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Dr. Jeremy J. Tewell May 16
We need a history SWAT team.
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Rachel Hope Cleves May 13
1. I'm happy that 's takedown of McCullough's new book calls bullshit on the claim that popular historians sell copies because they care about telling a story, unlike academic historians.
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We're History May 15
in 1918, Pvt. Henry Johnson of WWI "Harlem Hellfighters" distinguished himself, killing numerous German soldiers & preventing a comrade from being taken prisoner while receiving multiple wounds. Racism prevented him receiving Medal of Honor until 2015.
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Jason Herbert May 17
In light of The Men Who Built America, my students decided instead of watch films today but to create their own series—The WOMEN Who Built America. This is their brainstorm list. Ok, , help us cast this series. Who else do you wanna see?
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Miles Wilkerson May 11
I love being in grad school, but I'm honestly frustrated that I'm not getting enough exposure to Black American history in my courses so far. Please reccomend your favorite works of African-American history below! (Articles are also helpful)
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We're History May 13
in 1862, Robert Smalls, enslaved man in Charleston, SC, stole & piloted Confederate transport ship to federal naval blockade. Served in civilian roles w/ Union Army & Navy for rest of Civil War. Later served as a Repub. in US House of Representatives.
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Ethan Kytle May 18
"There is not a reputable historian anywhere in America that has ever published anything on Lost Cause mythology," claimed a defender of Dallas’s Confederate memorial. "This is all from Internet cranks and other fly-by-night historians.”
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Dr. Sarah Bond May 17
One of the best things I have ever learned is that during Prohibition, American moonshiners used to attach actual cow heels to their shoes to cover their tracks. I felt like my would appreciate this fact.
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Frank Bongiorno May 15
Take a look at the revived ANU Historical Journal II launched today & on Open Access @ANUhttps://press.anu.edu.au/publications/journals/anu-historical-journal/anu-historical-journal-ii-number-1
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The Public Medievalist May 16
George R.R. Martin claims that is historically accurate, but his history is woefully outdated. explores Martin’s sources—and their issues.
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Chad Hill May 18
Would love to see some assess this excerpt from Biden's announcement speech (which strikes me as abject nonsense, although I am hardly an expert).
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Javier Puente May 15
Dear and other colleagues out there in the Twitterverse: I am in fairly desperate need of support.
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Michael Goebel May 15
, if you were to design an MA History course about Eurocentrism in Modern History, what are the must-reads?
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Meggie Hutchison May 17
Had so much fun at the launch of my book, Painting War, last night at . Thanks to everyone who came along and a huge thanks to for launching it!
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Mahdi Chowdhury May 18
In short, what the FBI's declassified Malcolm X records look like 🙃
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Dr Anne Hanley May 13
Had a lot of fun talking with about all things titillating and scandalous for this article. Spoiler: The Victorians liked sex. Lots of sex. Seriously, they did.
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We're History May 17
65 yrs ago-May 17, 1954-US Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka that segregation in public schools was a violation of 14th Amendment and therefore unconstitutional. Learn more at .
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Past and Present 27s
On advanced access: "The Home Experience of German Jews Under the Nazi Regime" by Guy Miron
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Alina Isabella Scott May 18
Hey and –as the semester comes to a close and I'm starting to prepare for my Comprehensive/Qualifying exams, I've heard a lot of talk about a "one page"/template for note taking on books. Care to share yours? What are your note taking strategies?
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Festival of History May 17
This is on Monday next folks and it's free, don't miss this amazing story of 4 women who barricaded themselves against the police on the roof of Liberty Hall to remember James Connolly
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