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Volume XXXVI Spring 2011 Fall 2011
Volume XXXVII Spring 2012 Fall 2012
Volume XXXVIII Spring 2013
Fall 2013
Volume XXXIX Spring 2014
Fall 2014
Volume XL Spring 2015
Fall 2015

 

Volume XXXVI, Number 1, Spring 2011

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"EDDIE AND US," OR REFLECTIONS ON A CLASS PROJECT TO COMMEMORATE A FALLEN SOLDIER OF THE GREAT WAR
by Graham Broad
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USING THE STUDENT RESPONSE SYSTEMS (CLICKERS) IN THE HISTORY CLASSROOM
by Thomas Britten
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BEATING THE ODDS: SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION IN INNER-CITY DETROIT
by Julie Anne Taylor and Karen Thomas-Brown
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A TEACHING NOTE: INCORPORATING POPULAR CULTURE INTO A HISTORY CLASSROOM
by Ron Briley
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A TEACHING NOTE: USING GAMES TO BRING A CLASSROOM TO LIFE
by Yvette Ganoe and Douglas Bryant
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Teaching with On-Line Primary Sources: Documents from the National Archives
DOCSTEACH.GOV FROM THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES
by Michael Hussey
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Film Review
56/50: AMERICAN DOCUMENTARIES OF THE HUNGARIAN REVOLUTION AND WAR OF INDEPENDENCE OF 1956
by Tibor Glant
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Book Reviews  
Beeman, Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution, by Scott Merriman
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Watson, Freedom Summer: The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy, by Ron Briley
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Ikenberry, ed., American Foreign Policy: Theoretical Essays, by Matthew A. Redinger 47
Goldin and Katz, The Race Between Education and Technology, by Kelly A. Woestman 49
Joes, Victorious Insurgencies: Four Rebellions That Shaped Our World, by Robert Blackey 50
Lepore, The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle over American History, by Richard L. Hughes 51
Liu, The Silk Road in World History and Ropp, China in World History, by Christopher Cumo 53
Hoffer, The Caning of Charles Sumner: Honor, Idealism and the Origins of the Civil War, by Mary Ellen Pethel 54
Crosswell, Beetle: The Life of General Bedell Smith, by Stephen A. Bourque 55

 

Volume XXXVI, Number 2, Fall 2011

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SPEAK THAT I MAY SEE THEE, OR THE ELEMENTS OF EFFECTIVE LECTURING
by J.M. Anderson
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THE CASE FOR CATAPULTS IN THE CLASSROOM: EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN MEDIEVAL HISTORY
by Jason Hardgrave
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SOLVING PROBLEMS BY CREATING PROBLEMS: BUILDING COHERENCE IN HISTORY THROUGH INQUIRY
by David Neumann
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Teaching with On-Line Primary Sources: Documents from the National Archives
FINDING PRIMARY SOURCES: USING THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES' NEW "ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESS" SYSTEM
by Sara Schlanger, Meredith Doviak, and Michael Hussey
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Book Reviews  
Hamburg, Preventing Genocide: Practical Steps Toward Early Detection and Effective Action, by Phillip A. Cantrell 100
Golden, Central Asia in World History, by Christopher Cumo 101
Williams, America's Beginnings: The Dramatic Events That Shaped a National's Character, by William H. Mulligan, Jr. 102
Aldridge III, Becoming American: The African American Quest for Civil Rights, 1861 to 1976, by S. Rex Morrow 103
McManus, Choices and Chances: A History of Women in the U.S. West, by Joyce Thierer 104
Grantham and Maxwell-Long, Recent America: The United States Since 1945, by Carl Schulkin 105
Johns, Vietnam's Second Front: Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War, by Christopher C. Lovett 106
Doyle, The Enemy in Our Hands: America's Treatment of Prisoners of War from the Revolution to the War on Terror, by David Livingstone 108
Kyvig and Marty, Nearby History: Exploring the Past Around You, by Gregory Wilson 109
Kirkendall, ed., The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History, by Thomas Percy 110
Zusman, Story Bridges: A Guide to Conducting Intergenerational Oral History Projects, by Thomas Saylor 111

 

Volume XXXVII, Number 1, Spring 2012

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ONE WAY TO TEACH HISTORY THROUGH ARTIFACTS
by Amy Absher
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MAKING SENSE OF IT ALL: THE DEBATE AS UNIT CAPSTONE
by Amanda Lea Miracle
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RECONSTRUCTING THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND THE COMMITTEE OF FIVE FOR DIGITAL NATIVES
by Scott M. Waring
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PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING IN A COLLEGE HISTORY CLASSROOM
by L.M. Stalbaumer-Beishline
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Teaching with On-Line Primary Sources: Documents from the National Archives
"I STILL HAVE NO PEACE," AN AFRICAN AMERICAN WORLD WAR I VETERAN'S LETTER TO PRESIDENT CALVIN COOLIDGE, OCTOBER 16, 1923
by Michael Hussey
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Book Reviews  
Lesh, "Why Won't You Just Tell Us the Answer?" Teaching Historical Thinking Grades 7-12, by Milton Ready 39
Taylor, ed., Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Research, by D'Ann Campbell 40
Wineburg, Martin, and Monte-Sano, Reading Like a Historian: Teaching Literacy in Middle and High School History Classrooms, by Kelly A. Woestmann 41
McKay, et al., Western Society: A Brief History, by Christopher Cumo 42
Seret, World Affairs in Foreign Films: Getting the Global Picture, by Dan Levinson 44
Seeman, The Huron-Wendat Feast of the Dead: Indian-European Encounters in Early North America, by David Arnold 45
Hess, The United States at War, 1941-1945, by Star Nance 46
Hata and Hata, Japanese Americans and World War II, by Daniel Kotzin 48
Fritz, Ostkrieg: Hitler's War of Extermination in the East, by Nathaniel P. Weston 49
Bowers and Greenwood, eds., Passing the Test: Combat in Korea, April-June, 1951, by Marc Schwarz 50
Danver, ed., Popular Controversies in World History: Investigating History's Intriguing Questions, by Steve Blankenship, Bronson Long, Karen Huggin, and Jayme Feagin 51
DVD Review
Let Freedom Swing: Conversations on Jazz and Democracy: A Resource for Teachers Featuring Sandra Day O'Connor and Wynton Marsalis, by Ron Briley 55

 

Volume XXXVII, Number 2, Fall 2012

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"WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK": INTRODUCING CONSTRUCTIVE "BREAKS" INTO HISTORY LECTURES
by Robert Blackey
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FIGHTING THE BATTLE OF CRÉCY: THE ROLE-PLAYING SIMULATION THAT UNLOCKS THE DOOR BETWEEN THE MEDIEVAL AND MODERN WORLDS
by Edward C. Woodfin
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STUDENT HEARTS AND MINDS: TEACHING THE VIETNAM WAR WITH DOCUMENTARY FILM
by Margaret Orelup
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TEACHING NOTE: PROHIBITION FOR THE RELUCTANT LEARNER
by Adam Ingano
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Teaching with On-Line Primary Sources: Documents from the National Archives
"TO LABOR DILIGENTLY": SEARCHING FOR ECONOMIC INDEPENDENCE IN THE POST-CIVIL WAR SOUTH
by Michael Hussey
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Book Reviews  
Strayer, Ways of the World: A Brief Global History with Sources. Volume 2: Since 1500, by Shannon Bontrager 95
von Sivers, Desnoyers, and Stow, Patterns of World History, by Phillip A. Cantrell 96
Pavlac, A Concise History of Western Civilization: Supremacies and Diversities throughout History, by Alyce Miller 98
Peebles, ed., Voices of South Asia: Essential Readings from Antiquity to the Present, by Nirmal Kumar 99
Beezley, Mexico in World History, by Julia L. Sloan 100
Trowbridge, A History of the United States, by Päivi Hoikkala 101
Johnson, Reading the American Past: Selected Historical Documents, by William F. Mugleston 103
Combs, The History of American Foreign Policy from 1895, by Kevin Smith 104
Jennison, Cultivating Race: The Expansion of Slavery in Georgia, 1730-1860, by Dernoral Davis 105
Broussard, Expectations of Equality: A History of Black Westerners, by Lawrence B. De Graaf 106
McGuire and Dittmer, eds., Freedom Rights: New Perspectives on the Civil Rights Movement, by Rachel B. Reinhard 108
Gunn and Faire, eds., Research Methods for History, by Russell Olwell 109
Anderson, The Skinny on Teaching: What You Don't Learn in Graduate School, by Richard L. Hughes 110
Marcus, Stoddard, and Woodward, Teaching History with Museums: Strategies for K-12 Social Studies, by Jeffrey S. Kaplan 111

 

Volume XXXVIII, Number 1, Spring 2013

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PUTTING MORE EDUCATION INTO THE AMERICAN SURVEY 
by Ronald E. Butchart
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SCREENING EARLY MODERN IN THE SURVEY: GLIMPSES OF POLITICS AND INSTITUTIONS THROUGH FILMS       
by Ralph Menning
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CRAFTING HISTORY: ORAL HISTORY PROJECTS, EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING, AND A MEDITATION ON TEACHING AND LEARNING
by George White, Jr.
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TEACHING NOTE: THE ONE-QUESTION QUIZ      
by Anne Hadley Behrend
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Book Reviews  
Brown and Shannon, Going to the Source: The Bedford Reader in American History, Volume 1: To 1877; Volume 2: Since 1865, by Aubrey Underwood 41
Duthie, A Handbook for History Teachers, by Jason M. Yaremko 43
Ludvigsson, ed., Enhancing Student Learning in History: Perspectives on University History Teaching, by Jeffrey S. Cole 44
Blackey, History: Core Elements for Teaching and Learning, by Steven M. George 45
Campbell, Western Civilization: A Global Comparative Approach, Vol. 1: To 1715, by Matthew Maher 47
Campbell, Western Civilization: A Global Comparative Approach, Vol. 2: Since 1600, by Toni Nicholas 49
Goucher and Walton, World History: Journeys from Past to Present, by Joseph Stoll 49
Harris, Lebanon: A History, 600-2011, by Mary Ellen Pethel 50
Rosenberg, ed., A World Connecting: 1870-1945, by Christopher Bumo 51
Jenkins, A History of the United States, by William L. Lindsey 52
West, Family and Freedom: People of Color in the Antebellum South, by Andrew C. Lannen 54
Rees, Industrialization and the Transformation of American Life: A Brief Introduction, by Dan Gilmartin 55

 

Volume XXXVIII, Number 2, Fall 2013

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REMEMBER WHAT, HOW, WHY? LEARNING FROM THE ALAMO IN FILM
by Allen W. Ellis
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A SYSTEMATIC USE OF ORAL HISTORIES TO PROMOTE HISTORICAL THINKING: HISTORICAL THINKING AND THE IRAQ WAR       
by Sarah Drake Brown
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USING THE MARGIN TO TEACH THE CENTER: TEACHING AMERICAN HISTORY THROUGH BLACK WOMEN'S AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
by Tiyi M. Morris
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Teaching with On-Line Primary Sources: Documents from the National Archives

THE RETURN OF THE WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION SHELL GAME: PRESIDENT OBAMA, SYRIA, AND THE WAR POWERS RESOLUTION OF 1973

by Daniel F. Rulli

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Someone You Should Know  

VARIAN FRY: AN ORDINARY AMERICAN WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE

by Stephen Kneeshaw

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A Video Review Essay  

WITNESSES TO THE HOLOCAUST

by Michael Howell

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Book Reviews  
Rampolla, A Pocket Guide to Writing in History, by Christopher A. Molnar 102
Wilson and Conyers, Five Big Ideas for Effective Teaching: Connecting Mind, Brain, and Education Research to Classroom Practice, by Star Nance 103
Williams, The Forensic Historian: Using Science to Reexamine the Past, by Robert Blackey 104
Matter and Smith, From Knowledge to Beatitude: St. Victor, Twelfth-Century Scholars, and Beyond. Essays in Honor of Grover A. Zinn, Jr., by Kimberlee D. Garza 105
Higham and Parillo, eds., The Influence of Airpower Upon History: Statesmanship, Diplomacy, and Foreign Policy since 1903, by Stephen K. Stein 106
McGrath and Martin, The Modernization of the Western World: A Society Transformed, by William B. Whisenhunt 107
Chamberlain, The Global Offensive: The U.S., the Palestine Liberation Organization, and the Making of the Post-Cold War Order, by Kenneth L. Shonk, Jr. 108
Mikhail, ed., Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa, by Jack Seitz 110
Hewitt and Lawson, Exploring American Histories: A Brief Survey with Sources, by Christopher Cumo 111

 

Volume XXXIX, Number 1, Spring 2014

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HEALTH ISSUES AND IMMIGRATION ON ELLIS ISLAND: THE CASE OF CARMELA SATURNINO

Eric Martone

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USING MUSIC TO TEACH LATIN AMERICAN (AND WORLD) HISTORY

Daisy V. Dominguez

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SOME SUGGESTIONS ON HOW TO MENTOR TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Amanda Lea Miracle

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Teaching with On-Line Primary Sources: Documents from the National Archives

"HE ENLISTED TO OBTAIN HIS FREEDOM": SLAVERY AND FREEDOM IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Michael Hussey

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Someone You Should Know  

GOVERNOR RALPH L. CARR OF COLORADO IN THE TURMOIL OF WORLD WAR II AMERICA

Kaoru Yamamoto

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A Video Review Essay, Part 2  

WITNESSES TO THE HOLOCAUST: JEWISH RESPONSES

Michael Howell

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A REVIEW ESSAY  

J.M. ROBERTS AND SUSAN WISE BAUER: TWO GREAT HISTORIANS, TWO DIFFERENT APPROACHES

Chris Edwards

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Book Reviews  
Staley, Computers, Visualization, and History: How New Technology Will Transform Our Understanding of the Past, by Paivi Hoikkala 44
Hutton, Marchand, and Harkness, Many Europes: Choice and Chance in Western Civilization, by Stephanie McCallister 45
Ginzburg, The Cheese and the Worms, the Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller, by Linda S. Frey and Marsha L. Frey 46
Locke, A Letter Concerning Toleration, by Edward L. Bond 47
Stone, The Fascist Revolution in Italy: A Brief History with Documents, by Jodie N. Mader 48
Gwynne, Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History, by Nathan Jennings 50
Henderson, Sidelined: How American Sports Challenged the Black Freedom Struggle, by William F. Mugleston 52

Jones, Hunting in the Shadows: The Pursuit of Al Qa’ida since 9/11, by Erik M. Davis

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Fischer, The Memory Hole: The U.S. History Constitution Under Siege, by Sarah Drake Brown 54

 

Volume XXXIX, Number 2, Fall 2014

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“GENTLEMEN, WHEN THE BARRAGE LIFTS” A REVIEW OF NEW LITERATURE ON THE ORIGINS OF THE GREAT WAR

Christopher C. Lovett

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HISTORY AND THE MOVIES: SOME THOUGHTS ON USING FILM IN CLASS

John Leazer

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RACE, SPACE, AND BICYCLE PEDAGOGY

Grace I. Yeh

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DEVELOPING A CRAFT APPROACH IN HISTORY TEACHING: WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM THE GILDER LEHRMAN INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN HISTORY’S NATIONAL TEACHERS OF THE YEAR

Gordon Andrews

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Book Reviews  
Kelly, Teaching History in a Digital Age, by Amber Bishop and Russell Olwell 103
Turk, Dull, Cohen, and Stoll, Teaching Recent Global History: Dialogues among Historians, Social Studies Teachers, and Students, by Richard L. Hughes 105
Dubois and Garrigus, Slave Revolution in the Caribbean 1789-1804: A Brief History with Documents, by Jodie N. Mader 106
Lashmore-Davies, ed., The Unpublished Letters of Henry St. John, First Viscount Bolingbroke, by Linda Frey and Marsha Frey 108
Clark, The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, by Ralph Menning 109

 

Volume XL, Number 1, Spring 2015

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TWO CHEATPROOF PROJECTS FOR U.S. HISTORY COURSES

Abraham Hoffman

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LIFT, SIFT, PEEL, AND TUNNEL: EMPOWERING UNDERGRADUATES TO EMBRACE LEGAL OPINIONS

Dominic DeBrincat

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A COGNITIVE RATIONALE FOR A PROBLEM-BASED U.S. HISTORY SURVEY

Charles T. Wynn

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THE EDUCATIONAL VALUE OF A TRAVELING MUSEUM

Cathy Mowrern

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Book Reviews  
Black, Introduction to Global Military History, by Nathan Jennings 48
Moyn & Sartori, eds., Global Intellectual History, by Christopher Cumo 45
Finkelman, Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson, by Jeff Broadwater 50
Pastorello, The Progressives: Activism and Reform in American Society, 1893-1917, by William F. Mugleston 52
Adam [sic], The Great American Fraud: A Series of Articles on the Patent Medicine Evil, Reprinted from Collier’s Weekly, by Anita Specht 53
Kaye, The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great, by Charles Pete Banner-Haley 55
Escobedo, From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American Women on the World War II Home Front, by Darin D. 56 Lenz 56

Mitter, Forgotten Ally: China’s World War II, 1937-1945, by Jason Halub

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Lewis, Aydin, & Powell, March (Book One), by Richard Hughes 59
Coll, Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power, by Stuart Peebles 60
Gleijeses, Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria, and the Struggle for Southern Affrica, 1976-1991, by Erik M. Davis 62
Immerman, The Hidden Hand: A Brief History of the CIA, by Stephen K. Stein 63
Rest in Peace: Philip Reed Rulon 64

 

Volume XXXX, Number 2, Fall 2015

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TEACHING HISTORY IN TRANSITION AT FORTY YEARS

Stephen Kneeshaw

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LIFT, SIFT, PEEL, AND TUNNEL: EMPOWERING UNDERGRADUATES TO EMBRACE LEGAL OPINIONS

Dominic DeBrincat

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DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE UNDERGRADUATE ONLINE HISTORY COURSES: AN EXPERIENTIAL MODEL

Michael E. Brooks

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IN DEFENSE OF THE GOLD STANDARD: SOME THOUGHTS ON MICHAEL BROOKS’ ESSAY ON ONLINE TEACHING

Donn Neal

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EATING HISTORY: A UNITED STATES HISTORY PROJECT

Christopher Lewis

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WHAT’S IN YOUR WALLET? ONE WAY TO TRANSFORM RELUCTANT STUDENTS INTO HISTORIANS

Matthew Ridenour

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“I’LL REMEMBER THAT”: ORAL HISTORY, SERVICE LEARNING, AND HISTORICAL UNDERSTANDING

Michael Clinton

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Book Reviews  
Miller, Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology, by Päivi Hoikkala 117
Maloy and LaRoche, We, the Students and Teachers: Teaching Democratically in the History and Social Studies Classrooms, by Star Nance 118
McNeill and Roe, eds., Global Environmental History: An Introductory Reader, by Jason Halub 120
Mengel and Wolverton, eds., Christianity and Culture in the Middle Ages: Essays to Honor John Van Engen, by Brad Purdue 121
Kaplan, John Quincy Adams: American Visionary, by Russell D. James 123
Brigham, ed., The United States and Iraq Since 1990: A Brief History with Documents, by Kenneth L. Shonk, Jr. 124
Dávila, Dictatorship in South America; O’Connor, Mothers Making Latin America: Gender, Households, and Politics Since 1825, by Julia Sloan 126