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  • Have You Made Your Arrangements for the 1999 Annual Meeting?

    November 1, 1998

    From the 1999 Annual Meeting column in the November 1998 Perspectives

  • Letters to the Editor: Preservation into the Future

    November 1, 1998

    To the Editor: I found "Preserving the Past: Into the Future with Terry Sanders" (April 1998) to be excessively one-sided. The virtue of digital media is that it can easily be copied, ad infinitum, at...

  • A Rare Opportunity to Create the Ideal Electronic Environment

    March 1, 1998

    We face a unique moment in history: the chance to work positively and proactively for the right electronic environment in which to create, disseminate, and use new knowledge. This may be the first tim...

  • Preparing Your Proposal for the Year 2000 Annual Meeting

    September 1, 1998

    Editor's Note: This article was originally written by Patrick Manning, who drew upon his experience as a member of the Program Committee. With the author's permission, the cochairs of the Program Comm...

  • Don't Mourn, Organize!

    February 1, 1998

    Editor's Note: This essay is a revised and abridged version of a paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History, in Minneapolis, October 17, 1997. I am the editor of a...

  • Connecting through Departments

    May 1, 1998

    Historians come in many forms and interests, situated in a variety of institutional settings (and often outside them, in the case of independent scholars and adjuncts). A nationally based umbrella org...

  • Riding the "Wave of the Present"

    February 1, 1998

    The wave of the present. That is how Christopher Tomlins elsewhere in this issue so evocatively describes the Internet, the World Wide Web, and the changes both are bringing to scholarly publishing. P...

  • 1998 Annual Meeting Highlights

    March 1, 1998

    The 112th annual meeting of the American Historical Association, held January 8-11, 1998, in Seattle, continued a string of successful meetings with over 3,600 in attendance. Moreover, with 158 "offic...

  • Recipients of AHA Grants for 1998-99

    October 1, 1998

    The American Historical Association is pleased to announce that the following members and their proposed research projects were selected from among many fine applicants to receive AHA grants and fello...

  • Reaching beyond the AHA: Of Adjuncts and Other Issues

    January 1, 1998

    Planning discussions conducted by the AHA during 1995–96 identified a number of crucial issues that would affect the practice of history in the coming decades. Many such issues could be addressed at t...