Sunday, July 13, 2008

Eighty Key History Blogs

I came back from Albuquerque to find that Ralph Luker has made a list of eighty key history blogs.

With that reminder that life on the internet is fleeting, there is a group of history blogs that seem to me to be central to history blogging. I don't presume to say that they are The Top 100 Liberal Arts Professor Blogs. Nor do I even suggest that they are better than other history blogs that are not on the list. I do mean to say that, without them, history education on the internet would be seriously impoverished. Below the fold are 80 history blogs that I recommend. You'll recognize some of them. Others, you may not yet have discovered:
Acephalous
AHA Today
Airminded
Altercation
Ancient World Bloggers Group
Archaeoastronomy
Axis of Evel Knieval


BibliOdyssey
Blog Them Out of the Stone Age
Blogenspiel
bookn3rd
The Bowery Boys
Britannica Blog
Built History


Cabinet of Wonders
Cardinal Wolsey's Today in History
Chapati Mystery
The China Beat
Civil War Memory
Civil Warriors
A Corner of 10th Century Europe
Curious Expeditions


Dan Cohen
Digital History Hacks
A Don's Life
Durham-in-Wonderland


Early Modern Notes
Early Modern Whale
Easily Distracted
The Edge of the American West
edwired
Eunomia
Europe Endless


Frog in a Well


Ghost in the Machine
Got Medieval


Historiann
A Historian's Craft
Historiblogography
History is Elementary
History Unfolding
Hugo Schwyzer


In the Middle
Informed Comment
Investigations of a Dog


Jottings from the Granite Studio


Lawyers, Guns, and Money
Legal History Blog
The Little Professor


Mercurius Politicus
more than 95 theses


New Kid on the Hallway
The Nonist


Obscene Desserts
Old Is The New New
OUP Blog


PhDinHistory
PhDiva
Pink Tentacle
Politics & Letters
Positive Liberty
Progressive Historians
The Proletarian
Public Historian


Religion in American History
Rogue Classicism
Rustbelt Intellectual


Siris
Steamboats are ruining everything
Strange Maps


Talking Points Memo
Tenured Radical
Trench Fever
Tropian


U. S. Intellectual History


Varieties of Unreligious Experience


Walking the Berkshires
Westminster Wisdom
Whitman's Brooklyn
wood s lot


Zoom
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That's a really great, and very diverse, list. There are a few I've actually never read before, and will have to start reading at least occasionally; but of those that I've read, there are some splendid ones. As you can see, Siris was listed; it's quite an honor to represent history of philosophy among some of the bright lights of the history blogosphere.

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