Richard A. Fortey,"A flood of fossils," TLS, 15 October, reviews Ralph O'Connor's The Show on Earth: Fossils and the poetics of popular science, 1802–1856 and Martin J. S. Rudwick's Worlds Before Adam: The reconstruction of geohistory in the age of reform.
Trev Broughton,"Yours rudely, Katherine Mansfield," TLS, 15 October, reviews Vincent O'Sullivan and Margaret Scott, eds., The Collected Letters of Katherine Mansfield. Volume Five: 1922-1923.
Matthew Sutton,"A Tale of Two Mavericks," The Immanent Frame, 16 October, suggests that, if you're having trouble absorbing John McCain and Sarah Palin, consider the possibility of Huey Long and Aimee Semple McPherson. Yah. That's the ticket! Hat tip.
Andrew Sullivan,"Why I Blog," Atlantic Monthly, November, puts his apologia for blogging in historical perspective.
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Jonathan Dresner - 10/17/2008
I'm not a signer, by nature, but this is fundamental stuff: I put my name in.
Also, there's a better English translation at the Liberté pour l’Histoire website.
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