, Joyce Grenfell, Peter Pears at The Red House, June 1967In 1947 the British composer Benjamin Britten and his partner, the singer Peter Pears, fulfilled their dream when they started... read more »
Chapel of Sant Llàtzer. Photo: Enfo. (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License) There is a famous scene in The Book of Margery Kempe in which Margery meets with a woman describ... read more »
Christine Marie of France was born on 10 February 1606 in the Louvre Palace in Paris as the daughter of Henry IV of France and Marie de’ Medici. On her 13th birthday, she married the future... read more »
ANN BLAIR wrote to her sister MARTHA BLAIR BRAXTON (portrayed) telling her about the goings-on in Williamsburg, Virginia, in August 1769. Ann obviously has a sense of humor and, in addition, uses som... read more »
We have a new President.The whole world has learned by now that France has voted for Emmanuel Macron, the youngest man to step into this role since Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, Napoleon III.Born i... read more »
For the 50th anniversary of Australia’s 1967 Referendum, Lucy Davies and Kate Laing reflect on the activism of Indigenous elder, Joyce Clague. In 1967, a national referendum was held a... read more »

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