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  • Week of December 1, 2008

    by Cliopatria

  • Josh Marshall at TPM (blog)

    As you can see, I did an interview with famed, notorious, outrageous GOP political operative Roger Stone yesterday. We posted a preview of the interview today. But my favorite moment came when he was explaining his lack of support for President Bush and particularly the element of that non-support tied to Bush's terrible record on civil liberties. So at one point he's l

  • on bad citation

    by Cliopatria

    A quick note on bad citation. A while back I wrote a small disgruntled rant about the misquotation of Richard Evans in an article by George Cotkin. It seems that either I'm doomed to forever run across these things, or that bad citation is more rampant than I think. Either way, here is a rather protracted critique I wrote recently of the widely cited views of George Bernard S

  • Wednesday's Notes

    by Cliopatria

    John L. Allen, Jr.,"'Poped out' Wills seeks broader horizons," National Catholic Reporter, 28 November. Despite its foolish title, this is an excellent profile of Garry Wills, who Allen calls America's most important presidential historian. His current project? A book about William Shakespeare's"Antony and Cleopatra" and"Coriolanus." With a doctorate in classics from Yale, Wills was denied tenure at Johns Hopkins. Since then, what ha

  • 2008 Cliopatria Award Nominations: BEST WRITER

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    Nominations are now closed. Winners will be posted here when they are announced at the AHA in January

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best writer on a history blog since 1 December 2007. [registration not required to post nominations, but the usual rules of civility and conduct still apply] Nominations will be acc


  • 2008 Nominations Closed

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    Nominations are now closed. Winners will be posted here when they are announced at the AHA in January

  • 2008 Cliopatria Award Nominations: BEST SERIES OF POSTS

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    Nominations are now closed. Winners will be posted here when they are announced at the AHA in January

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best blog post series by historians or about history published since 1 December 2007. [registration not required to post nominations, but the usual r


  • 2008 Cliopatria Award Nominations: BEST POST

    by Cliopatria

    Nominations are now closed. Winners will be posted here when they are announced at the AHA in January

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best blog post by historians or about history published since 1 December 2007. [registration not required to post nominations, but the usual rules of civil


  • 2008 Cliopatria Award Nominations: BEST GROUP BLOG

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    Nominations are now closed. Winners will be posted here when they are announced at the AHA in January

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best group blog (other than Cliopatria) by historians or about history published during the period since 1 Decem


  • 2008 Cliopatria Award Nominations: BEST NEW BLOG

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    Nominations are now closed. Winners will be posted here when they are announced at the AHA in January

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best new blog by historians or about history created since 1 December 2007. [registration not required to post nominations, but the usual rules of civility


  • 2008 Cliopatria Award Nominations: BEST INDIVIDUAL BLOG

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    Nominations are now closed. Winners will be posted here when they are announced at the AHA in January

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best individual blog by historians or about history for the period from 1 December 2007. [registration not required to post nominations, but the usu