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Post Archives for July 2013

Saturday 30 June 1660

1 Jul 2013
By times to Sir R. Fanshawe to draw up the preamble to my Lord’s Patent. So to my Lord, and with him to White Hall,... »

The Old Poor Law, 1723-1782: Part 1, Thames Ditton, the Place and People.

1 Jul 2013
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From: C18thGirl

The Paideia Institute, Living Latin in Paris - Call For Applications

1 Jul 2013
The Paideia Institute announces a new Living Latin Program in Paris this winter, December 27, 2013-January 4, 2014. This... »

18th-century American Women: Timeline 1750-1759

1 Jul 2013
18th-century American Women: Timeline 1750-1759: 1750 Over a million people live in colonial America. The British Parliament... »

The Old Foodie: Things to do with Dried Apples.

1 Jul 2013
The Old Foodie: Things to do with Dried Apples.: I have not given enough attention to dried food over the years of this blog.... »

Provision Suggestions 1639

1 Jul 2013
Provision Suggestions 1639What Provision is made for a Journey at Sea and what to carry with us for our use at Land... »

Provisions List 1630

1 Jul 2013
Provisions List 1630A Catalog of such needefull things as every Planter doth or ought to provide to go to New-EnglandVictuals... »

Animal Emotion: An Interview with Barbara King

1 Jul 2013
This month,  Performing Humanity has the exciting opportunity to feature our editor’s conversation with Dr. Barbara... »

Two Martyrs (in 1616 and 1681) on the Son Rise Morning Show

1 Jul 2013
I'll be on much earlier than usual on the Son Rise Morning Show today to discuss two martyrs (Blessed Thomas Maxfield and... »

Planning for the future of Shakespeare’s town

1 Jul 2013
The future of Stratford-upon-Avon is under discussion as never before, with two separate schemes currently under consideration. Anyone... »

Ghislain d’Humières to Direct The Speed Art Museum

1 Jul 2013
Press release (25 June 2013) from The Speed Art Museum in Louisville: The Board of Trustees of The Speed Art Museum announced... »
From: Enfilade

Exhibition | Princely Treasures from the House of Liechtenstein

1 Jul 2013
From the National Museum of Singapore: Princely Treasures from the House of Liechtenstein National Museum of Singapore,... »
From: Enfilade

Timeline 1760-1769

1 Jul 2013
1760George III becomes king of England, Ireland and the colonies1.5 million colonists living in America.British General Lord... »

1629 Food in early New England

1 Jul 2013
A Short and True Description of New Englandby the Rev. Francis Higginson, written in 1629  Printed for Michael Sparke,... »

Nueva revista sobre Didáctica de las Ciencias Sociales

1 Jul 2013
La Revista Nuevas Dimensiones es una publicación electrónica chilena. La revista fue fundada en el año 2010 y tiene como... »

Shakespeare’s Mulberry Juice – Birthplace exhibition

1 Jul 2013
This week for ‘Shakespeare on Show’ we are looking at a small glass bottle of mulberry juice currently on display in... »

Parution : « Pourquoi la photographie a aujourd’hui force d’art »

1 Jul 2013
Michaël Fried, Pourquoi la photographie a aujourd’hui force d’art, Paris : Hazan, 2013 Traduit de l’anglais par Fabienne... »

Re: Martin Stone accused of plagiarism

1 Jul 2013
The handling of this case is mentioned and discussed in Stefan Heßbrüggen-Walter: Whistle blowing in the German University:... »
From: W4RF

Parution : « La Peinture représentée. Allégories, ateliers, autoportraits d’artistes »

1 Jul 2013
Robert Bared et Natacha Pernac, La Peinture représentée. Allégories, ateliers, autoportraits d’artistes. Paris : Hazan... »

The Dai is Cast

1 Jul 2013
All novelists have a secret fantasy. Actually, it’s not terribly secret. It’s the cast list. Yes, admit it,... »

Appel à communication : « Persistent Spaces: politics, aesthetics and topography in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century city »

1 Jul 2013
Paris, Diderot University, December 12 - 13, 2013 Deadline: Oct 13, 2013 Call for Papers: Persistent Spaces: politics,... »

Vandaag / Today in 1672

1 Jul 2013
Op 1 juli 1672 werd door de Staten Generaal indirect besloten het eeuwig niet na te leven, zodat Willem III zowel stadhouder... »

Top 10 Most Popular Articles in June 2013

1 Jul 2013
Journal of the American Revolution (#allthingsliberty) continues to publish a flurry of exciting articles and, in June, we... »

Appel à communication : « The Ten Commandments in medieval and early modern culture » (université de Gand, 10-11 avril 2014)

1 Jul 2013
The Department of Literature at Ghent University is pleased to announce that it will host an international conference on... »

Johann Philipp Maul and the Healing Waters of Schwelm

1 Jul 2013
Built in 1790, this neat ‘Brunnenhaus’ still marks the spot where the healing waters once flowed in Schwelm.... »

Princess Diana and me

1 Jul 2013
Diana, Princess of Wales, 1997. Photo: Mario Testino. On what would have been her fifty second birthday, I’m going... »

“It is now translated to America”: British Hymns in the Revolutionary Era

1 Jul 2013
Sacred music becomes patriotic when one man removed every reference to Britain in his hymnal after the Revolution. »
From: The Junto

July 1 and the Precious Blood: DOMINE JESU REX ET REDEMPTOR PER SANGUINEM TUUM SALVA NOS

1 Jul 2013
Before the 1969 reforms of the Roman Calendar, today was the Feast of the Most Precious Blood. One of the hymns for the feast... »

A Blog is Born: The History Curator

1 Jul 2013
The Nova Scotia Museum has found a new Curator of History in the person of Martin Hubley, and he has just launched a... »
From: CHARLEVOIX

London Critical Theory Summer School

1 Jul 2013
Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities1st July – 12th July 2013The London Critical Theory Summer School will take place... »

Colloque: « Théâtre et charlatans aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles, un art de la mise en scène ? »

1 Jul 2013
« Tout le monde est charlatan. Les écoles, les académies, les compagnies les plus graves ressemblent à l’apothicaire... »

Joan Neville, Countess of Arundel

1 Jul 2013
During the 15th century the Church banned sex on every Sunday during Lent, and for pretty much half the rest of the year... »

Colloque: « Scènes de dispute » : dispute et dramaturgie en France et en Grande-Bretagne (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles)

1 Jul 2013
organisé par le programme ANR AGON (VALE EA 4085), avec le LARCA (EA 4214 Paris VII) et l’IRCL (UMR 5186 CNRS Montpellier... »

CFP: Mainz Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

1 Jul 2013
Abstracts are welcome for the The Mainz Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy / Mainzer Seminar zur Philosophie der Neuzeit.... »

Winter in Windsor part 4: Hot and Cold

1 Jul 2013
I thought I’d finished this series (part 1, part 2, part 3), but there’s one more thing to say that I’m... »

Appel à candidature : « Duchamp Research Stipendium »

1 Jul 2013
Staatliches Museum Schwerin Application deadline: Oct 31, 2013 Duchamp Research Stipendium The Staatliches Museum Schwerin-... »

“the sweetest and best tempered Child in the world”

1 Jul 2013
Nancy Shippen Livingston was advised to return to her husband with their child Peggy in the hope that when he saw her he... »

Ordering from archives

1 Jul 2013
Midgardarts’ comment prompted me to write a post about the arcane process of ordering copies from archives. Sure, you... »

“From Revolution to New Nation” Teachers’ Institute, 29 July-2 Aug

1 Jul 2013
Here the first of two weeklong workshops for teachers that I know are happening in and around Boston this summer. From Revolution... »
From: Boston 1775

Notes and Links

1 Jul 2013
* Tolkien, Blunden, and the Great War at "Philosophy, lit, etc."* Whale-horses and morses: Tolkien and the Walrus in the... »
From: Siris

Giorgione and Titian: Pastoral Concert

1 Jul 2013
The “Pastoral Concert” or “Concert Champetre” that now hangs in the Louvre is universally recognized as one of the... »

Science Curriculum Standards Trivialize History of Science

1 Jul 2013
K–12 science education in the U.S. has a new set of standards, the Next Generation Science Standards. The new standards... »
From: Darin Hayton

Satire vs Real Life: Fashion in 1800

1 Jul 2013
Last week we looked at the satire print “A French Family” from 1792 and the newly fashionable deshabille including... »

Thunder Month

1 Jul 2013
In his annual almanac, the seventeenth-century astrologer John Gadbury calls July the Thunder Month, [when] it was customary... »

Upcoming Books, Exhibitions, and Events for July 2013

1 Jul 2013
Books As the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden approaches in September, a new book is being released on July 4th... »

Dipping Your Toes in the Water: Reconsidering Renaissance England’s Attitudes Toward Bathing

1 Jul 2013
Recently, the feminist newsblog Jezebel posted a short article by Dodai Stewart entitled “Tudor Fashion: Pretty, But... »

Why Blog? Benefits of Blogging for an Author of Fiction

1 Jul 2013
Back from a wonderful weekend at the 2013 Historical Novel Society Conference, where I moderated a panel discussion on blogging.... »

Sunday 1 July 1660

2 Jul 2013
This morning came home my fine Camlett cloak, with gold buttons, and a silk suit, which cost me much money, and I pray God... »

CFP: New Insights into 16th-and 17th-Century British Architecture

2 Jul 2013
The call for papers for the conference entitled “New Insights into 16th-and 17th-Century British Architecture”... »

Christine de Pizan and the Book of the Queen - Manuscript Now Online

2 Jul 2013
Great news from the British Library, they have announced the recent upload of Christine de Pizan’s Book of the Queen (Harley... »
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