Bits and bobs

by mercuriuspoliticus

Early Modern Post is a very good new blog by Lizzy Williamson of Queen Mary, University of London. Its focus is on how information and intelligence was gathered, spread and consumed during the early modern period.

This piece on tweeting as oral marginalia at the SHARP 2011 conference is definitely required reading.

I have a review of Jonathon Green’s Crooked Talk: Five Hundred Years of the Language of Crime in this month’s History Today.