Read about my new book (published Sept 2014) containing 100 personal Second World War evacuee stories and photographs, from all over Britain. Not just from children but from evacuated teachers and mothers: preview some of the stories and photos here: http://evacueesofworldwartwo.wordpress.com/ | See more about new books, photographs and teachers.
It’s been a tough few months for historians of the First World War: events to commemorate the centenary started early and fast. Now that there’s only a little over a week to go before we get to some actual anniversaries, the pattern at least of the early responses to the centenary is becoming clearer. And frankly, if you believe that history ought to have some correspondence with facts, there are worrying signs. With a few notable exceptions*, many of the outputs from Whitehall and associated q… »
Very excited to let you all know I will speaking at the upcoming Newton conference at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California! October 10 and 11 will have a score of Newton scholars focussing on “All in Pieces?” – New Insights into the Structure of Newton’s Thought.
My talk will centre around state of the art digital methods to gain insight in the order of all the drafts for the Chronology of Ancient Kingdom’s Amended.
The program can be found here: Newton Conference Brochure.
Last month, archaeologists on the Greek island of Ithaca found a couple of dicks etched into a cliff face at the Bay of Vathy. Aside from their age, what made the finding unique was the archeologists’…