Historians in the News Historians in the News articles brought to you by History News Network. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 Zend_Feed_Writer 2.1.3 (http://framework.zend.com) http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/category/54 editor@hnn.us (History News Network) History News Network Toronto Holocaust historian uncovers brilliant ploy that spared lives of Jews Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166779 http://hnn.us/article/166779 no author cited no author cited 0 Max Boot says what we need to do in Afghanistan is what no one wants to admit and that's nation-building Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166777 http://hnn.us/article/166777 Max Boot Max Boot 0 Niall Ferguson chastises Trump’s comments on Cville but says the left’s open to criticism, too Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166768 http://hnn.us/article/166768 no author cited no author cited 0 Male Historians Have Long Dominated Public Debates. Is Charlottesville a Turning Point? Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166766 http://hnn.us/article/166766 Rick Shenkman Rick Shenkman 0 Kevin Levin says he’s changed his mind about Confederate statues Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166764 http://hnn.us/article/166764 Kevin M. Levin Kevin M. Levin 0 Scholar of African history says his Jewish background didn’t stop him from writing about Muslims and Africa Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166759 http://hnn.us/article/166759 Charles L. Geshekter Charles L. Geshekter 0 Jon Meacham points out why Lee should go but Washington should stay Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166758 http://hnn.us/article/166758 Jon Meacham Jon Meacham 0 "I've studied the history of Confederate memorials. Here's what to do about them." Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166746 http://hnn.us/article/166746 W. Fitzhugh Brundage W. Fitzhugh Brundage 0 Annette Gordon-Reed writes about why Jefferson matters more than ever after Charlottesville Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166745 http://hnn.us/article/166745 Annette Gordon-Reed Annette Gordon-Reed 0 Harvard’s Maya Jasanoff vists the Congo and discovers people there probably live harder lives than they did 100 years ago when Joseph Conrad was there Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166743 http://hnn.us/article/166743 Maya Jasanoff Maya Jasanoff 0 Eric Foner says in an interview that it’s not necessary to remove Confederate statues Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166729 http://hnn.us/article/166729 no author cited no author cited 0 Philip Zelikow says the government should crack down on armed groups of militants Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166723 http://hnn.us/article/166723 Philip Zelikow Philip Zelikow 0 Conservatives complain that a "Pro-gay U.S. embassy features ‘art’ by anti-Trump professor” Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166722 http://hnn.us/article/166722 no author cited no author cited 0 N. D. B. Connolly says Charlottesville showed that liberalism can’t defeat white supremacy Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166704 http://hnn.us/article/166704 N. D. B. Connolly N. D. B. Connolly 0 Historian William I. Hitchcock schools policymakers: Ike never threatened to use nukes in North Korea Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166703 http://hnn.us/article/166703 William I. Hitchcock William I. Hitchcock 0 Ibram X. Kendi asks and answers this question: What would Jefferson say about white supremacists descending upon his university? Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166701 http://hnn.us/article/166701 Ibram X. Kendi Ibram X. Kendi 0 Yale’s Beverly Gage slams Columbia’s Mark Lilla’s polemic in the New York Times Book Review Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166700 http://hnn.us/article/166700 Beverly Gage Beverly Gage 0 NYT’s review of Nancy MacLean’s book, “Democracy in Chains,” ignores the debate about her use of evidence Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166699 http://hnn.us/article/166699 Heather Boushey Heather Boushey 0 Is America Headed for a New Kind of Civil War? Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166696 http://hnn.us/article/166696 no author cited no author cited 0 University of Wisconsin (Madison) professor appointed Joint Chiefs of Staff historian Wed, 23 Aug 2017 17:38:11 +0000 http://hnn.us/article/166693 http://hnn.us/article/166693 no author cited no author cited 0