Here’s a recap of our posts this month along with a gallery of featured blog posts from around WordPress.
History Republic: Posts and Series August 2013
History Republic Special Report: The Future British Monarch by Stephanie reports on the birth of the new royal baby of the House of Windsor.
The Courageous Charge of the Light Brigade by Ken recounts the ill fated but heroic mistake charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War.
Who’s Really the Last Roman Emperor? by Ken gives an overview of the candidates for the title of last Roman Emperor, from the well known Romulus Augustulus to the lesser known David Komnenos.
Series: The Mughals- Conquerors of India by Stephanie
Series: The American Modernization by Matt
Early on this month, we started a series about the rise of the United States. Check out its first post about Franklin D. Roosevelt here.
History Republic’s Selection from the Blogosphere
The Tangle of Medieval Medical Thought: Here’s an interesting introduction to medieval medical thought by E.C Ambrose.
The Evolution of the Umbrella: ‘What will we ever do without umbrellas?’ write Stan of the Greatest Stores blog. It’s an article on the history of the umbrella
Bosnia and Herzegovina: A short documentation of the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina along with great photos from the blogger’s travels.
The Importance of Historiography: Historiography is the history of history. Why is this important? Nick Sacco writes an excellent piece arguing for historiography’s importance.
When Churches Have Civil Wars: nations might have civil wars, but what about churches?
Thank you to all readers for continuing to support HR this past month. We’re certainly not going to stop!