Today’s What We’re Reading features historical reflections on Gaza, a Jeffersonian approach to renaming California’s proposed six states, building a historical website, and much more!
The online summer issue of Perspectives on History has now includes an article by Keith R. Allen, a research scholar at the University of Giessen.
Perspectives on History is pleased to continue its online summer issue with a review of a recent panel on the Nixon legacy in Washington, DC, by George Derek Musgrove, an associate professor of history at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and author of Rumor, Repression, and Racial Politics (2012).
With Washington currently abuzz about the revelations regarding electronic surveillance by the NSA, the conflict between the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the CIA over a forthcoming report on ”enhanced interrogation,” and various other controversies, what better time to consider how Congress has sought to oversee the intelligence community in the past?
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.