Music to my ears" 'Cause though the truth may vary, this ship will carry our bodies safe to shore." - Of Monsters & Men, "Little Talks"
Monthly Archives: November 2009
On the surface it seems that historians have given up on the national project because creating any kind of national narrative has finally been recognized as an unrealistic project. Yet there is still a obsession with defining what it means … Continue reading
Environmental historians like fish. NiCHE could create an extensive bibliography of fish related books and articles. What is this obsession amongst environmental historians with fish (and the water they live in)? Here is what I’ve come up with to explain … Continue reading
So I’ve been on a huge Kasabian kick for about 6 months. Their new album “West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum” is brilliant, I can’t stop listening to it, and this video to the track Underdog is fan-freaking-tastic! Enjoy. Now back … Continue reading
It is expected that at some point in your MA or PhD you will have an existential crisis of some kind. Usually they are minor and lead to a tweaking of a topic that makes it stronger but is not … Continue reading
I spent a lot of time thinking about walls today – probably because today is the culmination of nearly a month of media hype over the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The Guardian newspaper started posting … Continue reading
The Liberal-Order Framework is Ian McKay’s answer to fragmentation of Canadian history and an attempt to re-invigorate political, economic, and political-intellectual history. The framework is built around the idea that from the 1840s to the 1940s liberalism, as seen in … Continue reading