J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He is particularly interested in the experiences of children in 1765-75. He has published scholarly papers and popular articles for both children and adults. He was consultant for an episode of History Detectives, and contributed to a display at Minute Man National Historic Park.

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Friday, November 03, 2006

History Carnival XLII Gets Rolling

History Carnival XLII, covering the history of life, the universe, and everything, has appeared at the Holocaust Controversies blog. I'm pleased to see Boston 1775's series on John Adams and the Boston Massacre case listed. However, it comes right after an Early Modern Whale entry about a "minor and belated Scottish demonologist, John Bell." Surely with that name he was a major, up-and-coming demonologist, no? Of particular interest is Progressive Historian's review of the Magna Charta.

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