My senior seminar has been a struggle.
Why? Because being a historian is hard work. Historians ask questions about history so as to better understand the state of the world in previous eras and, by extension, the human condition. 885 more words
These are volumes containing works that are not lengthy enough to get published by themselves. As is stated in the preface to the first of these volumes by the editor: “In the course of the last few years I have received from different quarters and have collected a variety of documents, individually too short for a volume and yet of such interest as to render it very desirable to lay them before the Society .” Two volumes are currently available freely online. 45 more words
Those of us who enjoy the various trials and travails of Stephen Maturin should be interested in this project from The National Archives – Surgeons at Sea: Royal Navy Medical Officers’ Journals. 81 more words