Today’s What We’re Reading features a modern history of swearing, a course in online civility, one blogger’s thoughts on eliminating the survey course, summer reading options, and much more.
History in the News
The Modern History of Swearing: Where All
Starting next year, the eligibility dates for AHA book prizes will be aligned with the calendar year listed on the book’s copyright page.
Currently, eligibility for each award runs from May 1 to April 30. For example, under existing rules,
Often, summer is a time to slow down and catch up on reading you don’t have time for the rest of the year.
Recently, we posed the question, “What history books are you reading?” to the AHA’s LinkedIn
Congratulations to AHA members Thomas C. Holt, Louis Hyman, Samuel Moyn, Pauline Maier, and Carroll Smith-Rosenberg, whose books have been included in Choice’s selection of the top 25 “Outstanding Academic Titles, 2011.” Choice will release a longer list
Attention all students of American history, be you undergrad, grad, teacher, professor, emeriti, or history buff. Your summer reading will not be complete until you pick up and read a copy of American History Now.
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