Archive for October, 2010

New Book: Literatures of Exile in the English Revolution and its Aftermath, 1640-1690

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Literatures of Exile in the English Revolution and its Aftermath, 1640-1690 edited by Philip Major A new publication of early modern interest – and a Birkbeck connection – from Ashgate Publishing: ‘”Exile’” is a condition which places a special kind of strain on every aspect of a person’s life. Nevertheless, what these exiles learned from [...]

CFP: Documenting the early modern book world: inventories and catalogues in manuscript and print

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Documenting the early modern book world: inventories and catalogues in manuscript and print 7- 8 July 2011 School of History, University of St. Andrews, St Andrews Call For Papers It has become customary in documenting the world of early printed books to rely primarily on surveys of survivors: that is, books that have weathered the [...]

Conference: The Book Trade and the Classical World from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

Friday, October 29th, 2010

The Book Trade and the Classical World from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century 26 – 27 November 2010 Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB 32nd Annual Conference on Book Trade History The Conference is organized by Michael Harris, Giles Mandelbrote and Robin Myers, in association with the Antiquarian Booksellers Association. The full fee [...]

Dr Laura Stewart at the IHR

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Seminar Group: Religious History of Britain 1500-1800 Date: Tuesday 2 Nov  Place: Germany Room, IHR Title of paper:   ‘Authority, Agency and the Reception of the National Covenant of 1638′

History Carnival Reminder

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

The Early Modern Intelligencer will be hosting the next History Carnival on 1 November 2010. If you’ve read (or indeed written) some great blogging about history, we want to know about it. And just this once, The ‘Intelligencer will be travelling beyond the bounds of the early modern era – contributions from all eras of [...]

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