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Jul 7, 2011

Premodern Notes

The Art History Carnival for July is up at The Earthly Paradise!

Mary Beard reviews Robert Hughes's Rome for the Guardian, 29 June.

Edward Rothstein, "Shakespeare Folios as Venerated Relics," NYT, 7 July, reviews "Fame, Fortune & Theft: The Shakespeare First Folio," an exhibit at Washington, DC's Folger Shakespeare Library.

Norma Clarke, "Roaring boys and Cavalier poets," TLS, 6 July, reviews John Stubbs's Reprobates: The Cavaliers of the English Civil War.

"Evolution of the Map of Africa," How to be a Retronaut, July, features 27 European maps of Africa, created between 1554 and 1865 CE.

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