Author Archives: AHA Staff

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What We’re Reading: July 17, 2014

Today’s What We’re Reading features a new International African American Museum, how coffee fueled the Civil War, serendipity and the historian, and much more!

Washington and Lee University

What We’re Reading: July 10, 2014

Today’s What We’re Reading features the debate (and removal) of Confederate flags on a university campus, a crusty 118-year-old sandwich makes international news, little known facts about the Founding Fathers (via the Onion), and much more!

Decameron 1432-cooking on spit. Public Domain.

What We’re Reading: July 3, 2014

Today’s What We’re Reading features historians’ reactions to the Hobby Lobby SCOTUS ruling, the birthplace of plastic surgery, changes afoot at the Mellon Foundation, a medieval workout plan, and much more!