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Post Archives for January 2017

Lancaster University: Lecturer in Later Medieval British/European History – Call For Applications

3 Jan 2017
Lancaster University Lecturer in Later Medieval British/European History Location: Lancaster Salary: £33,943 to £46,924... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

The art of the cutler ... by Mr. Jean-Jacques Perret, Master Coutelier de Paris

3 Jan 2017
https://books.google.fr/books?id=1kviKw1ybSAC&pg=PA335&hl=fr&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=2#v=onepage&q&f=false »

Method of making Steel in the style of Damascus written in 1771 by Jean Jacques Perret.

3 Jan 2017
Author's Hunting Sword. Method of making Steel in the style of Damascus written in 1771 by Jean Jacques Perret »

Jean-Jacques Perret, sharpening,honing methods 1771.

3 Jan 2017
This is how I sharpen my blades. Keith. »

Nearly a year of reading War and Peace; more than a year of watching

3 Jan 2017
Dear friends and readers, Not quite the familiar kind of title. I’d been reading Tolstoy’s War and Peace as translated... »

Equality of the Sexes and the Education of Women

3 Jan 2017
One can spend a long time with JUDITH SARGENT MURRAY, but for now let me fill in the gaps in her life, promising to return... »

Iron Trade Knives PDF.

3 Jan 2017
http://www.ontarioarchaeology.on.ca/Resources/Publications/oa13-1-garrad.pdf »

Shakespeare at the close of 2016

3 Jan 2017
One of the newly-discovered documents showing Shakespeare’s Coat of Arms The year in which we marked the 400th anniversary... »

Here’s to a New Year!

3 Jan 2017
By Lisa Smith September 2017 will mark The Recipe Project‘s fifth anniversary: a big one in the blogging world.... »

Exhibition | House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion at Chatsworth

3 Jan 2017
Mario Testino, Stella Tennant (in Junya Watanabe) with Her Grandmother the Duchess of Devonshire (in Oscar de la Renta),... »
From: Enfilade

Crisis and Elitism in Graduate Education

3 Jan 2017
When I started this blog, late last March, I was just wrapping up a three-year term as Graduate Program Director in a middling-to-smallish... »
From: memorious

Not exactly a musical - Alexander Hamilton's Wife, Girlfriend, & Apology

3 Jan 2017
From the Smithsonian Magazine July 25, 2013 1787 Ralph Earl (1751-1801). Mrs. Alexander Hamilton. Elizabeth Schuyler In... »

18C Portrait of an American Woman

3 Jan 2017
 Mrs. John Dart, Henrietta Isabella Sommers (1750–1783).  1772 Jeremiah Theus (American, Chur, 1716–1774... »

Best working friendship?

3 Jan 2017
Which two people leveraged their friendship into a positive working relationship that delivered strong results?   The... »

Holy Name

3 Jan 2017
...[N]ames given to men by God always signify some gratuitous gift bestowed on them by Him; thus it was said to Abraham (Genesis... »
From: Siris

Luther, the Great Disruptor

3 Jan 2017
Was it just me or was the word disruption used intensively in the closing months of 2016? It seems like every... »

My Studio at the Rijksmuseum

3 Jan 2017
Whenever I have a moment to spare, I go to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and get to work. I roam the halls of the museum alone... »

“Carter and my eldest daughter ran off”

3 Jan 2017
On 26 July 1776, the Continental Congress commissioned three men “to liquidate and settle the accounts in the northern... »
From: Boston 1775

January 3

3 Jan 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (January 3, 1767).“TO... »

The "State of the Book" Address - Updates and Progress

3 Jan 2017
Well it's been a couple months now since we announced the writing of our 18th century sewing book, which now has an official... »

Séminaire : Le mouvement Arts and Crafts et l’Empire britannique (Paris, 24 janvier 2017)

3 Jan 2017
Que les contours en aient été déterminés par la colonisation, par des «modernités... »

Book Note: Something Rotten

3 Jan 2017
Grantz, Alan. Something Rotten: A Horatio Wilkes Mystery. New York: Dial Books, 2007. Every other year, I teach a course... »
From: Bardfilm

Illicit Field Preaching in Galloway: Holy Croft, Holy Linn and Mulloch Hill #History #Scotland

3 Jan 2017
Three sites where illicit Presbyterian field preaching is said to have taken place in the 1670s and 1680s. Holy Croft According... »

Looking through the hole in a torn-open letter

3 Jan 2017
Well, I thought the January 2017 Crocodile Mystery was going to be a tricky one, but Misha Teramura not only identified... »

Radical Hope and Early Modern Ecologies #mla17 #s598

3 Jan 2017
Out of the ashes of 2016… Crawling out of the wreckage of 2016 into the New Year, don’t we all need a little... »
From: The Bookfish

Bruno Mugnai English Civil War Pikemen

3 Jan 2017
Bruno Mugnai is an up and coming and in-demand military illustrator for the periods covered by this blog. This is a work... »

The Roman Robin Hood: Bulla Felix (fl. AD 205-207)

3 Jan 2017
(Header Image: Two Roman Bandits Fighting – 19th-Century Print) This post is a précis of the following article:... »

New Book: Phillips, “The Struggle for the South Atlantic”

3 Jan 2017
Carla Rahn Phillips, ed., The Struggle for the  South Atlantic: The Armada of the Strait, 1581-84 (Routleldge,... »

3/365

3 Jan 2017
Another day, another follow-up appointment with a specialist »

Dreams, Memory and Imagination in Byzantium – Registration Open

4 Jan 2017
Dreams, Memory and Imagination in Byzantium Australian Association for Byzantine Studies 19th Conference Monash University... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Queen Anne's Shipwreck Project.

4 Jan 2017
http://nautilusproductions.com/projects/queen-annes-revenge »

Thomas Hobbes on Glass

4 Jan 2017
Thomas Hobbes by John Michael Wright , (National Portrait Gallery). Last week we started a tour through Europe that followed... »
From: Conciatore

Brownson's Traditionary Argument for God's Existence

4 Jan 2017
I've been intending for a while -- actually at least a year and a half -- to discuss Orestes Brownson's infinite intelligible... »
From: Siris

Call for Papers | Jacques-François Blondel

4 Jan 2017
From the appel à communications: Jacques-François Blondel et l’enseignement de l’architecture La... »
From: Enfilade

The formation of a revolutionary journalist: Jean-Paul Marat

4 Jan 2017
Nigel Ritchie is last year’s recipient of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Travelling Award. Please... »

Arriving at Somerville: Ten Years On

4 Jan 2017
            Somerville: you can walk on the grass, but please don't drive across the quad.... »

The girl whose sweat turned black

4 Jan 2017
Here’s a landmark case from the Philosophical Transactions, reported by the Plymouth surgeon James Yonge in 1709: A... »

Monographs in the Survey: Strategies for Writing Across the Curriculum

4 Jan 2017
I am fortunate that in graduate school, I had quite a bit of guidance in writing across the curriculum pedagogy. I have... »
From: The Junto

Worst working relationship?

4 Jan 2017
Which two people let their personal dislike of each other interfere the most with their working relationship?   It was... »

“I have found a wealthy husband”?

4 Jan 2017
Folks who spotted the name of Angelica Schuyler in yesterday’s posting might immediately have thought of last year’s... »
From: Boston 1775

January 4

4 Jan 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Providence Gazette (January 3, 1767).“FOUND... »

Queenship in England

4 Jan 2017
Happy New Year! I am delighted to inform you that my new book, Queenship in England, will be published on 12 January 2017... »
From: Conor Byrne

Picture of the Week #425

4 Jan 2017
St. Nicholas’ Church, Kenilworth. Photo May 2015. Since my visit to Kenilworth in 1998 was too short, I decided when... »

Shakespeare and the Pedagogies of Justice – Call For Papers

5 Jan 2017
Shakespeare and the Pedagogies of Justice Shakespeare scholars regularly encounter social justice issues in the material... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

4/365

5 Jan 2017
In flight »

Three Gifts They Bear Away

5 Jan 2017
The Epiphanyby St. Robert SouthwellTo blaze the rising of this glorious sun, A glittering star appeareth in the East, Whose... »
From: Siris

What’s in a name: Plaster of Paris

5 Jan 2017
By Marieke Hendriksen One of the problems we face as historians studying and reconstructing recipes is that the names describing... »

Bing Crosby’s “Old West” and Countryside Art

5 Jan 2017
I wrote in my previous post about how I was trying to learn more about Bing Crosby’s taste in art. I finally have figured... »

Exhibition | Images and Revolts in Book and Prints

5 Jan 2017
Now on view at the Bibliothèque Mazarine: Images and Revolts in Book and Prints, 14th–Mid-18th CenturyImages... »
From: Enfilade
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