I recently profiled innovative Franklin scholar Caroline Winterer, who is using computers to map Ben Franklin’s extensive correspondence networks, in the December issue of Smithsonian Magazine… 31 more words
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No, seriously. I was kind of joking around last time, but this is for real. Like, 300% more blog views. Wacky.
Although, to be fair, when contrasted with me writing about dead popes, maybe that isn’t super surprising, and by ‘maybe’ I mean ‘super obviously’. 564 more words
Students’ impressions from the London Summer School in Intellectual History
The London Summer School in Intellectual History is a rare opportunity for graduate students to acquire further training in the discipline and its different methodologies. 761 more words
In the terrible wake of the Protestant Reformation, the Roman Catholic Counter-Reformation and the Thirty Years’ War, ending in 1648, Europe was exhausted. The old social mode was irrevocably broken. 8,680 more words