For the past 50 years, Perspectives on History has been the principal source for news and information about the historical discipline. Published monthly during the academic year, Perspectives on History offers articles and commentary on teaching, computers and software, history in the media, museum exhibitions, and archives and research. Also includes the most comprehensive current listings of employment openings and historical activities, both within and outside academia.
Highlights from this issue:
Perspectives on Film
- When History is Not Good Enough for Hollywood: Selma, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Martin Luther King Jr.
By Kent Germany
- The Brouhaha over Selma
By Sam Pollard
- Missed Opportunities with Selma
By Julian E. Zelizer
- Varieties of Leadership in Selma
By Leslie M. Harris
- History as Entertainment or Entertainment as History?
By Jonathan Scott Holloway
- The Past Isn't Even Past, Especially on Twitter
By Carol Anderson
- Of Selma and History
By Adam Green
- Selma and the International History of American Civil Rights
By Mary L. Dudziak