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17C American Women: 1610 "Newes from Virginia" by Richard Rich

27 June 2017
17C American Women: 1610 "Newes from Virginia" by Richard Rich: "Newes from Virginia" was written by an English soldier who... »

17C American Women: Robert Beverley History of Virginia 1705 - Indian...

27 June 2017
17C American Women: Robert Beverley History of Virginia 1705 - Indian...: The History and Present State of Virginia , in... »

17C American Women: Virginia, John Smith's Account of The Starving Tim...

27 June 2017
17C American Women: Virginia, John Smith's Account of The Starving Tim...: Now we all found the losse of Captaine Smith,... »

University of California, San Diego: Lectureship in Literature and Lectureship in History

27 June 2017
Lecturer Posting for Literature University of California, San Diego, Literature The Department of Literature, within the... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

JEMH 2017, Special Issue: Missionary Encounters in the Atlantic World

27 June 2017
The Journal of Early Modern History 21/1-2 (2017): Special Issue: Missionary Encounters in the Atlantic World Brandon Bayne,... »

Food and Feast in Premodern Outlaw Tales – Call For Papers

27 June 2017
Food and Feast in Premodern Outlaw Tales (edited collection) Editors: Melissa Ridley Elmes and Kristin Bovaird-Abbo We seek... »
From: ANZAMEMS Inc

Urine, Phosphorus, and the Philosopher's Stone

26 June 2017
Joseph Wright of Derby, The Alchemist Discovers Phosphorus, 1771 (detail). In 1681, the English writer John... »
From: Res Obscura

“be so good as to send me . . . money”

26 June 2017
In October of 1792 George Washington sent his niece Harriot Washington (his deceased brother Samuel’s daughter), who... »

What is a Recipe? DH@Guelph Summer Workshop 2017

26 June 2017
Workshop Participants from the DH@Guelph Summer Workshop 2017: Making Manuscripts Digital are taking part of the Recipe Projects... »
From: emroc

Summary of Day 6 ‘What is a Recipe?’

26 June 2017
In case you missed the latest installment of ‘What is a Recipe?’, you can catch up with a Storify of the day... »

Proposal Rough Draft

26 June 2017
Although free internet archive initiatives like Google Books and Project Gutenberg have made thousands of classic texts available... »
From: END

Attack at Languard Fort 350th

26 June 2017
 The Battle of Landguard Fort or the Attack on Landguard Fort was a battle towards the end of the Second Anglo-Dutch... »

The Two Factors of Education

26 June 2017
Even the conventional everyday morality demands that man should hand down to his children not only the goods he has acquired,... »
From: Siris

The Dead Grandmother Business

26 June 2017
Let me start by saying that by far the best take I have read on this now-notorious Chronicle piece (Shannon Reed’s... »
From: memorious

King Lear at the Guthrie in 2017

26 June 2017
King Lear. Dir. Joseph Haj. Perf. Nathan Barlow, Thomas Brazzle, Shá Cage, Sun Mee Chomet, J. C. Cutler, and... »
From: Bardfilm

June 26

26 June 2017
What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? New-London Gazette (June 26, 1767).“The Subscribers... »

A View of Louisburg in North America, 176

26 June 2017
A View of Louisburg in North America, taken near the Light House when that City was besieged in 1758, Captain Charles Ince,... »

Draft Proposal

26 June 2017
The 18th century saw the rise of the novel and with it, the rise of a new market. Novel readership was often determined by... »
From: END

MKG Project Proposal III

26 June 2017
The project I propose here has several parts, and thus, several goals. The first goal is the one that has guided my entire... »
From: END

E-Book (Open Access):  Sylva Dobalová and Ivan P. Muchka (eds), Looking for Leisure: Court Residences and their Satellites, 1400-17

26 June 2017
The new open-access e-book edited by Sylva Dobalová and Ivan P. Muchka and entitled Looking for Leisure: Court... »

Draft - final project proposal

26 June 2017
What do books, as material objects, communicate to their readers, and how exactly is this communication achieved? The process... »
From: END

Hannah Snell and the Press Gang

26 June 2017
Hannah Snell (1723-1792) was a native of Worcester in England. In 1747, her husband having deserted her and their child having... »
From: Boston 1775

Slavery Advertisements Published June 26, 1767

26 June 2017
These advertisements appeared in colonial American newspapers 250 years ago today.  Daily updates also available on... »

Land and Liberation: The Legacy of Zimbabwe’s Revolutionary Struggle

26 June 2017
By Chase Barney Independence in most of southern Africa came with bloodshed, and came much later than elsewhere on the... »

Guest Post: Cotton Mather and the Enlightenment in New England: Redefining the Holy Spirit

26 June 2017
Philipp Reisner received his PhD from and teaches as a lecturer in the American Studies  Department at Heinrich Heine... »
From: The Junto

Indigenous Policy and Silence at Confederation

26 June 2017
This essay is the first in a three-part series on Confederation that provides critical historical context for Canada’s... »
From: Borealia

Appel à candidatures : Stagiaire assistant(e) de communication à l’INHA (date limite : 3 juillet 2017)

26 June 2017
Le service de la communication de l’Institut national de l’histoire de l’art (INHA) recherche un(e) stagiaire... »

Poem a Day 26

26 June 2017
HeatThe sidewalks burn with light.The sun is rising high; its heatburns our innocent feet.All things shine that we see, and... »
From: Siris

Appel à candidatures – Petits exercices d’érudition dans la bibliothèque de l’INHA (Paris, 17 septembre 2017 – date limite : 15 juillet)

26 June 2017
À l’occasion des Journées européennes du patrimoine le dimanche 17 septembre 2017, l’Institut... »

Adam Smith: poverty and famine

26 June 2017
Adam Smith, drawing by John Kay, 1790. My Besterman lecture was a highly critical assessment of Adam Smith’s views... »