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  • Scaffolding Research Skills in a Nonresearch Class

    January 1, 1998

    Designing, developing, and writing a good research paper takes a lot of skill, time, and practice. If students are not guided through the process and frequently assigned research papers, they have dif...

  • Preserving the Past: Into the Future with Terry Sanders

    April 1, 1998

    When ancient lithographers chiseled with lapidary skill their masters' voices into stone, they knew that their work would endure. When cloistered monks incised their illuminated uncials and italics in...

  • News from the Affiliated Societies, November 1998

    November 1, 1998

    CLGH Announces Prize Competitions The Committee on Lesbian and Gay History announces that it will award two prizes in 1999—the John Boswell Prize for an outstanding book on lesbian or gay history writ...

  • Letters to the Editor: Gender and History

    January 1, 1998

    To the Editor: Upon scanning the program for the 112th annual meeting of the AHA I could not help observing that the word "gender" appears in the titles of at least fifteen sessions and the word "wome...

  • NAACP: A Historian at the Helm

    May 1, 1998

    "I want to make sure the NAACP is heard wherever race is discussed in the country, whether in the White House or in neighborhood stores," said historian Julian Bond following his election as chair of ...

  • Teaching the Vietnam War with the Greeks

    November 1, 1998

    In war, truth is the first casualty. —Aeschylus The first casualty of war is innocence. —Oliver Stone, Platoon Loyola Marymount University student Bridget Carberry, analyzing films of the Vietnam War ...

  • Minority Histories, Subaltern Pasts: A Rejoinder

    April 1, 1998

    I am grateful to Professor Spitzer for his comments on my "Viewpoints" piece "Minority Histories, Subaltern Pasts" (Perspectives, November 1997). My essay was compressed from a larger version, so the ...

  • New Directions at the NEH

    April 1, 1998

    William R. Ferris Jr., head of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has put forth a new plan entitled "Rediscovering America: The Humanities and the Millennium," as his first major project since...

  • In Memoriam: John W. Hall

    May 1, 1998

    John W. Hall, A. Whitney Griswold professor of history emeritus at Yale University, died on October 21, 1997, at his home in Tucson, Arizona, at the age of 81. He was a distinguished scholar and a lea...

  • History Teacher Wins 1998 McAuliffe Award

    December 1, 1998

    The Fund for the Advancement of Social Studies Education (FASSE) of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) has named Dr. William L. Ziglar of Wayne, Pennsylvania, the 1998 winner of the Ch...