In the beginning of spring, the Jewish holiday of Passover is celebrated with wine, food, and a book called the Haggadah that serves as a guide for the Passover dinner, the seder.
Today’s What We’re Reading features an update on the Belfast Project, a live-tweeting guide for the classroom, Earl Lewis defends investment in the humanities, horrifying vintage recipes, and much more!
In an effort to highlight the diverse range of scholarship at the upcoming annual meeting, we’re highlighting different sessions here on the blog each week.
In what may become a regular feature on this blog, we hope to collect and link to some of the best questions, arguments, and discussions relating to history on Wikipedia, Quora, and Reddit.
Susan Ferber, executive editor of American and world history at Oxford University Press in New York, spends more time “living in the past” than most. In her essay for the March issue of Perspectives on History, she describes how