Author Archives: AHA Staff

Fall of New Amsterdam

What We’re Reading: August 28, 2014

Today’s What We’re Reading features questions about the value of big data for history, New York City’s lack of a birthday party, historical depictions in an Egyptian soap opera, and much more!

What We’re Reading: August 21, 2014

Today’s What We’re Reading features the real-life “Rosies” of WWII, why it’s so hard to catch your own typos, the DPLA’s exhibition on the history of activism, and much more!

Lego Academic

What We’re Reading: August 14, 2014

Today’s What We’re Reading features the history of “cool,” career secrets for first-year students, Dan Cohen’s list of libraries and local music, Lego Academic, and much more!