Using Charters to Teach Medieval History

By Kalani Craig The lowly charter. It lives in infamy, perhaps because charters—written records that cemented a variety of agreements about sales, leases, officeholders, and a host of other legal transactions—are simultaneously rich treasure troves of historical information and, when you read a lot of them in a row, sleep-inducing. 

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February 23, 2017

A Digital History Fact-Finding Mission to AHA17

By Evan Faulkenbury On a cold January day, my history department colleagues at the State University of New York at Cortland—Randi Storch and Kevin Sheets—and I set out for the 2017 AHA annual meeting in Denver. We were on a specific mission: to learn as much as possible about digital history in three days. After […]

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February 21, 2017