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Meeting of the Three Commanders

On March 6, 2019, a chilly late winter afternoon, the Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission dedicated a Virginia Historical Highway Marker to commemorate a... The post Meeting of the Three Commanders appeared first on Journal of the American...

Guns on Mount Defiance

Discussions about the American evacuation of Mount Independence and Fort Ticonderoga on the night of July 5, 1777 frequently address the question: could shot... The post Guns on Mount Defiance appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

CARMEN: The Worldwide Medieval Network – (Virtual) Annual General Meeting 2021

CARMEN: The Worldwide Medieval Network – (Virtual) Annual General Meeting 2021 “The Middle Ages in the Americas” The annual CARMEN open meeting brings together scholars and professionals from across the world in participatory and interactive formats,...
From: ANZAMEMS Inc on 18 Aug 2021

This Week on Dispatches: Edna Gabler on the Silence of Slavery in Revolutionary War Art

On this week’s Dispatches, host Brady Crytzer interviews writer, editor, researcher, and JAR contributor Edna Gabler on her recent study of images of enslaved... The post This Week on Dispatches: Edna Gabler on the Silence of Slavery in Revolutionary...

Lucretius’ Plague | Stephen Basdeo

By Stephen Basdeo, a writer and historian based in Leeds, UK. He recommends that readers, if they have not done so already, read his short article on the cultural manifestations of the Athenian Plague before reading this article. The Founding of...

The Silence of Slavery in Revolutionary War Art

“His Britannic Majesty shall with all convenient speed, and without causing any Destruction, or carrying away any Negroes or other Property of the American... The post The Silence of Slavery in Revolutionary War Art appeared first on Journal of the...

Regimental Drummers and their important role within the army...

 Devereux's regiment have made a video that covers this topic. Here
From: Wars of Louis Quatorze on 11 Jul 2021

Observations on Several Acts of Parliament

The Townshend Revenue Act of 1767 awoke Americans to the fact that import duties for the purpose of revenue were taxes just as much... The post Observations on Several Acts of Parliament appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

The Progress of Civilization in Belgium

By George W.M. Reynolds Much has been written on the history of the sciences, fine arts, literature, and commercial matters, in Belgium;[1] but, except in the academic memoir of Dean Heylen (De Inventis Belgarum, 1786) no one has as yet collected into...

May 16

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “Mathematical Instrument-Maker.” William Williams, a “Mathematical Instrument-Maker,” kept a shop near the Long Wharf in Boston in the early 1770s.  That location likely...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 May 2021

David Wooster Kept the Men at Quebec: Giving Credit to a Much-Maligned General

Most modern historical treatments of the American invasion of Canada disparage Brig. Gen. David Wooster for his leadership in Canada. A detailed examination of... The post David Wooster Kept the Men at Quebec: Giving Credit to a Much-Maligned General...

Moving Images of Revolution:  A Critical Forum on Gonzalo Benavente Sacco’s “La Revolución y la tierra” (Peru, 2020)

The following forum on La Revoución y la Tierra (Peru, 2020) consists of an introduction by Adrián Lerner Patrón, six essays on select themes from the film (some in Spanish and others in English) by scholars of Latin American history...
From: Age of Revolutions on 7 Apr 2021

Deardorff, “¿Quién es morisco?” in FHI 2019

Max Deardorff, “¿Quién es morisco? Desde cristiano nuevo a cristiano viejo de moros: Categorías de diferenciación en el Reino de Granada (siglo XVI),” Forum Histoirae Iuris, 2019.
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 15 Mar 2021

Voltaire on Capitol Hill: ‘Anyone who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities’

Bust of Voltaire by Jean-Antoine Houdon. (Musée du Louvre, Paris) Houdon’s bust of Voltaire still dominates the entrance hall of Thomas Jefferson’s house at Monticello, and last week Voltaire was being quoted on Capitol Hill. In the...
From: Voltaire Foundation on 16 Feb 2021

4 Cautionary Tales from the French Revolution for Today

This paper is an outgrowth of a talk given at the Newberry library on January 15, 2021. By Christine Adams Many Americans may be tempted to interpret Biden’s inauguration as the opening of a new chapter, and in many ways it is, but we must...
From: Age of Revolutions on 22 Jan 2021

Interview: Ruma Chopra on “Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone”

Ruma Chopra’s recent book is Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone (Yale University Press, 2018). This interview was conducted by Roberto Sirvent, and was originally published at the Black Agenda...
From: Borealia on 20 Jan 2021

Debating (American) Democracy

Jerry Bannister Like everyone else this evening, I’m struggling to keep up with the news. What’s striking about the latest crisis in the United States is that, even at the very heart of American power, there remains so much confusion about...
From: Borealia on 7 Jan 2021

Flexible Glass

 Roman Emperor Tiberius - Glass paste cameo c 20CE by "Herophilos, Son of Dioskurides"In the first century CE, references appear in the literature for a malleable form of glass --that is to say flexible-- the method for which is reported as...
From: Conciatore on 21 Dec 2020

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