October 21, 2017

NHD 2018 Conflict & Compromise Topic Ideas: European History 18-19th Centuries

These curated resource lists coincide with the topic ideas listed in the NHD 2018 Conflict & Compromise theme sample topics list. The links lead to resources accessed from the Library of Congress (LOC.gov) unless otherwise noted. Selling Souls for Sugar: Slavery and the Sugar Islands The West India Atlas: or a Compendious Description of the West Indies: Illustrated with Forty Correct Charts and Maps Taken from Actual Surveys Curator note: This volume was the first comprehensive … [Read more...]

Featured Image: Scenes from the American Revolution

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Featured Image: Caricature Curiosity

 Woodward, G. M. (George Moutard). "Caricature curiosity." ca. 1760-1809. Summary: Caricature of a porcine clergyman and a skinny volunteer officer examining caricatures of themselves in what is probably William Holland's printing shop window. Parson Puzzletest is furious, but his companion, Capt. Ruiz, reacts with good humour. … [Read more...]