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The Women's History Carnival showcases recent blogging about women's and gender history.   (more info...)

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Nervous eyes on cloudy skies, last month I slid a garden cane into a homemade red flag and set off to Fitzrovia lead my first ever historical walk. Liberty’s Fire is a novel that could hardly be... read more »
A weekly check-up of gender, medicine, and history in the news The first American cookbook. Who was the real Uncle Sam? The Great Moon Hoax of 1835. The revolution has been digitized. The history of t... read more »
Portrait of Catherine II the Great (1729-1796) Angelina Jolie is set to play Catherine the Great after she bought the film rights to the book Catherine the Great and Potemkin by Simon Sebag Montfiore. read more »
Back in February I posted about My Foundling Girl - the object I'd been assigned as part of 26 Pairs of Eyes: Looking at the Overlooked.  This project was a collaboration between the wr... read more »
Field Hospitals at the Battle of Antietam During the Battle of Antietam, farms owned by Joseph, Samuel, Alfred and John Poffenberger were used and abused by military personnel. The families passed dow... read more »
Most people do know -- or should know -- about Douglass's "What to the American Slave is the Fourth of July" speech, given at the invitation of the Rochester Ladies' Antislavery Society to their 5 Jul... read more »


4 July 2015
I have had the good fortune to travel back and forth across the American South more than once over the past few months, at a time when painful conversations have been taking place about racism and the... read more »
From 11 September 2015 to 25 January 2016 at the Jacquemart-André Museum in Paris, France. In the 16th century, the art of portraiture became increasingly common among the Florentine elit... read more »
Over the heather the wet wind blows,I've lice in my tunic and a cold in my nose.The rain comes pattering out of the sky,I'm a Wall soldier, I don't know why.The mist creeps over the hard grey stone,My... read more »

In Sight

3 July 2015
So it requires a revision, an introduction, some supporting apparatus like a finished bibliography, and more images, and it won't really be a manuscript until it's in a box on the way to the publisher... read more »
By Lisa Smith (Regular Contributor) Parents of infants are obsessed with sleep. Is the baby a good sleeper? Will the parents ever sleep again? But in particular, the spectre of SIDS (Sudden Infant Dea... read more »
Jane Mackelworth is a PhD candidate at the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary University of London, working on a thesis entitled ‘Writing Sapphic Love and Desire in Britai... read more »

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