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Public protests against the Stamp Act spread outside of Boston in August 1765 so quickly that I’ve fallen behind the sestercentennial anniversaries of those events.Since the Newport Historical S... read more »
Runaways Escaped to Freedom in Rhode IslandImage: Elizabeth Buffum Chace HouseA station on the Underground RailroadValley Falls, Rhode IslandThe Underground Railroad (UGRR) was a secret system of help... read more »
Sheena WilkinsonWelcome to our August guest. Since the publication of the award-winning Taking Flight in 2010, Sheena Wilkinson has been established as one of Ireland’s leading writers for young... read more »
The Winner of The Sisters at Versaille Giveaway isNadine TatumThanks everyone for entering and for reading the blog!http://scandalouswoman.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss... read more »


28 August 2015
“This event is so much more than just an art show, well, two things more. It’s got a bar and a cinema. Think of this as a fairground that embraces brutality and low level criminality &ndas... read more »
Princess Marianne Room in the City Museum Voorburg Last weekend I spent an afternoon with Princess Marianne of the Netherlands, or rather her legacy. This was a day trip organised by Historizon, which... read more »
Seventy years ago this month, on Monday 6 August 1945, the nuclear bomb known as ‘Little Boy’ was dropped on Hiroshima by an American B-29 bomber, immediately killing an estimated 80,000 p... read more »
Promises, promises… We take it as a given that schooling is good for us, that overall population health increases with increased educational attainment. Indeed, from their founding, public scho... read more »
The article I wrote for the online Journal of the American Revolution has appeared. “Niagara Falls: the grandest sight imaginable” is in the August issue and can be found here. I enjoyed d... read more »
By Stephen Fried (Guest Contributor) When I set out to write a book about Fred Harvey–who all but invented the American hospitality industry at his trackside restaurants and hotels between Chica... read more »
In the early eighteenth century John Dryden famously described Geoffrey Chaucer as ‘the Father of English Poetry’, although he wasn’t the first one to do so. Three centuries earlier... read more »
Refugees in small boats are much in the news, with governments determined to stop them coming, send them back, or keep them incarcerated in camps. In the summer of 1940, there were refugees in small b... read more »

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