• Broadening Horizons

    AHA Today

    Misha Appeltova, Zach Nacev, and Gregory Valdespino | May 3, 2018

    We stopped in front of a painting portraying a group of villagers by a river. “What do you see?” asked Elsie Hector Hernandez, owner and director of t...
  • A Difficult Past: Interpreting Slavery at Presidential Plantations


    Zoë Jackson | Feb 16, 2018

    In 2016, excavations at Highland—the Charlottesville, Virginia, home of President James Monroe—led to a discovery that would completely reshape interp...
  • Reckoning with Colonial History

    Perspectives on Culture

    Steve Hochstadt | Oct 1, 2017

    Berlin could be called the city of painful memory. The admirable willingness of the Germans to take public responsibility for the traumas they caused ...
  • Liberty’s Legacies

    AHA Today

    Anna Leigh Todd | Jun 29, 2017

    In 1818, John Adams reflected on the founding of the nation, asking, “But what do We mean by the American Revolution? Do We mean the American War?” Hi...

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