Archive for the 'History Friday' Category

History Friday: George Macaulay Trevelyan

Friday, March 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: G. M. Trevelyan on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: GM Trevelyan: a historian in tune with his time, and ours: Trevelyan poured out his patriotic feelings for the endangered fabric of English life By David Cannadine on the Telegraph Website on July 21, 2012.

Click Here to Read: Obituary: George Macaulay Trevelyan, 1876-1962 in History Today Volume 12 Issue 9 September 1962. (more…)

History Friday: Thomas Babington Macaulay

Friday, March 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Thomas Babington Macaulay on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Macaulay by Zareer Masani – review: Thomas Macaulay looked down on Indians, but he created an egalitarian legal system that has stood the test of time by John Kampfner on the Guardian website on July 22, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Thomas Babington Macaulay on the NNDB website.

Image of Thomas Babington Macaulay from the Quotesgram website. (more…)

History Friday: Hugh Trevor-Roper

Friday, February 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Hugh Trevor-Roper on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Hugh Trevor-Roper, 89, Dies; Historian of Hitler’s Last Days By Paul Lewis in The New York Times on January 27, 2003.

Click Here to Read: Lord Dacre by Blair Wordern on the Guardian website on January 27 2003.

Click Here to Read: Hugh Trevor-Roper: the spy as historian, the historian as spy: A review of ‘The Secret World’, by Hugh Trevor-Roper. The future Lord Dacre’s early work for MI6 (more…)

History Friday: Roy Foster

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: R. F. Foster (historian) on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Interpreter of myths by Andrew Brown on the Guardian website on September 12, 2003.

Click Here to View: The Writing Lives Series: Colm Tóibín and Roy Foster in Conversation at Heyman Center for the Humanities on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Interview with the historian Roy Foster on the Cargo Collective website in December 2010. (more…)

History Friday: Ian Buruma

Friday, February 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Ian Buruma on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: A Brutal Peace, Review of ‘Year Zero,’ by Ian Buruma, Reviewed by Adam Hochschild in The New York Times on September 27, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Grosz Anatomy Review of: Theater of Cruelty by Ian Buruma, Reviewed By John Cotter in the Open Letters Monthly. (more…)

History Friday: Yehuda Bauer

Friday, January 29th, 2016

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Click  Here to Read: Yehuda Bauer on Wikipedia.

Click Here to View: International Conference on Genocide Prevention – Yehuda Bauer on Vimeo.

Click Here to Read: Sounds of Silence: A Holocaust historian examines the challenge of writing about the Nazi genocide Review of Rethinking the Holocaust by Yehuda Bauer, Reviewed by Morris Dickstein in The New York Times on January 28, 2001.

Click Here to Read: Chapter One of Rethinking the Holocaust By Yehuda Bauer reprinted in The New York Times. (more…)

History Friday: C Northcote Parkinson

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: C. Northcote Parkinson on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: C. Northcote Parkinson in The Economist on July 10, 2009.

Click Here to Read: Obituary: Professor C. Northcote Parkinson Helena Rogers in The Indepdendent on March 11, 1993.

Click Here to Read: Review of The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower, Devil to Pay, Britannia Rules: The Classic Age of Naval History 1793-1815 by C Northcote (more…)

History Friday: Steven Shapin

Friday, January 15th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Steven Shapin on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: An interview with Steven Shapin author of The Scientific Life: A Moral History of a Late Modern Vocation on the University of Chicago Press website.

Click Here to Read: The Virtue of Scientific Thinking by Steven Shapin the Boston Review on January 20, 2015. (more…)

History Friday: Donald Weinstein

Friday, January 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Donald Weinstein on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Donald Weinstein, Influential Historian on the Renaissance, Dies at 89 by William Grimes on in The New York Times on December 30, 3015.

Click Here to Read: Donald Weinstein obituary by Stefano Dall’Aglio on the Guardian Website on December 29, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Donald Weinstein: On his book Savonarola: The Rise and Fall of a Renaissance Prophet Cover Interview on the rorotoko.com website on February 29, 2012. (more…)

History Friday: Daniel J. Boorstein

Friday, December 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Daniel J. Boorstein on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Daniel J. Boorstin (1914-2004) 12th Librarian of Congress 1975-1987 on the Library of Congress website.

Click Here to Read: Obituary of Daniel Boorstin by Godfrey Hodgson on the Guardian website on March 1, 2004.

Click Here to Read:  Daniel J. Boorstin on the American National Biography Online website. (more…)

History Friday: Plutarch

Friday, December 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Plutarch on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Plutarch on the Livius.org website.

Click Here to Read: AmblesideOnline: Why Read Plutarch? by George Grant on the Amblesideonline website.

Click Here to Read: Lives of the Noble Crecians and Romans by Plutarch on the Adeliade.edu website. (more…)

History Friday: John Forrester

Friday, November 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  John Forrester (historian) on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Professor John Forrester: Philosopher and historian widely celebrated for his work on Sigmund Freud and much-loved as an inspiring teacher: Forrester was a scholar and teacher of astonishing warmth and inexhaustible enthusiasm by Simon Schaffer on the Independent Website on November 25, 2015. (more…)

History Friday: Simon Schama

Friday, November 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Simon Schama on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Simon Schama on the Columbia University Department of Art History and Archaeology Website.

Click Here to Read: Simon Schama: my vision for history in schools by Simon Schama on the Guardian website on Novmber 9, 2010.

Click Here to Read: The Face of Britain: The Nation Through Its Portraits by Simon Schama review – comforting myths of British national character by John Gallagher on the Guardian Website on Nov2mber 18, 2015. (more…)

History Friday: Lucy S. Dawidowicz

Friday, November 13th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Lucy Dawidowicz on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Lucy S. Dawidowicz 1915 – 1990 by Eliyana R. Adler on the Encyclopedia website.

Click Here to Read: Lucy S. Dawidowicz, 75, Scholar Of Jewish Life and History, Dies By Richard Bernstein in The New York Times on December 6, 1990.

Click Here to Read:  Guide to the Papers of Lucy S. Dawidowicz (1915-1990), undated, 1936-1990  P-675 Processed by Tara Rabinowitz on the Center For Jewish History.org website. (more…)

History Friday: Josephus

Friday, October 30th, 2015

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josephus (1)Click Here to Read: Josephus on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The Works of Flavius Josephus Translated by William Whiston on the ccel.org website.

Click Here to Read: The Flavius Josephus Home Page on the Josephus.org website.

Click Here to Read: The Life of Josephus on the Josephus.org website. (more…)

History Friday: R.G. Collingwood

Friday, October 16th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  R.G. Collingwood on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Robin George Collingwood on the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Website.

Click Here to Read: R.G. Collingwood’s Theory of History By Dr Ian St John on the History of the web UK website.

Click  Here to Read: R. G. Collingwood: Historicist or Praxeologist? by Roderick T. Long on the Praxeology website. (more…)

History Friday: Eric Foner

Friday, October 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Eric Foner on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Eric Foner’s Website.

Click Here to Read: Civil War Historian Eric Foner on the Radical Possibilities of Reconstruction on the Democracy Now website on March 11, 2015.

Click Here to Read: “The face of racism today is not a slaveowner”: Eric Foner on the past and present of white supremacy South Carolina is hardly alone in refusing to confront the (more…)

History Friday: Fernand Braudel

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Fernand Braudel on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Fernand Braudel French historian and educator by Carole K. Fink on the Encyclopedia Britannica Website.

Click Here to Read:  Review of: Civilization and Capitalism 15th-18th Century: 1: The Structures of Everyday Life 2: The Wheels of Commerce 3: The Perspective of the World by Fernand Braudel translated from the French by Siân Reynolds Reviewed by Danny Yee on the DannyReviews website. (more…)

History Friday: Marc Bloch

Friday, September 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Marc Bloch on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: History Heroes: Marc Bloch: The scholar created a whole new way of looking at history, but found time to fight in two World Wars–latterly, aged 60, as a leader of the French Resistance By Mike Dash on the Smithsonian Website on November 10, 2011.

Click Here to Read: Homage to Marc Bloch: Our “Narbonne” of the Resistance By Georges Altman on the Marxists.org website.

Click Here to Read: Marc Bloch and the Historian’s Craft by Alan Macfarlane on his website. (more…)

History Friday: Carl Schorske

Friday, September 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Carl Schorske  on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Carl E. Schorske, Cultural Historian, Dies at 100 By Bruce Weber in The New York Times on September 17, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Introduction Carl E. Schorske as Historian, Writer, and Political and Psychoanalytic Thinker
by Louis Rose From American Imago Volume 68, Number 4, Winter 2011 on the Project Muse website. (more…)