In today’s What We’re Reading, we feature the latest conversation relating to the National Association of Scholars’ report on Bowdoin, a look at one of the first “living archives,” a visual tour of duplitecture in China, and more!
The National Park Service released its annual numbers on the most-visited sites in the park system for 2012. For a breakdown of the most popular sites, see below. Special thanks to Park Advocate for the data.
Most Visited Places
We begin this week with the question “How would you organize a high school U.S. history survey course?” This was asked by the NHC and NHEC at a recent panel discussion. Then, segue into a panel discussion of piracy at
Today we observe Memorial Day. To learn about its history, how to teach students about it, and more, see the collection of links we’ve rounded up below.
In the news this week, 1,000 historians send a letter to the Texas State Board of Education, historians are among the 2010 Guggenheim Fellows, the Library of Congress archives Twitter (yes, all of it), the New Yorker reports on Stephen