Perspectives Online, the electronic version of the American Historical Association's newsmagazine.
The May 2005 issue of Perspectives, the newsmagazine of the American Historical Association, is now available online at http://www.historians.org/perspectives.
Among the highlights of the May 2005 issue are:
An essay by AHA President James Sheehan in which he reflects upon the meanings embedded in academic regalia.
An analysis by Robert Townsend of the latest statistics on salaries in the historical profession.
A modest proposal from Peter Stearns, who urges readers to consider rearticulating and restructuring introductory world history and U.S. history courses.
An essay by Carlo Ginzburg in which he discusses the joys of research resulting from serendipitous discoveries in digitized library catalogs.
A report from Walter B. Hill Jr. about the rich resources the National Archives has for studying African American history.
A description by Bill Shuttlesworth and William Edgington of a new pedagogical tool--the Coaching History Playbook--designed to assist secondary school sports coaches who teach history.
An enthusiast's essay in praise of blogging, by Ralph Luker
And tips that show how easy it is to blog, from Manan Ahmed.
Pillarisetti Sudhir, PhD
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