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  • 1999 Hotel and Rate Information

    September 1, 1998

    Hotels Single1 Person Double/Twin2 Persons Triple3 Persons Quad4 Persons Suites Marriott Wardman Park (hdqtrs.)2660 Woodley Rd., NW (1,100 rooms) $88 $99 $139 $159 $250 and...

  • AHA Issues Criteria for Standards in History/Social Studies/Social Sciences

    January 1, 1998

    The Criteria for Standards in History/Social Studies/Social Sciences and the Guidelines for the Preparation, Evaluation, and Selection of History Textbooks were approved by the AHA's Teaching Division...

  • The Unbound Academy

    February 1, 1998

    The pages of Perspectives this month are filled with insights and models for using digitized materials and the Internet to teach, learn, research, and communicate. Implicit beneath these articles, how...

  • Dilemmas in Teaching African American History

    November 1, 1998

    A central paradox of the black experience in America is that it has been a separate entity, yet inseparable from the fabric of American life. One of the major dilemmas in teaching African American his...

  • New Historical Society Formed

    September 1, 1998

    Editor's Note: This report is based on published documents and e-mail responses to questions sent out to various historians. The full text of the responses is available at the AHA's web site. A new or...

  • 1999 Annual Meeting to Be Held in Washington, DC

    September 1, 1998

    The 113th Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association will be held in Washington, D.C., at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel (formerly the Sheraton Washington) and the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Hot...

  • Theme for the 114th Meeting

    September 1, 1998

    The Year 2000 Program Committee invites panels on "History for the Twenty-First Century: Continuity and Change." The advent of a new millennium offers an opportunity for members of the historical prof...

  • History in the Community: Public History Team Research Seminars at UCSB

    October 1, 1998

    The Santa Barbara Oil Spill of 1969 helps spur passage of the National Environmental Policy Act and the California Environmental Quality Act. A decade later, Santa Barbara County has a large and elabo...

  • Fact, Fiction, and Film: Frankenheimer's George Wallace

    January 1, 1998

    When Ted Turner first approached John Frankenheimer about directing the Wallace docudrama for Turner Network Television, it seemed an odd choice. Frankenheimer, who began his career directing live tel...

  • Teaching High School History: The Power of the Personal

    May 1, 1998

    Do we still believe that good teaching emerges from a teacher's love of the subject? A generation ago a book called The Art of Teaching, by scholar and teacher Gilbert Highet, argued eloquently that g...