Author Archives: Kenneth Pomeranz

Controversy Continues at the New York Public Library

The New York Public Library houses one of the great research collections in the world – especially, though certainly not exclusively, for historians. And as a public library, it has long been open to anyone.

Perspectives on History, April

Why History? A Note on the AHA Tuning Project

If you are at a university, the April issue of Perspectives on History probably arrived together with finals or midterms. Your time is even more precious than usual, and general reading is probably not your first priority. But I would

AHA Supports Visas for Cuban Scholars to Attend LASA Conference

The following letter was submitted to the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, in support to facilitate visas for Cuban scholars to attend the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) conference.

Dear Mr. Secretary:

I write on behalf of the