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  • Revolution in San Francisco: 1989 Program Committee Report

    May 1, 1990

    The French Revolution presented itself as the all but inescapable theme for the AHA's 1989 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. To be sure, there had been no shortage of conferences during the previous mo...

  • Letter to the Editor: NAS Under Fire II

    May 1, 1990

    Dear Editor, I will not quibble about your carrying advertisements in Perspectives (February 1990, p. 17); after all, that revenue might keep dues from rising again. However, I must say I did not unde...

  • Letter to the Editor: A Case of Press Bashing?

    May 1, 1990

    Dear Editor, You are no doubt aware by now that this Press (University of Texas Press) has come in for some rather heavy bashing from our author Francis Nicosia and that the AHA has more than once len...

  • In Memoriam: Robert Forest Harney

    April 1, 1990

    Robert Forest Harney, professor of history at the University of Toronto, died on August 29, 1989 at the age of fifty. His death constitutes an incalculable loss for the field of North American immigra...

  • In Memoriam: John H. Kemble

    April 1, 1990

    John H. Kemble, noted maritime historian and professor emeritus at Pomona College, died on February 19, 1990 at the age of seventy-seven. Kemble served on the Pomona faculty from 1936 to 1977 when he ...

  • Washington Notes, April 1990

    April 1, 1990

    Members will have noted in their daily newspapers that the Supreme Court in February declined to accept the case of Henry Holt & Co., Inc. v. New Era Publications International, a.k.a. the Church of S...

  • Teaching Undergraduates to Think Like Historians

    April 1, 1990

    As an undergraduate math and history major, I remember my math instructor's frustration as he tried to answer a series of my questions relating to solving a particular problem. What is the evidence? I...

  • In Memoriam: David Lindsey

    April 1, 1990

    David Lindsey, noted Civil War historian and professor emeritus at California State University, Los Angeles, died at home August 26, 1989 at seventy-four years of age. He received his bachelor's degre...

  • Reassessing the Value of the Job Register

    April 1, 1990

    I would like to make a radical proposal: to end the practice of interviewing job candidates at the annual meetings. The AHA has recently and laudably been concerned about the fairness of the interview...

  • Notable Achievements by Members, April 1990

    April 1, 1990

    Council for the International Exchange of Scholars Fulbright Awards, 1989–90 American History Elaine G. Breslaw, chair, history/geography, Morgan State University Joan L. Bromberg, dir. Laser Hist. Pr...