27 September 2005 - Tuesday

Reasons to read blogs

Many people are noticing BibliOdyssey, a history blog specializing in graphics.

Robert Farley makes a case for calling a French officer in The Battle of Algiers one of the most evil characters ever put to film. In fact, he says, "this is the core of twentieth century evil." Via Mark Grimsley.

In three posts, Nathanael Robinson maps out the Annalistes' relationship with geography.

Michael Drout gives the president of the MLA a drubbing for an obfuscatory article about academic freedom: "Prof. Stanton, you write like a committee." Having a copy of PMLA in my book bag right now, I ask whether this can be surprising.

For those looking for alternative scientific theories, Sylwester Ratowt reports on the hollow earth.

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