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Fred Anderson Responds to Charges that the New AP U.S. History Course is a Liberal Plot to Indoctrinate Students in Anti-American Revisionist History

The anthropologist Peter Wood wrote an article last week on the History News Network (“Why Conservatives Are Up in Arms at the College Board’s Advanced Placement Course in History”) charging the College Board with politicizing the new Advanced Placement History standards. 283 more words


Whose history?

It’s nice to believe people. When someone writes a book and slaps ‘history’ on the cover, it is tempting to believe in the authority that word implies. 423 more words

Ancient History

History as a career with Mary Larson

“I really believe that history and libraries are that important to what we do as a species.” –

Learn more about history as a career by Mary Larson. 33 more words


The Neo-Nationalist Creed

Progressive historians like Charles Beard… went to great lengths to discredit the work of America’s first published historian, George Bancroft.  The Nationalist school of American history revered our Founders and proclaimed American exceptionalism.  205 more words


Illan Pappe On The 1948 Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine

Illan Pappe is amongst the amazing generation of Israel’s revisionist historians that emerged in the early 1980s. He was also one of the first to argue that the expulsion of the Palestinians in 1948 was a result of careful planning and deliberate action. 97 more words


Warrior of the Mind- Inga Clendinnen

When I read this interview by journalist Jana Wendt with Inga Clendinnen – my most revered historian- I didn’t know whether to smile or weep. 6 more words