For those interested in the history of history, and how our narratives change over time, I present to you my most recents papers, with a Robert Plant interlude. The first post is about the Spanish Conquest of Mexico, and examines literature from 1839 to 2008. As it demonstrates, there has been a dramatic shift in [...]
Since my recent papers are long, and deal tangentially with hubris and ethnocentrism, I thought I would post “Freedom Fries” by Robert Plant and the Strange Sensation for today’s interlude. The Strange Sensation is actually Portishead, and you can buy the album here.
History is Hot: An Unfinished Work of Cecil B. DeMille Introduction and Thesis On the morning of October 20, 1994 – two years after funding a project to develop the National Standards for History for the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) – Lynne Cheney penned an editorial for the Wall Street Journal entitled “The [...]