Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Blogging Historians considered

Courtesy of the American Historical Association (and the Cliopatria blog), the historian of China Jeffrey Wasserstrom ponders what historians ought to know about blogging as socio-cultural history and as professional outlet. Some random thoughts:

The group blog has a big future.

There is a distinct lack of blogs on Canadian history, and too many historians who blog mostly talk politics rather than history.

A blog that too often simply links to interesting posts elsewhere is useful but unsatisfying. (Guilty)
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