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The Power of the Past in American Consciousness and the Fight over History Curricula


The current flap over the right wing politics of Mary Lou Bruner, who is seeking the Republican nomination for the District 9 seat on the Texas State Board of Education, brought to mind the longer-standing debate over the nature of … Continue reading

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Special Issue of “OAH Magazine of History” Published on the “History Wars”


In the January 2013 issue of the Organization of American Historians Magazine of History published an issue dedicated to “History Wars.” The issue focuses on the periodic, and quite distinctive, conflicts concerning history that breaks out in the seemingly broad … Continue reading

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