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On the Road Again: New Encounters with American Religious History (Religion in American History)

An interesting history-related post from Religion in American History:

Cara L. Burnidge

The first weekend in June I spent 14 hours in a car driving to Indianapolis for the Religion in American Culture Conference. Despite the long drive, it was well worth it as Emily's summary attests. Not getting my fill of road trips or summer conference season, I made another 14 hour drive ten days later. This time I headed straight up I-95 to Arlington, Virginia to attend the annual meeting of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR). A relative newcomer to the Society this was my first meeting and it will not be my ...

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Book Review of In the Steps of the Black Prince: The Road to Poitiers, 1355-1356 (Military History)

An interesting history-related post from Military History:

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Peter Hoskins. In the Steps of the Black Prince: The Road to Poitiers, 1355-1356. Warfare in History series. Woodbridge, England: Boydell Press, 2011. ISBN 978-1-84383-611-7. Plates. Figures. Maps. Appendices. Notes. Bibliography. Pp. xviii, 246. $90.00.

Peter Hoskins, a medieval military historian and former British Royal Air Force pilot, writes a fascinating study of Prince Edward’s (the Black Prince) chevauchées…

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Pioneer Prophet on the Road (RELIGION IN AMERICAN HISTORY)

An interesting history-related post from RELIGION IN AMERICAN HISTORY:

by John Turner

Fortunately not by handcart.

For any of our readers in Utah (and their friends), I'm going to be in the Beehive State this week talking about Brigham Young in Logan, Provo, and Salt Lake City.

Tuesday, Sept. 11:
Utah State University, Old Main Room 225, 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 13:
Brigham Young University, Varsity Theatre, 11:00.

Thursday, Sept. 13:
Benchmark Books, Salt Lake City.

For details on the above talks, see http://johngturner.com/2012/09/09/utah-trip/ (still working out a few kinks on the website).

Closer to my home, I have an event at Politics & Prose on Sept. 21 and ...

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Book Review of The Road to Rocroi: Class, Culture and Command in the Spanish Army of Flanders, 1567-1659 (Military History)

An interesting history-related post from Military History:

Fernando González de León. The Road to Rocroi: Class, Culture and Command in the Spanish Army of Flanders, 1567-1659. History of Warfare series. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2009. ISBN 978-90-04-17082-7. Illustrations. Charts. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Pp. xvi, 406. $210.00.

Originally posted in International History (24 August 2012)

The Spanish Army of Flanders, led by some of the best military officers, stood as Europe’s elite army in the late sixteenth century.  Dr Fernando González de León, Associate Professor of History at Springfield College in Massachusetts, examines the Army of Flanders during the Eighty Years War (1568-1648) and Franco-Spanish War (1635-1659).  ...

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Further Stonehenge Road Closures (About.com European History)

An interesting history-related post from About.com European History:

The question of how best to care for Stonehenge, one of Europe's leading prehistoric monuments, is slowly grinding on. In 2010 plans for a visitors centre (sited at a respectable distance) were approved, as well as the closure of part of the A344, a road which goes close to the stones. Now the local council have ordered another section of the A344 shut, although the closure of smaller roads was stopped.

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