In the middle of the 19th century, European scholars believed that “The Buddha was born in history, not in myth.
Each week we scour the web for interesting and historic documents that catch our eye, make us think or simply make us laugh.
The Smithsonian plays a central role in historical research and the presence of history and historical thinking in American culture. We are pleased that the Smithsonian has selected David J. Skorton, President of Cornell University, as its new secretary.
The January issue of Perspectives on History is now available online, and copies will be arriving in members’ mailboxes soon.
Today’s guest post comes from Stephen Aron, UCLA and Autry National Center.
Read on for a roundup of sessions, open forums, and AHA events taking place today at the 128th annual meeting.
The National Museum of American History has organized six curator-led tours in conjunction with the offsite annual meeting workshop, Historians and History Museums, scheduled for Friday, January 3.
Did you know that many of the museums in Washington, DC will be open on December 31 and on New Year’s Day? Why not take the chance to explore some of the cultural resources of the Capital?