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Political Cartoons Featuring the Royal Navy During the Napoleonic Wars

The Curzon Collection held at Oxford University contains hundreds of contemporary political cartoons from the British perspective; many feature the Royal Navy in a laudatory light. 21 more words

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1,000,000 minutes of historical YouTube goodness (and cat videos)

What could you do with one million minutes of historical YouTube video clips? If I’ve done my arithmetics correctly, that’s almost 7000 days or just over 19 years worth of video goodness. 503 more words


Burton on Burton

Burton, T. (2006). Burton on Burton (2nd Rev. ed.) (M. Salisbury, Ed.). London, UK: Faber and Faber. 10 more words

Tim Burton

Coptic Scriptorium

Coptic SCRIPTORIUM is a platform for interdisciplinary and computational research in texts in the Coptic language, particularly the Sahidic dialect.  As an open-source, open-access initiative, our technologies and corpus facilitate a collaborative environment for digital research for all scholars working in Coptic.

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Archive Adventures of a Historian in Training

Knowing how to collect, catalogue, and store primary source documents is no easy matter for a historian early in her training. At this point, I’m pretty happy with my tool for collecting documents – my Nikon Coolpix P530 is perfect for taking hundreds of high quality images. 621 more words



To listen click here http://www.tlgpodcast.com/tlg-episodes/ep-71-jfk-primary-sources-with-will
This week Will from @jfkprimesources on Twitter stops by the show to discuss his new website http://primarysources.wix.com/home where he hosts all relevant research links to primary source material. 20 more words