Cat paws in a fifteenth-century manuscript (photo taken at the Dubrovnik archives by @EmirOFilipovic)

Paws, Pee and Mice: Cats among Medieval Manuscripts

History In Pictures ‏ In Pics Many centuries ago, a cat walked over an Italian manuscript, leaving its paw prints on the document forever.

Moscow in Movement: Power and Opposition in Putin's Russia - Samuel A. Greene

This is the first exhaustive study of social movements, protest, and the state-society relationship in Vladimir Putin's Russia.

A pile of rescued manuscripts. Photo courtesy

Top Manuscript News of 2013

John Malveaux: 'Timbuktu Libraries in Exile: Help us preserve a global cultural heritage from imminent loss' - Exile - Zimbio