Last night saw the first of our Newman Lectures at the University of East Anglia, which have been organised with the support of the… 998 more words
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Louise M. H. Miller; Around The Red Map.
The other day I came across an opinion. That historians can’t write historical fiction. And historical fiction writers can’t write history non-fiction.
I was deeply disturbed by this, as at the moment, that’s exactly what I’m doing. 324 more words
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A Glasgow-West India Sojourn
One of the first blogs about the Glasgow- West India trades concerns an English historian writing about a Dorset family who had plantations in Nevis and a merchant house in Bristol. 886 more words
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‘It plays with the idea of the period look, while remaining determinedly of the here-and-now’ (Raphael Samuel)
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Tracing The Wordsmiths.
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Student of the American Civil War
This is James McPherson at the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop talking about his book, War on the Waters.