This blog will post and explore questions about history and why they matter.
Some upcoming topics will be:
*the disconnect between academic history and the teaching of history
*limits and possibilities of telling stories, narrative history
*history and memory
*the relation of history to policy
*who still gets left out of most history
*networks as a framework for history
*popular presentation of history, theme parks, battle sites, recreationists
*the feeling of being in the flow of history
*what’s genealogy got to do with history
*the “consensus” on the main topic in world history
I welcome all posts from people who love to read history, hate history, and anywhere in between.