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history



  • Reclaiming History From Howard Zinn

    by Naomi Schaefer Riley

    The left’s portrait of America’s past has triumphed thanks to the abdication of serious historians. Wilfred M. McClay offers an antidote.



  • Revise, revise, revise. That’s how history works

    by Jeff Kolnick

    Revisionism is not something to be feared or rejected, nor is it something to be celebrated or revered. It is what historians do, and we do it all the time.



  • Attack on the AHA Couldn’t Be More Wrong

    by Joy Connolly

    "As interim President of a large public graduate school, I believe passionately in providing education that empowers students to make the most of their lives, whether or not they pursue careers in the academy."



  • A Moral Stain on the Profession

    by Daniel Bessner and Michael Brenes

    As the humanities collapse, it’s time to name and shame the culprits.



  • How California is dumbing down our democracy

    by Max Boot

    It is a matter of national concern that the California State University (CSU) system is on the verge of further diluting its already inadequate history and government requirements.



  • The Fate of the "AHA Interview"

    by John R. McNeill

    Even if in-person interviews yield more useful information than videoconferencing, the economic argument for abandoning the tradition is hard to resist.



  • Bolsonaro Takes Aim at Brazil’s History

    Historical revisionism is emerging as a core obsession of the Bolsonaro administration and, according to the president’s critics, one of its most worrying.