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  • 20th Century Personal Notes

    by Ralph E. Luker

    Dwight Garner, "Mass Slaughter on a Personal Level," NYT, 10 November, reviews Peter Englund's The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History of the First World War. Trans. by Peter Graves.

    Arthur Herman, "Parallel Lives," WSJ, 10 November, reviews Susan Hertog's Dangerous Ambition: Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson, New Women in Search of Love and Power.


  • More Noted Things

    by Ralph E. Luker

    Daisy Banks interviews "Thomas Penn on Henry VII," The Browser, 7 November, for his recommendation of five essential books on the English monarch. Owen Matthews, "Catherine, the Great Human Being," Daily Beast, 6 November, reviews Robert Massie's Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman.

    Natasha Lehrer, "Friendship in the time of the Resistance," TLS, 7 November, reviews Caroline Moorehead's A Train in Winter: A story of resistance, friendship and survival. It's a study of women of the French resistance in Nazi concentration camps.

    Robert Zaretsky, "Camus the Jew," Tablet, 7 November, draws on Zaretsky's Albert Camus: Elements of a Life.


  • Modern History Notes

    by Ralph E. Luker

    Brenda Wineapple, "John Brown's Folly: The mythology of a madman," American Scholar, Autumn, reviews Tony Horwitz's Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War. Beverly Gage, "Lessons for Occupy Wall Street," Slate, 2 November, draws on her book, The Day Wall Street Exploded, to urge the relevance of the great railroad strike of 1877.

    István Deák, "The Hater," The Book, 3 November, reviews Robert Gerwarth's Hitler's Hangman: The Life of Heydrich.


  • Contemporary History Notes

    by Ralph E. Luker

    Walter Laquer, "Night Thoughts on Europe," National Interest, Nov/Dec, offers a foretaste of his new book, After the Fall: The End of the European Dream and the Decline of a Continent.

    Samuel Helfont, "The Uncomfortable Questions," The Book, 31 October, reviews Katerina Dalacoura's Islamist Terrorism and Democracy in the Middle East.

    Stephen M. Walt, "The End of the American Era," National Interest, Nov/Dec, calls for a re-assessment of the role of the United States in international affairs.

    Thomas Schulz, "Has America Become an Oligarchy?" Der Spiegel, 28 October, explores whether the United States has entered "a second gilded age."


  • 2011 Cliopatria Award Nominations: Best Group Blog

    by Jonathan Dresner

    NOMINATIONS FOR 2011 ARE NOW CLOSED
    Look for the announcement of the winners in January at Cliopatria

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best history group blog since 1 December 2010. [registration not required to post nominations, but the usual rules of civility and conduct still apply] Nominations will be accepted from November 1st through 30th.

    Please include URLs for the blogs you are nominating as well as the name of the blog. You may nominate as many blogs as you wish in this category, and you may nominate individual blogs or bloggers in other categories as well.

    If you want ideas of blogs or writers to nominate, see the History Blogroll or past editions of the History Carnival or its related carnivals.


  • 2011 Cliopatria Award Nominations: Best New Blog

    by Jonathan Dresner

    NOMINATIONS FOR 2011 ARE NOW CLOSED
    Look for the announcement of the winners in January at Cliopatria

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best new history blog since 1 December 2010. [registration not required to post nominations, but the usual rules of civility and conduct still apply] Nominations will be accepted from November 1st through 30th.

    Please include URLs for the blogs you are nominating as well as the name of the blog. You may nominate as many blogs as you wish in this category, and you may nominate individual blogs or bloggers in other categories as well.

    If you want ideas of blogs or writers to nominate, see the History Blogroll or past editions of the History Carnival or its related carnivals.


  • 2011 Cliopatria Award Nominations: Best Individual Blog

    by Jonathan Dresner

    NOMINATIONS FOR 2011 ARE NOW CLOSED
    Look for the announcement of the winners in January at Cliopatria

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best blog by a historian or on a history topic since 1 December 2010. [registration not required to post nominations, but the usual rules of civility and conduct still apply] Nominations will be accepted from November 1st through 30th.

    Please include URLs and names for the blogs you are nominating. You may nominate as many blogs as you wish in this category, and you may nominate individual blogs or bloggers in other categories as well.

    If you want ideas of blogs or writers to nominate, see the History Blogroll or past editions of the History Carnival or its related carnivals.


  • 2011 Cliopatria Award Nominations: Best Blog Post

    by Jonathan Dresner

    NOMINATIONS FOR 2011 ARE NOW CLOSED
    Look for the announcement of the winners in January at Cliopatria

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best single blog post by a historian or on a history topic since 1 December 2010. [registration not required to post nominations, but the usual rules of civility and conduct still apply] Nominations will be accepted from November 1st through 30th.

    Please include URLs for the posts you are nominating. You may nominate as many posts as you wish in this category, and you may nominate individual blogs or bloggers in other categories as well.

    If you want ideas of blogs or writers to nominate, see the History Blogroll or past editions of the History Carnival or its related carnivals.


  • 2011 Cliopatria Award Nominations: Best Series of Blog Posts

    by Jonathan Dresner

    NOMINATIONS FOR 2011 ARE NOW CLOSED
    Look for the announcement of the winners in January at Cliopatria

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best series of posts on a history blog or history topic since 1 December 2010. [registration not required to post nominations, but the usual rules of civility and conduct still apply] Nominations will be accepted from November 1st through 30th.

    Please include URLs for entire series (not just a URL for the blog). You may nominate as many posts or series as you wish in this category, and you may nominate individual blogs or bloggers in other categories as well.

    If you want ideas of blogs or writers to nominate, see the History Blogroll or past editions of the History Carnival or its related carnivals.


  • 2011 Cliopatria Award Nominations: Best Writer

    by Jonathan Dresner

    NOMINATIONS FOR 2011 ARE NOW CLOSED
    Look for the announcement of the winners in January at Cliopatria

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best writer on a history blog since 1 December 2010. [registration not required to post nominations, but the usual rules of civility and conduct still apply] Nominations will be accepted from November 1st through 30th.

    Please include a URL for posts you consider their best work (not just a URL for the blog). You may nominate as many posts or series as you wish in this category, and you may nominate individual blogs or bloggers in other categories as well.

    If you want ideas of blogs or writers to nominate, see the History Blogroll or past editions of the History Carnival or its related carnivals.


  • 2011 Cliopatria Award Nominations: Best Podcast Episode

    by Jonathan Dresner

    NOMINATIONS FOR 2011 ARE NOW CLOSED
    Look for the announcement of the winners in January at Cliopatria

    Please submit, in comments below, your nominations for the best episode of a history-related podcast since 1 December 2010. [registration not required to post nominations, but the usual rules of civility and conduct still apply] Nominations will be accepted from November 1st through 30th.

    Please include a URL for the podcast, pointing to the specific episode nominated. You may nominate as many podcasts as you wish in this category, but no more than three episodes of any one podcast will be considered (in the event more are nominated, the choice(s) of the podcast creator will be respected). You may nominate individual blogs or bloggers in other categories as well.

    If you want ideas of blogs or writers to nominate, see the History Blogroll or past editions of the History Carnival or its related carnivals.

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