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#VietnamWarPBS: Thoughts on "Riding The Tiger" - Episode 2

As a child of the 1970s and 1980s, the word I most associated with the Vietnam War was “quagmire.” In my adolescent mental catalogue of terms, it existed next to quicksand, swamp, and mud. 688 more words

BLOG’S 4th ANNIVERSARY

Hey! Hey! Hey!

This blog is four years old today!

In honour of the occasion, and to serve as an introduction for those who are new to Time Travelling With Kids, some re-posts from the first month. 213 more words

HISTORY HAPPENINGS

My Raw Reaction to Go Set a Watchman

On Saturday my husband agreed to go to the bookstore with me, and unsurprisingly we didn’t come home empty-handed. We picked up Harper Lee’s now old-news… 1,197 more words

Harper Lee

Clank! And 101st Anniversary

A Game That Does It Right

Clank! A Deck Building Adventure has been getting a lot of plays since I acquired it last December (2016). For a game that uses many common mechanics it just works well. 345 more words

2017

What Can We Learn About the Way We Teach History?

Guest Post by Carla of rightsideoftruth

Unfortunately, if you were to ask your average middle or high school student what their favorite subject in school is, it is likely very few would mention history. 1,363 more words

History

Project Diary: Introduction & Getting Started

I’m thrilled to be working with final year students of the Department of History at St. Xavier’s College on an exhibition making project this semester. Follow along as I detail our progress! 341 more words

Interpretation

(Back to) School Special: Seeking history in museums & heritage spaces

It’s the start of a new academic year, and we’ve been busy planning an exciting range of curriculum-focused sessions especially for school groups in the city, aimed at deepening engagement with history and all things heritage! 200 more words

Mumbai Heritage