The Early Modern Commons

Early Modern France

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Back into the swing of things…

24 August 2018

It has been a long time since I blogged here, for many reasons. I have various writing deadlines, I am trying to develop future projects to the point where I can submit them to funding...

Printing & Books in Early Modern Europe – a bibliography

20 October 2016

I recently started teaching a new module on printing and books in early modern Europe – my dream module. This is a one-semester module taught through 11 two-hour long seminars,...

Early Modern In Our Time

8 May 2016

I am a massive fan of BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time programme. The range of subjects covered is truly mind-boggling, and the BBC has been really great at archiving the series over...

English sources for early modern French history – part 1: Politics and Government

3 May 2016

Students are often wary about studying early modern France, particularly when it comes to research projects and dissertations, because they’re concerned that there’s not...