Historians in the News

This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.

  • Over 600 historians sign "Historians Against Trump" open letter in first week

    Signatories include American Historical Association Past President and National Humanities Medal recipient Professor Vicki Ruiz, Professors Ellen Carol DuBois, Geoff Eley, Glenda E. Gilmore, Maurice Isserman, Valerie Ann Johnson, Kevin Mattson, Thomas McAffee, Deborah Dash Moore, Claire Potter, and historical researcher Michael Hill.

  • Spanish Historian Recounts Quest to Locate Last Inca Capital

    To locate the place — Hatun Vilcabamba — Santiago del Valle used historical chronicles to reconstruct the four-day route that Spanish colonial troops used in 1572 in launching an attack on the final Inca ruler.