Letters to the Editor

  • On "Terminal Does Not Mean Dead" and "The Business of Applied History"

    Letters to the Editor

    Douglas A. Dixon | Aug 31, 2021

    To the Editor:Two articles in the May issue of Perspectives demonstrate the confusion that continues to hover over how historians define themselves an...
  • On "How Can We Help?"

    Letters to the Editor

    Ilaria Scaglia | Aug 31, 2021

    To the Editor:In an age of drastic cuts to history departments and the overall demeaning of our profession, many might wonder whether there is anythin...
  • On "China As Equal"

    Letters to the Editor

    Robert Shaffer | Apr 28, 2021

    To the Editor:Due to the pandemic, I was unable to get to my university mailroom for several months, but perhaps I could still comment upon John Delur...
  • On “A New View of Event History”

    Letters to the Editor

    Christine Haynes | Nov 30, 2020

    To the Editor:I enjoyed Robert Darnton’s article proposing a “new” view of event history, which is indeed an important enterprise for these eventful h...

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  • On “Our Colleagues”

    Sue Kozel | Nov 30, 2020

    To the Editor:Mary Lindemann’s October column captured the conflicted reality of working as an adjun...
  • On “History, Front and Center”

    Ty Geltmaker | Oct 30, 2020

    To the Editor:James Grossman’s thoughtfully restrained comments regarding Trump administration rheto...
  • On “History by Text and Thing”

    Douglas A. Dixon | May 22, 2020

    To the Editor:I read with interest ShawnaKim Lowey-Ball’s recent article, “History by Text and Thing...
  • On "History by Text and Thing"

    Ty Geltmaker | May 22, 2020

    To the Editor:Many thanks for ShawnaKim Lowey-Ball’s rumination on research, noting the importance o...
  • A Tribute to Allison Miller

    Ty Geltmaker | Apr 16, 2020

    To the Editor:Surely I was not the only historian taken aback to have learned of Allison Miller’s de...

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