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  • Letter to the Editor: Effective Representation...

    February 1, 1990

    Dear Editor, As president of the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA), I would like to respond to Ronald Formisano's letter in the September 1989 Perspective...

  • Letter to the Editor: Effective Representation a Goal?

    February 1, 1990

    Dear Editor, The opening paragraphs of Ronald Formisano's letter in the September 1989 Perspectives raise questions about the legislative process that restructured the National Historic Publications a...

  • 1989 Committee on Women Historians Report

    February 1, 1990

    The CWH completed its nineteenth year with a strong sense both of the ways in which the Committee has fulfilled its mission to advance the status of women in the historical profession and of how much ...

  • No Solo Venture: Essay Writing in History

    February 1, 1990

    All too often essay writing is perceived by students in history classes as nothing more than boring, demanding busywork to be endured at best, dreaded at worst, and perhaps, above all, a solitary, eve...

  • PBS Celebrates Black History Month with Three New Programs

    February 1, 1990

    Eyes on the Prize II documents the journey of black Americans seeking justice, power, and identity, from the mid-1960s to the mid-1980s and shows the profound effect this movement had on all Americans...

  • 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...