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  • Washington Notes, February 1990

    February 1, 1990

    Headquarters staff straggled into Washington from the annual meeting in San Francisco all during the first week in January, eyes still bloodshot from their long hours working the Hilton corridors and ...

  • Letter to the Editor: Teaching History Not Uncontroversial

    February 1, 1990

    Dear Editor, Diane Ravitch's letter in the October 1989 issue of Perspectives illustrates exactly the problem we were trying to overcome in our essay, "Running Out of Time," which appeared in the Marc...

  • Letter to the Editor: Interviewing Omission Accidental?

    February 1, 1990

    Dear Editor, Linda Gordon's informative and helpful piece, "Successful Interviewing," in the November 1989 Perspectives, inadvertently reveals one of the historical profession's most persistent proble...

  • 1989 Annual Meeting Highlights

    February 1, 1990

    1989 Awards for Scholarly Distinction In 1984 the Council of the AHA established an award entitled the American Historical Association Award for Scholarly Distinction. Each year the Nominating Committ...

  • Affiliation with the AHA 1990

    February 1, 1990

    Currently, eighty-eight different historical organizations are affiliated with the AHA. AHA affiliates are a diverse group that include the American Studies Association, the History of Science Society...

  • Tracing the Trends in U.S. Regional History

    February 1, 1990

    United States regional history as an instructional field in American colleges and universities dates to the last decade of the nineteenth century. The Johns Hopkins University reportedly offered the f...

  • Letter to the Editor: Latin America: Not a Single Culture

    February 1, 1990

    Dear Editor, It was nice to read Susan Shapiro's article about the teaching of Latin American history as part of high school and university curricula. The main reasons for her position are a) the 7.9 ...

  • Steering into the Next Century: New Directions in Social Studies

    January 1, 1990

    The National Commission on Social Studies in the Schools published in late November the report of its Curriculum Task Force, Charting a Course: Social Studies for the 21st Century. The cochairs of the...

  • The 1989 AHA Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grant Awards

    January 1, 1990

    The AHA's Research Division recently announced awards made to support research in the history of Europe, Africa, and Asia. Funds for the grant program come from the earnings of a bequest from Bernadot...

  • What's New from the American Historical Review

    January 1, 1990

    While David L. Ransel, editor of the Review, is a 1989–90 fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., the editorship of the Review has been left in the capable ...