Yet More Recommended Things
Carnivalesque #23, an ancient/medieval edition, is up at Tony Keen's Antonina Memorabilia!
Nicholas Kristoff,"Et tu, George?" NY Times, 24 January (time-limited in front of the firewall), suggests that the tale has already been told by Thucydides and Herman Melville.
Scott McLemee,"Facing the Question," Inside Higher Ed, 25 January, reviews two recently re-issued books on the Franco-Algerian war: Alistair Horne's A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954-1962 and Henri Alleg, The Question.
David Garrow and Scott Gerber have different assessments of PBS's documentary, The Supreme Court, and Jeffrey Rosen's companion book, The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries That Defined America, at Mary Dudziak's Legal History Blog.
Finally, in this Google video, Stan Goetz, John Coltrane and Oscar Peterson perform Rifftide in a 1960 concert in Dusseldorf, Germany. Thanks to Linda K. Brown on H-Afro-Am.
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