Day: July 16, 2019

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Crowdsourced History Reading — TA’s List No. 3: First Person Accounts

Memoirs / autobiographies, diaries, correspondence, and journalism. Again, cross-references to my other topical lists are marked with the addition “cf.” * Plato: The Last Days of Socrates * Pliny the Younger: Letters * Pierre Abélard: Historia calamitatum (Histoire de mes malheurs / History of My Misfortunes), and Abélard & Heloise: Correspondence * Samuel Pepys: Diary […]

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Crowdsourced History Reading — TA’s List No. 2: Women’s History

.. including a selection of first person accounts and primary historical source texts. Cross-references to my other topical lists are marked with the addition “cf.” * Antonia Fraser: all books (women’s history, Tudors & Stuarts — cf. list no. 1, “Bulk Entries and Basics”) * Joyce A. Tyldesley: Daughters of Isis: Women of Ancient Egypt […]

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Crowdsourced History Reading — TA’s List No. 1: Bulk Entries and Basics

I’m going to split up my submissions for the crowdsourced history reading list initiated by Chris into several topical lists (with cross references), beginning with the authors and book series I’m submitting in toto, as well as some basic reference material.  So: ALL BOOKS BY … * Antonia Fraser (women’s history, Tudors & Stuarts) * […]

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