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historians


  • In Dalmatia, Distant Pasts Influence the Present

    by Erik Moshe

    The ancient past is usually well-hidden underground. The medieval past rarely makes an appearance. However, in Dalmatia, ancient, medieval and the early modern past are inextricably intertwined, and visible on every corner. 



  • John Lukacs, iconoclastic scholar of history, dies at 95

    John Lukacs, a Hungarian-born historian and iconoclast who brooded over the future of Western civilization, wrote a best-selling tribute to Winston Churchill and produced a substantial and often despairing body of writings on the politics and culture of Europe and the United States.


  • The Value of Rating Presidents

    by Susan Swain

    Presidential rankings are quick, fun, and highly shareable on social media.  They foster lively debate about contemporary presidents and even help resurface some of our most obscure presidents.



  • Why Historians Are Like Tax Collectors

    by Matthew Gabriele

    Studying the past - and then, importantly, talking about it with an audience - is about revealing the mess behind the myth, the story behind what we think we know.