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A Historians View

A historian often has to postulate on how events of the present day will be viewed by Historians of coming generations, and often this is difficult to do because of the sense of perspective. 489 more words

Life

Writers, historians, scribes show solidarity with Jammu and Kashmir flood-hit people

Writers, historians, scribes show solidarity with Jammu and Kashmir flood-hit people

Edward Baptist at Google

Edward Baptist’s book, The Half Has Never Been Told, has generated quite a bit of controversy and comment after a botched review by The Economist… 259 more words

Videos

'Connecting' at the masterclass

Well, now I can tell you what happens at a masterclass!  There were about eighteen or so participants, drawn from universities across Australia, but the majority were from the University of Tasmania. 1,096 more words

History Writing

Repost: History is written by the...

Original URL:  http://39years.blog.com/2014/09/02/history-is-written-by/

Sep 2: History is written by…

Twice now, when I’ve told someone that one of my classes is starting with “the history of history” they’ve shuddered because “history is written by the winners”…which in this case doesn’t even make sense. 635 more words

Scholastic

Jack the Ripper: Case Never Closed

This article by Notches editor Julia Laite appeared in the September 9, 2014 issue of The Guardian

The latest development in a near-150-year-old saga made headlines this week: an armchair detective has used DNA evidence to claim that  220 more words

History Of Sexuality