“It’s essential for universities to keep producing citizen historians… the university historian doesn’t have to be the only gatekeeper of the truth of the past.” 166 more words
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Historians on the Comey firing; Thoughts on Underground's second season; Jefferson Davis gets hauled off; Fiorina and Colonial Williamsburg?
I’ve been away from this site for about a week now because of the grading that comes with the end of another semester. Anything happen while I was gone? 626 more words
A Historian Looks at the Comey Firing in Retrospective, by Thomas Martin Sobottke, Ph.D. Marquette University
A Historian’s View Five Years after the Firing of James Comey In the 2017 Russia Scandal:
Looking back at history, and trying to analyze as historians do, what now can be seen as the seminal event in the march to the end of the troubled Trump Presidency, the Comey firing documents themselves offered up rich clues to what we later learned had been going on at the White House, within hours after the damaging testimony of former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates in front of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee. 1,010 more words
Thucydides was born in Athens around the year 460 BCE to an aristocratic family. Later in his life he was exiled from Athens as a consequence of his actions as an Athenian general during the Peloponnesian war which had broken out in 431 BCE. 393 more words
President Trump loves history.
at New Europe College, Bucharest, 3 May, 2017.
The presentation showed how AIESEE (International Association for Southeast European Studies) and pressures from local political regimes propelled Balkan scholars into high profile positions within UNESCO’s project for a new world history entitled History of Humanity. 229 more words