The National Museum of American History hosted a hard-hat tour on Wednesday to showcase its west wing renovation, which will open in phases staring in July 2015.
Today’s What We’re Reading features comics that promote public understanding, museum collections, a database on The Simpsons, and much more!
In her essay in the current issue of Perspectives on History, “Teaching with a Tea Set: Using Objects in the US History Survey,” Abby Chandler discusses her use of antiques and reproductions to make history more accessible
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!
AHA president William Cronon’s recent article in the March 2012 issue of Perspectives on History explained how to avoid professional boredom by widening the audience for history and widening the tent under which professional historians gather. With this article and