The National History Center’s newsletters and Reinterpreting History book series published by the Oxford University Press.

June 28th, 2011

Environmental History As A Way Forward

Is environmental history our best hope for the future? This question, posed by Patricia Nelson Limerick (Center for the American West) in a conversation with Christof Mauch (Rachel Carson Center), ignited plans for a more in-depth discussion about the future of the field. The resulting invitation-only workshop, which co-sponsored by the National History Center, the […]

October 5th, 2009

New Books In History Podcast of Atlantic World Book

The National History Center has entered into a partnership with New Books In History , which audiocast interviews with historians discussing their latest research and writing. New Books In History The first in the series offered in conjunction with the New Books in History, focuses on the the Reinterpreting History books, published by Oxford University […]

August 7th, 2009

Making Sense of the Vietnam Wars Reviewed

The first volume of the Reinterpreting History series, published by Oxford University Press, received a great book review in the latest volume of the Journal of American History (volume 96, issue 1). The volume, entitled Making Sense of the Vietnam Wars: Local, National, and Transnational Perspectives is edited by Mark Philip Bradley and Marilyn B. […]

May 15th, 2009

Center Opens an “E-Store”

The National History Center has opened a virtual E-store with the help of In the E-Store, the books recommended from the various programs run by the Center are listed by topic and available through Amazon for purchase.  By buying books through the National History Center’s e-store, you can help support the programs the Center […]

January 26th, 2009

“The Role of the History Major in Liberal Education” Report Turned into a AHA Pamphlet

The National History Center partnered with the American Historical Association to publish its report for the Teagle Foundation on “The Role of the History Major in Liberal Education” into a pamphlet for the AHA. The pamphlet, entitled The History Major and Undergraduate Liberal Education, is the report prepared by the National History Center’s working group […]

January 26th, 2009

Second Volume in “Reinterpreting History” Focuses on Atlantic History

The second volume in the “Reinterpreting History” series is now available. Atlantic History: A Critical History  is edited by Jack P. Greene, Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities, Johns Hopkins University, and Philip D. Morgan, Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University. This book offers an incisive look at how interpretations of the Atlantic world have changed […]

February 27th, 2008

Reinterpreting History: How Historical Assessments Change over Time

This series of books is published by Oxford University Press. Each volume focuses on a historical topic that has been substantially reinterpreted as a result of recent scholarship. The series is designed to offer students and the public a better understanding of how and why historical thinking changes. The first book in the series is Making […]