Thursday, February 16, 2006

The Medieval and the Political

For reasons that will become clear when I finally finish my index and post about another ongoing project, I've been thinking quite a bit about how the Middle Ages might intersect with contemporary political preoccupations in an untimely way. That a non-medievalist finds a book about medieval minority groups useful for thinking about the present is intriguing. Here's the link:

A Canadian Lefty in Occupied Land

(courtesy of the ever-rich History Carnival)

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