Today’s What We’re Reading features a historically inspired recipe for molasses cookies, a new trove of free-use images from Getty Images, the problem with citations in digital humanities, and much more!
Who gets an obituary? Who decides? How are they written? And how do obituaries frame and construct history?
Immigration legislation might be “dead for the year” in the House of Representatives, but it will be front and center at the American Historical Association’s 2014 annual meeting.
Yesterday, a short distance from the AHA offices, supporters of immigration reform marched on the National Mall, as a bipartisan group of eight senators continue deliberations that have been alternately described as “stuck,” “close,” “virtually complete,” or “about to get