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The Robe a la Turque - Part 4 - The Kurdi Polonaise

13 December 2017
The last major piece of my take on Guimard's 1790 Turkish stage costume was the fabulous fur-trimmed blue robe. I pondered... »

17C American Women: 1629 Native Americans in early New England

13 December 2017
17C American Women: 1629 Native Americans in early New England: A Short and True Description of New England by the Rev.... »

Picture of the Week #474

13 December 2017
Heading back towards Henry VIII’s kitchens at Hampton Court Palace. Photo May 2015. »

Galileo Hates Your “Campus Free Speech” Arguments

13 December 2017
“Four centuries after Galileo was silenced”, a headline blares, “UK students are still curbing free speech.”... »
From: memorious

Reviews in Revista de Libros, Nov-Dec 2017

13 December 2017
Revista de Libros, Nov 6, 2017: Vicente Lleó Cañal reviews Laura Cumming, Velázquez desaparecido.... »

Managing Your Blog On a Mobile Device

13 December 2017
Have you given the WordPress mobile apps a try lately? We’ve been working hard to make sure our iOS and Android apps... »

to make mince piyes my Mother’s way

13 December 2017
This recipe was featured in Jenn Hall’s wonderful article about our project in Edible Philly. Many of the... »

Bourses Robert Klein 2018 (date limite 15 janvier 2018)

13 December 2017
Bourses Robert Klein 2018 La date limite de candidature est fixée au 15 janvier 2018. L’Institut national... »

Appel à communication : « Représenter le conflit et le désordre au XVIIIe siècle (1715-1799) » (Paris, INHA, 13 avril 2018)

13 December 2017
Journée d’études Représenter le conflit et le désordre au XVIIIe siècle (1715-1799)... »

December 13

13 December 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Pennsylvania Gazette (December 10, 1767).“As... »

The Mystery of “Mucius Scævola”

13 December 2017
Isaiah Thomas’s Massachusetts Spy started to publish the essays of “Mucius Scævola” on 30 May 1771,... »
From: Boston 1775

Battle of Alton

13 December 2017
This English Civil War action took place today.William Waller wiki »

Book Raffle: Hunt & Censer, The French Revolution and Napoleon

13 December 2017
Hunt, Lynn and Jack R. Censer. The French Revolution and Napoleon: Crucible of the Modern World. New York. Bloomsbury... »

Reform Act Banner c.183

13 December 2017
Here’s something you don’t see every day. It’s a hand-drawn political banner advocating the cause of parliamentary... »

A Christmas Tragedy with a Miraculous Ending

13 December 2017
Every year we aim to bring you a Christmas themed post. We have looked at Christmas Roses, Mince pies, and soon will be bringing... »

In Bed with the Georgians – time for a review

13 December 2017
“In bed with the Georgians: – Sex, Scandal & Satire” was published a year ago – how time flies... »

Call for Articles | Spring 2019 Issue of J18: Animal

13 December 2017
From J18: Journal18, Issue #7 (Spring 2019) — Animal Edited by Katie Hornstein Proposals due by 1 April 2018; finished... »
From: Enfilade

Portrait of a Juntoist in Motion

13 December 2017
Today at The Junto, Rachel Herrmann reflects on her changing role as a Juntoist since 2012 »
From: The Junto

Glass History in Aleppo

13 December 2017
Aleppo, 1764 Antonio Neri is famous for  his 1612 book on making glass, [1] but in the late sixteenth century his father... »
From: Conciatore

Otago Printer in Residence Programme – SNAP

13 December 2017
The latest University of Otago Printer in Residence programme resulted in SNAP, a volume of verse by poet/writer David Eggleton;... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Monday 12 December 1664

13 December 2017
Up, and with Sir W. Batten by coach to White Hall, where all of us with the Duke; Mr. Coventry privately did tell me the... »

Chauncey Who?

13 December 2017
Chauncey E. Sanders is anything but a common household name. However for many Evangelicals Sanders is rather well known for... »
From: Darin Hayton

Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy V

12 December 2017
Call for Papers Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy V (#DSEMP) Utrecht University (NL) 30-31 May 2018 https://dutchseminarearlymodernphilosophy.wordpress.com/... »

Folger Collections related to Dramatic Performance

12 December 2017
In hopes that we can help theater historians discover more about relevant Folger holdings through their own explorations,... »

1814: Murder or manslaughter? The trial of Mary Ann Adlam

12 December 2017
After researching so many women who were sent to the gallows, 1 sometimes for non-violent crimes or for murders that arisen... »

Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible

12 December 2017
  I am currently engaged in copyediting the English translations of a collected volume of history of science papers.... »

Layla Moallem, ‘Sonnet 130’ (featuring Jah-Zee)

12 December 2017
By Layla Moallem Picture By Danielle Raab Sonnet 130 This single is the outcome of a beautiful encounter between Layla... »

Hearth Tax Instagram

12 December 2017
The Hearth Tax Centre now has an Instagram account. Follow us to see hearths and the historic buildings and landscapes they’re... »

December 1

12 December 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (December 12, 1767).“LABRADORE... »

Joseph Greenleaf and “the Council-chamber in Boston”

12 December 2017
On 16 Nov 1771, the day after Joseph Greenleaf declined to meet with Gov. Thomas Hutchinson and the Massachusetts Council... »
From: Boston 1775