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  • History is a Verb, Something You Do: An Interview with Mark Doyle

    by Erik Moshe

    “History can help us understand the structural forces that foster suspicion, prejudice, resentment, and violence, and once we understand those forces we can begin to make better choices not just about how we live our own lives, but how we order our societies.”



  • Colin Palmer, Historian of the African Diaspora, Is Dead at 75

    Colin A. Palmer, a historian who broadened the understanding of the African diaspora, showing that the American slave trade was only one part of a phenomenon that spanned centuries and influenced cultures worldwide, died on June 20 in Kingston, Jamaica. He was 75.



  • Her Book in Limbo, Naomi Wolf Fights Back

    After her American publisher delayed her new book, “Outrages,” over accuracy concerns, she is responding with a strategy mixing scholarly peer review and damage control.


  • Who Says Historians Can’t Travel Back in Time?

    by Erik Moshe

    “Both astrophysicists and historians can travel back in time, but only historians can do anything about the past.” An interview with Carnegie Mellon University historian Ricky Law.