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Jan 26, 2007 8:25 am

Friday Notes

On Thursday 1 February, Nonpartisan will host History Carnival XLVII at Progressive Historians. Send your nominations of the best in history blogging since 15 January to nonpartisan*at* progressivehistorians*dot*com or use the form.

At Siris, Brandon Watson has an interesting post with links up on Mulla Sadra and Persian traditions in philosophy.

The 70th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt's" court-packing plan" approaches on 6 February. Alasdair Roberts of Syracuse's Maxwell School has posted a selection of editorial cartoon reactions to Roosevelt's proposal here. Thanks to Eugene Volokh at The Volokh Conspiracy for the tip.

Jeff Sharlot,"Through a Glass Darkly: How the Christian Right is Reimagining U. S. History," Harper's, 10 January. Thanks to Jonathan Dresner for the tip.

Kenneth W. Stein,"My Problem with Jimmy Carter's Book," Middle East Quarterly, February, elaborates on Stein's reasons for resigning his affiliation with the Carter Center over Carter's Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid.

Finally, the discussion of digital"access licensing" that began at Dan Cohen's blog continues at academHacK and Bill Tozier's Notional Slurry.

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