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Jeff Forret Aug 11
, who are your academic grandparents? (Your advisor's advisor from their own graduate school days.)
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We're History 3h
99 yrs ago-Aug. 18, 1920-Nineteenth Amendment to Constitution ratified when Tenn. became 36th state to ratify it. Amendment granted suffrage to millions of American women (but did not fully enfranchise women of color from numerous ethnic backgrounds).
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Institute of Historical Research Aug 13
New IHR website has much more on getting the most out of 'British History Online' -- the IHR's digital library of primary & secondary sources covering British, Irish and colonial history, c.1300-1800
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Cameron Zinsou 19h
I'm going out of town for a week. Better bring 50 books with me so I can write. ... one week later... My book fort made my cat happy. At least some sentient being got some use out of them
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Matt Gabriele Aug 15
always great when you pull a book from your "to read" pile, start skimming and you have no idea whatsoever why you wanted to read it.
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Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo Aug 17
How slavery became America’s first big business: Historian and author Edward E. Baptist explains how slavery helped the US go from a “colonial economy to the second biggest industrial power in the world.”
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Adam Blackler Aug 14
It’s gonna be a great semester!
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Dr. Maureen MacLeod Aug 14
Moved at the end of May then left for 9 weeks. Can I find the one book I need? Nope. Half the book boxes of a historian.
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Jonathan Jones Aug 16
This semester I'm teaching a class on pedagogy for brand-new TAs in the history department at . , what are some things you wish you knew when you started teaching? I want to make a top 10 list to share with my students.
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Eric Gonzaba 15h
Something I learned today from an art historian: to fight counterfeits, paintings are tested for strontium-90, an artificial isotope that was formed after the first nuclear explosions. Thus, any paintings with traces of strontium-90 but dated pre-1945 are fakes.
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Robert John Clines Aug 15
Personal reward for having submitted my blind review reader report early!
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Daryl Boaeuf Aug 17
A call out to any that might be making their way to the Greensboro NC area in the coming months for a book tour, public lecture or any other public engagement. I'm a high school teacher and would love to offer an extra credit assignment for students who attend
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Kathleen Pierce Aug 16
who work on photo: anyone have insight on photo-lithochrome as a medium? I ran into this as a descriptor for late 19th c non-tipped in colored photographic images in an atlas. My hunch would be photogravure + chromolithographic color, but having trouble 1/2
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Julio Capó, Jr. Aug 13
: what are some of your favorite short pieces for intro classes on what *is* history, & importance of studying it?
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Kim Wagner 20h
Replying to @KimAtiWagner
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Sarah R Aug 13
My little brother in 7th grade brought home the "syllabus" for his US History class and now I'm critiquing it.
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Laurie Marhoefer Aug 16
Replying to @adam_blacklerWY
I see that you've assigned 11 books for purchase, and ten were written by men. Might want to rethink that.
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David Graham Aug 16
What’s your favorite historical fact/statement that blows your students’ minds?
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D. Andrew Johnson Aug 12
It has a cover! Atlantic Environments and the American South, coming Spring 2020 from UGA Press
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Katharine Fellows Aug 15
Good luck to everyone getting I got a U on one of my history papers which, to this day is the only one my teacher ever had. Said teacher is also my dad.
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