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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.

  • Niall Ferguson Vs. Robert Skidelsky

    by Niall Ferguson

    The economics historian Niall Ferguson says Robert Skidelsky, biographer of Keynes, was wrong about the British economy and should admit it.

  • Slate inaugurates a history of slavery

    America's defining institution, as told through the lives of nine enslaved people. Enroll in the college course you wish you'd taken, learning from acclaimed historians and writers, alongside Slate's Jamelle Bouie and Rebecca Onion.

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