History Today Blog and other things…

It’s been kindly brought to my attention that the History Today editor, Paul Lay, now has his own blog over here. In one of his first posts, he reviews two recent and forthcoming works on the civil war, John Adamson’s edited collection with Palgrave, and Blair Worden’s civil war narrative (out at the end of Jan.)

Worden’s book is obviously designed to chime in with the 360th anniversary of the regicide, also the subject of a conference organised by the London Socialist Historians Group. Perhaps another fitting anniverary for a mini blog carnival?

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  1. I was wondering about doing a post on this. Happy to host something more extensive, or to contribute if you were already wanting to host something!

  2. Happy for you to host Nick!

  3. Hi there,

    Just a note to say thanks for flagging up Paul’s new blog and also that we have two other blogs at the magazine: one on general news and another with the latest book reviews and summaries

    Cheers,

    Derry

    Web Assistant

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