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The Women's History Carnival showcases recent blogging about women's and gender history.   (more info...)

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Gerorge I, King of Great Britain and Ireland, Electorof Hanover (1660-1727) Studio of Sir Godfrey KellnerBritain is going 18th century crazy. I know that because I read it in The Times. We have g... read more »
A women’s history museum in the nation’s Capitol is closer than ever to reality, as the U.S. Congress moved closer to approving the planned institution on the National Mall. Earlier propos... read more »
‘In 1727, King George II succeeded to the British throne: a German born, military man with a penchant for punctuality and a glamorous succession of mistresses. He and his wife, Queen Caroline &#... read more »

Sunday Morning Medicine

20 April 2014
By Jacqueline Antonovich -How Americans die. -The dogs of the Titanic. -The myth of the burning bras. -A trip to a very morbid museum. -The search for lost New Deal art. -Want to read Susan Sontag's... read more »
Marie-Louise Jensen: Today on the History Girls blog, I'm pleased to introduce Anne Booth, author of Girl With A White Dog, which I reviewed here on the 15th of this month. Anne has written a fabulous... read more »
‘In 1714, King George I arrived in London: an obscure German prince who spoke little English, spectacularly elevated to the British throne. Selected by the British parliament as a Protestant wit... read more »
In recent years I’ve had the pleasure of taking part of one of the annual rituals of British broadcasting – putting together the documentaries that will air in the Easter season. It... read more »
About the Author Sharon Biggs Waller is the author of debut young adult novel, A Mad, Wicked Folly. From her biography on her aboutpage you can find out she is well placed to write an Edwardian novel,... read more »
So begins The Walking Song, composed by Bilbo Baggins and sung in J.R.R. Tolkien's Hobbit and sometimes in the Lord of the Rings. They do a lot of walking in both, so a walking song must have come in... read more »

Laura Keene

17 April 2014
Performing at Ford's Theatre When Lincoln Was ShotLaura Keene was a British-American stage actress who became known was the first powerful female theater manager and is credited with establishing New... read more »
By: Sydnee Winston A recent article in the Los Angeles Times highlighted the dearth of statues of women in the U.S. Capitol and one group’s fight to change it. Of the one hundred statues that fill... read more »
In 1745, when Eliza Lucas was twenty-three, she married Charles Pinckney of Charleston. They lived for a time in England where Pinckney served as a colonial agent. In 1758 they returned to South Carol... read more »

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WHC uses RSS feeds to find content: it aggregates blogs dedicated to (or primarily focused on) women's and/or gender history as well as those that cover other topics but have significant women's history categories; in addition, it uses keyword filters to include a number of blogs that regularly contain relevant material but do not have a specific category with a discoverable RSS feed.

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