The Early Modern Commons

Skulking in Holes and Corners

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SMH 2017 Conference

25 February 2017

For those attending the Society for Military History conference this year (not me) in Jacksonville, FL on March 30-April 2, you have the following panels to attend: PANEL 2 B –...

Here we going again with the skulking

28 January 2017

For those who get all their international news from CNN, they would’ve come across this article on the British (“Royal”) Navy keeping a close eye on Russia’s...

And the printing presses keep on churning

16 January 2017

An early year bibliography review, including books soon-to-appear. Forssberg, Anna Maria. The Story of War: Church and Propaganda in France and Sweden 1610–1710. Lund, Sweden:...

No wonder we historians are bad at math – they keep changing the answers

14 January 2017

Apropos an old thread on naming wars based off their duration (and how complicated that really is), this story appeared recently on my History News Network feed. It’s neither early...