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Interviewing historians: George Veith on his book Black April

The South Vietnamese military – the Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces (RVNAF) – has always figured in the voluminous historical scholarship about the Vietnam War.  For a long time and for a host of reasons, however, there was little depth on the topic.  4,059 more words


Michael McDonnell, The History of History Writing

In this Ben Franklin’s World podcast, host Liz Covart speaks with historian Michael McDonnell of the University of Sydney on historiography and how historians use it in their work, as well as why it’s important for us students to understand it. 160 more words


So, I'm taking a class on the history of California......

……… And I’m also watching The Lone Ranger with Johnny Depp. Yes, it’s a cheesy film, a total throw-back to the B-movies or serials of the Forties and Fifties, only with better special effects. 166 more words


The NPS's history of historical sites; History of humans and their dogs; U of Texas deals yet another blow to the Lost Cause

Happy 100 to the NPS!! (Be sure to go full screen when you watch this video!):

As a follow up to yesterday’s article from We’re History… 240 more words

Ole Miss does away with Dixie; history teachers should be replaced with videos?; Destroying history is a war crime; Williamsburg captures the Pokemon crowd

The University of Mississippi, (or Ole Miss, as we call it down here) is in the news for once again confronting their long history of connection with the Confederacy. 550 more words

Podcast: Nina Silber on Reunion and Reconciliation

Here’s a fantastic discussion with Professor Nina Silber on her partly historiographical article in the June 2016 issue of the Journal of American History regarding Reunion and Reconciliation. 101 more words