*NPR’s TED Radio explores the globalization of language and how history changes the meaning of words.
*Harvard historian Maya Jasanoff has been documenting her month-long global voyage from Hong Kong to Southampton for Al Jazeera.
*The Junto‘s Ken Owen discusses the difficulties of situating the 18th century when teaching colonial and Early American history.
*An interesting review at the British Scholar blog of P. J. Marshall’s new book Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence (2012).
*The Global History Forum reflects on the nature of global history.
*Evan Smith over at Hatful of History has announced a fascinating new project on British monitoring of Cypriots in interwar London and its impact upon immigration policies.
*Democracy Now suggests that the CIA was instrumental in Nelson Mandela’s arrest in 1962: ‘We have turned Mandela over to the South African security branch. We gave them every detail, what he would be wearing, the time of day, just where he would be. They have picked him up. It is one of our greatest coups.’
Any other recommendations?