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In a week-long series, the Junto Blog reflected on the legacy of Pauline Maier’s scholarship. The series began with “Roundtable: The Legacy of Pauline Maier,” continued with “Pauline Maier and the Republican Revolution,” “The New Old Revolutionaries,” “Cold Water and Living Documents,” and concluded with “Rough and Ready and Real.”
The Journal of the American Revolution examined the murder investigation of Declaration of Independence signer George Wythe (Virginia) in “Murder of a Deceleration Signer (Part 1) & “Murder of a Declaration Signer (Part 2).”
Do you know all the words to “Yankee Doodle?” The Journal of the American Revolution discussed the origins of first version of “Yankee Doodle” in “A Short History of ‘Yankee Doodle.’”
In honor of Nelson Mandela, Mental Floss published “10 Things You Might Not Have Known About Nelson Mandela.”
The New England Quarterly is looking for a new editor. The call for applications states that the governing board is willing to consider “multiple editors, a partnership among multiple institutions, the participation of independent scholars, etc.” For more information see “Solicitation for Interest for the Editorship of The New England Quarterly.”
Do you study New York State History? The New York History Blog posted “New Online Collections Related to New York History,” a list of new online resources available for researchers.
Fast Company posted ”7 Critical Mistakes You’re (Almost Certainly) Making on Social Media,” a helpful list that serves as a preview of Gary Vaynerchuck’s new book Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World.
Have questions about comma usage? See Daily Writing Tip’s “Answers to Questions About Commas #5.”
Would you like to earn more money as a freelance writer without marketing? Carol Tice posted advice in “5 Way Freelance Writers Can Earn More Without Marketing,”
Historians: What is your favorite Pauline Maier book?
Everyone: What is your preferred social media network?
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