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  • 1989 AHA Election Results

    December 1, 1989

    Darlene Clark Hine, chair of the Nominating Committee, has announced the following results of the 1989 balloting for officers and committee members of the American Historical Association. President Da...

  • Shaken But Not Cancelled

    December 1, 1989

    As all of you are aware, a major earthquake rocked the Bay Area on Tuesday, October 17. Although it severely affected the area, major damage in the city of San Francisco was limited to the Marina dist...

  • Washington Notes, December 1989

    December 1, 1989

    Members will find elsewhere in this issue the brief announcement of the results of the Association's 1989 elections. This year, at the request of the Nominating Committee and with the blessing of the ...

  • A Historian as Dramatic Consultant

    December 1, 1989

    For six weeks, from the middle of March, 1989 to the end of April, the Theatre of the Jeune Lune's "1789" played to crowded and enthusiastic Twin Cities' audiences. Of the many (over 600) events takin...

  • Finding the Right Film for the History Classroom

    December 1, 1989

    Like most of us who teach history to the television generation, I envy the power of film (and video) to grasp and hold the attention of students. Books and lectures are all very well, but the magical ...

  • Training and Third World History to Be Topics at Annual Meeting

    December 1, 1989

    The History Teaching Alliance has planned two sessions for the 1989 AHA Annual Meeting in San Francisco. On December 28, Thursday, beginning at 2:30, the HTA will sponsor a session entitled, "Innovati...

  • 1989 Annual Meeting Last Minute News

    December 1, 1989

    The 1989 AHA annual meeting will be held at the San Francisco Hilton, located at One Hilton Square from December 27–30. The three hotels (the Hilton, the Westin St. Francis, and the Galleria Park) are...

  • In Memoriam: David I. Gaines

    November 1, 1989

    David I. Gaines, a member of the History Department of the College of the City of New York for forty years, died on March 23, 1989 in New York, NY at the age of 92. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph....

  • Contributing Editors Selected for Perspectives

    November 1, 1989

    We are very pleased to announce that beginning with this issue of Perspectives, a committee of contributing editors will assist Perspectives editorial staff in the solicitation and review of manuscrip...

  • Letters to the Editor: On the NHPRC

    November 1, 1989

    Dear Editor, I wish to comment upon Professor Ron Formisano's letter in the September 1989 issue of Perspectives. In commenting, I want mainly to present a record of the developmental work leading to ...