Publication Date

April 17, 2007

Perspectives Section

AHA Activities

April PerspectivesIn this month’s issue of Perspectives, AHA President Barbara Weinstein explains what George W. Bush, Angela Merkel, and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva all have in common in her article “Let the Sunshine In: Government Records and National Insecurities.” Meanwhile, Lee White from the National Coalition for History reports on how three major bills recently passed will affect historians, archivists, and journalists in his article “Dismantling an Imperial Presidency.”

Graduate students will find a number of articles of interest in this month’s issue, beginning with David Darlington’s article, “History Graduate Students Hold Conference at University of Maryland.” And followed by “What is the Meaning of the Master’s Degree?” a roundtable comprised of the following articles:

Read all of this, as well as a public history success story, an article on writing style in the history profession, a much more.

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