From the History Bloggers ...
From Peasants Under Glass:"Grading your first midterms is probably kind of like the feeling you get the first time your son or daughter calls and asks you to post bail."
Michael Tinkler, the Cranky Professor, contemplates"Numerology" as a way of structuring an introduction to European Studies.
Nathanael Robinson at Rhine River and Brandon Watson at Siris are discussing the"Massachusetts Liberal Senator" and"Texas Republican Fundamentalist" tropes. Nathanael also has an interesting post on the social production of space.
At Mode for Caleb, Caleb McDaniel explains why"family values" are not Christian values.
Over at Chapati Mystery, Manan Ahmed looks at efforts to ban"honor killings" in Pakistan.
At Rebunk, Derek Catsam has the net's best post on the Red Sox winning the World Series.
- Arizona Historical Society soon could be history
- Yale's Donald Kagan says students need to study Western civilization
- Ken Burns on Colbert to promote his new documentary, "The Address"
- UC Santa Barbara History Department featuring a series on the Great Society at 50
- Historians are trying to recover censored texts from World War I poets