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  • In Memoriam: Margaret Gay Davies

    April 1, 1990

    Margaret Gay Davies, former professor of history at Pomona College, died in Santa Barbara, CA on August 3, 1989 at the age of eighty-seven. The daughter of Edwin Francis Gay, professor of economic his...

  • In Memoriam: Lawrence A. Cardoso

    April 1, 1990

    Lawrence A. Cardoso, chair of the history department at the University of Wyoming, died October 15, 1989 at the age of forty-nine. Of Hispanic descent himself, Cardoso was an expert in the field of La...

  • In Memoriam: Robert Leslie Jones

    April 1, 1990

    Robert Leslie Jones, emeritus professor of history and former chair of the history department at Marietta College, died at his home on October 3, 1989 at the age of eighty-two. To generations of stude...

  • In Memoriam: Heinz K. Meier

    April 1, 1990

    Heinz K. Meier, leading authority on nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S. Swiss relations and Louis I. Jaffe Professor of History at Old Dominion University, died December 12, 1989 at the age of six...

  • Teaching the French Revolution

    April 1, 1990

    For over twenty years whenever I offered courses on the French Revolution to undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Texas at Austin, my lecture halls and seminar rooms filled to capa...

  • How ERIC Serves Teachers of History

    April 1, 1990

    Editor's Note: The AHA is an ERIC Partner and as such assists in identifying materials for inclusion in the ERIC database and in increasing awareness of and interest in its services. The following exp...

  • Copyright I: "Fair Use" of Unpublished Sources

    April 1, 1990

    When Congress revised the law of copyright in the Copyright Revision Act of 1976, librarians, archivists, and those scholars aware of copyright issues believed they had secured a significant improveme...

  • HELP-New Tricks for Old Dogs

    March 1, 1990

    History teachers know they can't cover all they want in a lecture or a course, and when they pack their lectures even more tightly students may not retain those last few facts anyway. Clearly, some hi...

  • Listening to the Past: Audio History

    March 1, 1990

    In an age of moving-image media, it is easy to overlook the unique way audio cassettes and/or radio programs can analyze historical issues, bring the past to life, and encourage us to use our imaginat...

  • Teaching Teachers: A Reflection on the Use of Sources in a Seminar Setting

    March 1, 1990

    In 1983, my colleague Kermit Hall at the University of Florida created the History Teaching Alliance. That organization has since become a national enterprise, headed by HTA Director Jane Lander and j...