Indian History Carnival #18 is up at varnam. LI, an ancient/medieval edition of the festival, goes up at Gillian Polack's Food History on 20 June. Send your nominations of the best in ancient/medieval history blogging since 18 April to her or use the form.
A continuing conversation:
Patricia Cohen,"Great Caesar's Ghost! Are Traditional History Courses Vanishing?" NYT, 10 June;
Claire Potter,"Let's Run Away from the Girls and Other Strategies to Make History Relevant to a Twenty-First Century Liberal Arts Education," Tenured Radical, 11 June;
Mary Dudziak,"Another Slow News Day at the New York Times," Legal History, 12 June;
Stan Katz,"Traditional History Courses," Brainstorm, 13 June;
Tim Burke,"History As It Was," Easily Distracted, 16 June; &
David Silbey,"Never Mind the Facts ...," Edge of the American West, 17 June.
Pervez Hoodbhoy,"An Indian history of numbers," Nature, 4 June, reviews Kim Plofker's Mathematics In India.
Dwight Garner,"Revisiting Wartime: 66 Miles of Cruelty," NYT, 16 June, reviews Michael and Elizabeth Norman's Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath.
Andrew Roberts,"Inside Kissinger's Brain," Daily Beast, 15 June, reviews Sir Alistair Home's Kissinger 1973: The Crucial Year.
- Historian Fernando Prado on quest to find remains of Cervantes
- Historian shines a light on the dark heart of Australia's nationhood
- Female historian says human rights museum censored her
- Japanese historians slam sex-slave apology review
- Stephanie Coontz: "Marriages require much more maturity than they once did."