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Sep 15, 2007 7:18 pm

European Notes

Armchair General will host Military History Carnival #6 on Sunday 16 September. Send nominations of the best in military history blogging since 16 August to jim*at*armchairgeneral* dot*com or use the form.

Mills Kelly's"The End of H-Net?" edwired, 10 September, spawned widespread discussion, among H-Net editors, on H-Scholar, and on the blogs, AHA Today, Cliopatria, Legal History Blog, open wiki blog planet and Progressive Historians. The discussion extended to non-English language history blogs, including histnet (in German) and Agricolan uutiset ja keskustelu (in Finnish). For Kelly's responses to the discussions, scroll down edwired.

Researchers in Wales announced yesterday the ten oldest British recipes, including hedgehog and nettle pudding. Several are really disgusting. Hat tip.

H-France Forum (scroll down) presents a symposium on David A. Bell's The First Total War: Napoleon's Europe and the Birth of Warfare as We Know It. There are contributions by Jeremy Popkin, Annie Jourdan, Jeremy Black, and Howard G. Brown, as well as a response by Bell. Thanks to Nathanael Robinson for the tip.

Tim Parks,"The Insurgent: Garibaldi and his enemies," New Yorker, 9 July, reviews Lucy Riall's Garibaldi: Invention of a Hero. Hat tip.

"Moscow – Past and Present," English Russia, nd, presents an exhibit of photographs of places in early 20th century Moscow alongside late 20th century photographs of the same locations. Thanks to Manan Ahmed for the tip.

Timothy Garton Ash,"Battleground Europe," LA Times, 13 September, argues that Europe is the front line in the war on terror, even if Europeans don't know it.

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