Category Archives: Carlton, Charles

Reading Without Rules

A discussion of reading and writing for popular as well as academic audiences in a world increasingly subject to the pressures, perils, and rewards of pop culture. 598 – Reading Without Rules

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European Royalty and Politics

Charles Carlton, the author of Royal Childhoods, discusses the childhoods of several English kings and queens from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II. In the second segment [15:00], Vincent Comerford discusses his research project at the National Humanities Center entitled “Confessional … Continue reading

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Imagined Lives

Charles Carlton discusses Archbishop William Laud, Carlton’s biography of the seventeenth-century archbishop of Canterbury. In Laud’s life and times Carlton finds some noteworthy analogies to the contemporary American debate over the separation of church and state. In the second segment [14:25], Fred … Continue reading

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