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A blog devoted to badly-costumed historical dramas, with an appropriate helping of snark. I’m not a clothing historian, so it’s often hard for me to say intelligent things about what’s wrong with the clothing in most period films. So check out the ladies at Frock Flicks.
This blog deals with England in the period from 1870-1939, which is a very popular period for historical films and tv shows. The author has smart things to say about Downton Abbey, so if you’re interested in that show, definitely check it out.
Like me, Michael Livingston is a professional medievalist who writes about all things medieval in popular culture. He tackles movies, video games, historical literature, and other related material.
This blog posts links for tv shows and graphic novels with historical and scientific themes. It’s worth checking out.
Medievalists.net is a website that covers a wide range of medieval-related topics, including recent news, scholarly articles, discussions of films, teaching resources and more. Check them out!
My colleagues at Marquette University maintain a blog that deals with professional historians doing research and teaching. It offers a nice window into what historians actually do and how they do it.
This is a blog that reviews historical monographs, museums, and old pubs. It’s worth a look if you’re looking for something for your reading list or if you’re planning a trip to England.
Jonathan Jarrett, an early medieval historian, maintains a blog looking at 10th century Europe and various facets of studying the period and its documents.
A blog dealing with history, pedagogy, and technology
If you live in England, or if you’re interested in coffee, you should check out Brian’s Coffee Spot. My good friend Brian Williams blogs about coffee shops and all things related to them.