"History" Blogs & Blog Posts

Rhymes With RightRhymes With Right

Blog on news, politics, and other matters of interest written by a Texas te...

 
Pro CommercePro Commerce

A look at the direction and meaning of commerce. Commerce is the source of...

 
Gravestone pix .comGravestone pix .com

Grave sites and their markers are an important part of our heritage. They ...

 
Heritage and HistoryHeritage and History

History is not stuck on a dusty shelf it is all around. We feature culture...

 
Spirit of OrkneySpirit of Orkney

The Orkney archipelago is made up of around 70 islands situated off the Nor...

 
Art and Architecture, mainlyArt and Architecture, mainly

The fine arts, decorative arts and architecture of Europe, North America an...

 
Sean's Russia BlogSean's Russia Blog

News and commentary on Russia.

 


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1966Image: Potter/Express/Getty ImagesBorn in London in 1949, Lesley Hornby was 16 years old when she visited the salon of famous hairstylist Leonard of Mayfair, where she received an experimental new crop cut. A photographer took some headshots of t...

The first European settler in this part of central Victoria, a young Sydney man called Donald Cameron, took up a pastoral run in 1839. The area was 36 ks north of Ballarat, a place Cameron named Clunes after his birthplace in Scotland. He focussed on...

Guest: Barbara Allen is an associate professor of history at La Salle University where she specializes in the Russian revolutionary movement and the early Soviet regime. Her research interests include the history of working-class opposition to the So...

"The Sleeping Girls in Japanese Bed."Image: New York Public LibraryPhotography was first introduced to Japan not long after its invention, when in the 1850s the nation was opened to Western trade and visitors for the first time in centuriesThe new Me...

Today I welcome to No Wriggling Denise Bates, whose latest book,┬áHistorical Research Using British Newspapers is published by Pen and Sword this month. I have often written on this blog of how useful I found the British Newspaper Archive in …...

The armies of ancient Rome march on York again this summer as part of a festival of military parades, siege weapon demonstrations, guided walks and expert speakers.The Eboracum Roman Festival, from 1-5 June, will be based in the York Museum Gardens w...