Grades Are In!!!!
Heather Cox Richardson
This is what teachers feel like when the semester finally drags to an end:
Good luck to all of our graduates. We hope you learned as much from us as we did from you.
Was There a Schlieffen Plan?
Steven Cromack In a 1999 journal article published in War in History , historian Terence Zuber dropped a bombshell on the academic community...
50 Years of Counter-Counter-Subversion
Chris Beneke . Before the year ends, it may be worth noting that 2010 marks the fiftieth anniversary of a classic work in American history...
“Machte Alle Kaput”: The Malmedy Massacre, December 17, 1944
The following is an excerpt from World’s Bloodiest History: Massacre, Genocide, and the Scars They Left on Civilization by Joseph Cummins (...
"The king's name is a tower of strength": Richard III's (Possible) Bones, Roundup
Detail from a late 16th century painting of Richard III, artist unknown. . "Richard III dig: Results expected in January," BBC, No...
Religious History and Prints/Cartoons from the Library of Congress
Randall Stephens I regularly browse the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division for pictures to illustrate essays, forums...
A Leadership Legacy: Happy 138th, Winston
Philip White November 30 was Winston Churchill’s birthday. 138 years after his birth, historians, politicians and the public are still as fa...
Standing Desks: Jefferson, Disraeli, Churchill and, Err, Dwight K. Schrute
Philip White Stand up desks are becoming quite hip, even making it onto an episode of The Office . And speaking of hips (and, indeed, lower...
Historic Maps and Digital Mapping Roundup
. Historic Maps and Digital Mapping Roundup "Was your street bombed during the Blitz?" Telegraph , December 6, 2012 The year-long...
The Meaning of “When”
Aaron Astor I was recently asked to join a local committee to plan the centennial celebration of our local school district. The City of Mary...
The Importance of Studying Ordinary Lives: An Interview with Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
The forthcoming issue of Historically Speaking (April 2009) includes an interview with Laurel Thatcher Ulrich , 300th Anniversary Universit...
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