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The Anglo-Spanish war 1655-1660 by Paul Sutton Volume 1: The War in the West Indies

11 May 2021
This is a fascinating read that should be of interest to anyone interested in the Parliamentary forces of the British Civil... »

Facial Misrecognition

11 May 2021
A guest post by Wan-Chuan Kao  Oliver Sacks, who brought to popular awareness many cognitive conditions that are simultaneously... »

"Everything and Nothing" by Jorge Luis Borges

11 May 2021
Borges, Jorge Luis. "Everything and Nothing." Selected Poems. Ed. Alexander Coleman. New York: Viking, 1999. 86-89.Remember... »
From: Bardfilm

May 11

11 May 2021
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “N.B. They have just received by the Ship... »

A Washington Peace Medal for Red Jacket

11 May 2021
Yesterday I described the conference between leaders of the Five Nations (Haudenosaunee or Iroquois) and of the U.S. government... »
From: Boston 1775

Poem a Day 11

11 May 2021
LintukotoThe birds are flying along the Milky Way,the bird-path leading to the lands of day,the warm lands of summer and... »
From: Siris

A Choice Body of Men: The Continental Army on the Upper Ohio

11 May 2021
The settlers who chose to make their homes in the upper Ohio in the mid to late eighteenth century faced a wide variety of...... »

Fontenoy 1745

11 May 2021
 Today's anniversary. The famous French victory. HerePicture by David Morier. 43rd, 44th and 45th foot 1751 »

Re: Thomas Browne: Religio medici (Varia)

11 May 2021
[quote author=hck link=1263379151/0#2 date=1299056772]Quote from hck on 26.11.2010 at 13:51:21:penelope.uchicago.edu seems... »

Online Workshop | Viewing Topography Across the Globe, Indigeneity

11 May 2021
From The Lewis Walpole Library: Viewing Topography Across the Globe Series, Workshop II: Indigeneity Online, The Lewis Walpole... »
From: Enfilade

Fortunio Liceti and His Big Book of Monsters

11 May 2021
Our latest Postgraduate and Early Career Takeover post is by Jordan Baker. Jordan concentrates his research and writing on... »

11 May, 1597 - A Humorous Day's Mirth

11 May 2021
Here's what the Admiral's Men performed at the Rose playhouse on this day, 424 years ago... Henslowe writes: 11 | ne | ... »

Evening Note for Monday, May 1

11 May 2021
Thought for the Evening: Liberty, Equality, FraternityThe phrase "liberty, equality, fraternity" has had a rocky history.... »
From: Siris

Sunday 10 May 1668

11 May 2021
(Lord’s day). Up, and to the office, there to do business till church time, when Mr. Shepley, newly come to town, come... »

Comment: Philip Roth And His Dead Dogs

10 May 2021
 "Can men write about women?" And the fool expects an answer." Heinrich Heine "Roth possessed a verbal brilliance and... »

Review: Tastes of Honey: The Making of Shelagh Delaney and a Cultural Revolution by Selina Todd.Chatto, 304 pp., £18.99, August 2019, 978 1 78474 082 5

10 May 2021
Selina Todd is a gifted historian, and her books are well worth reading. Tastes of Honey is no exception. The book is essentially... »

Comment: What Ever Happened to Innocent Until Proven Guilty?

10 May 2021
The decision by publisher W.W.Norton to “permanently” remove Blake Bailey’s biography of the late novelist... »

Kress Fellowships at the Medici Archive Project

10 May 2021
The Medici Archive Project in Florence, Italy, is offering two Samuel H. Kress Fellowships for graduate students interested... »

Colloque : « Objects of Devotion: Religion and its Instruments in Early Modern Europe » (En ligne, 20-22 mai 2021)

10 May 2021
Objects of Devotion: Religion and its Instruments in Early Modern Europe is an international conference which examines how... »

New Book: Fernández-González, “Philip II & the Architecture of Empire” May

10 May 2021
Laura Fernández-González, Philip II of Spain and the Architecture of Empire (PSU Press, 2021). »

Poems on various subjects

10 May 2021
Author: Reeves, Eliza. Title: Poems on various subjects / by Eliza Reeves. Published: London : Printed for the author:... »

Apostle of Andalusia

10 May 2021
Today is the feast of St. Juan de Ávila, Doctor of the Church. From one of his letters: The first thing by which to... »
From: Siris

Conférence : « Across the Margin: Finding a New Page from Jean Bourdichon’s Hours of Louis XII » (28 mai 2021, en ligne)

10 May 2021
Conférence : « Across the Margin: Finding a New Page from Jean Bourdichon’s Hours of Louis XII »... »

Appel à publication : « Figurations du sentir » (30 juin 2021)

10 May 2021
Appel à publication : Images re-vues n°20 « Figurations du sentir » (30 juin 2021)   Ce numéro... »

Colloque : « Marquer son église. Les princes en leurs collégiales (IXe-XVe s., Occident chrétien) » (Aubervilliers, 3-4 juin 2021)

10 May 2021
Colloque : « Marquer son église. Les princes en leurs collégiales (IXe-XVe s., Occident chrétien)... »

Colloque : « (Im)material Michelangelo » (En ligne – Rome, 25-26 mai 2021)

10 May 2021
(Im)material Michelangelo: Toward a Visual Historiography of Sculpture Between Reproduction and Art-Historical Enquiry. The... »

The Church Catechism Broke into Short Questions (1732)

10 May 2021
There are a number of different and interesting debates we can have about early modern female book ownership, many of which... »

May 1

10 May 2021
Who were the subjects of advertisements in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? “RUN away last Tuesday... »

Slavery Advertisements Published May 10, 1771

10 May 2021
The Slavery Adverts 250 Project chronicles the role of newspaper advertising in perpetuating slavery in the era... »

The Exchange between President Washington and Red Jacket

10 May 2021
During George Washington’s first term as President, the War Department had primary responsibility for dealing with... »
From: Boston 1775