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This is the homepage for Carnivalesque, an interdisciplinary blog carnival dedicated to pre-modern history (to c. 1800 C.E.).

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Latest 6 December 2014

Cesque 107 hosted by Katherine Harvey at Notches.

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Hosts needed! (all dates are flexible): 17 Jan 2015 • 7 Mar 2015 • 25 Apr 2015 • 6 Jun 2015 • 25 Jul 2015 • 12 Sep 2015 • 24 Oct 2015 • 5 Dec 2015 •

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Recent Editions

6 December 2014: Cesque 107 at Notches

25 October 2014: Cesque 106 at A Covent Garden Gilflurt's Guide to Life

13 September 2014: Cesque 105 at Meshalim/Amthal/Exiemplos

26 July 2014: Cesque 104 at The Fashion Historian

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Carnivalesque is deeply grateful to all those who have hosted in the past and helped to keep the carnival running

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We welcome perspectives from a variety of fields, especially (but not only) history, literary studies, archaeology, art history, or philosophy. Nominated blogging may be 'academic' or 'popular', so long as it is based on facts and evidence. Writing that engages with the past to discuss present issues should include significant historical content and analysis, not merely polemic. All nominations are vetted by the host of the edition, whose decision is final.

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