Historians are writing only in reference to human subjects and human problems.
Novak guides readers onto a brief sojourn into the past where they can look forward at what our own society might have been.
This syllabus brings together key themes, readings, sources, and questions about the history of migration to and from Canada, offering a resource to educators and students, and valuable historical context for contemporary debates.
The move beyond exploring traditional archival material, which privileges the voices of the literate and often the powerful, towards the collection of oral history, has been an exciting development in historical scholarship.
Our goal is to provide resources for educators at all levels to help navigate the often fraught terrain of teaching Indigenous content.
In another twist of othering, medievalists have also been grappling with the deeply disturbing tendency of white supremacists and their allies on the far right to usurp medieval imagery.
Historians are human beings, flawed creatures who struggle after the good in diverse ways. Like Charles Waterton, sometimes they get the balance very wrong, and other times they get it right.
If enough people seek it out, sensitive historical tourism could become an important tool that stimulates thoughtful debate and real dialogue in our society.
At the intersection of nature and humanity.
Peace does not simply come into existence when wars end—it is a set of choices, actions, and strategies taken over time which are shaped by prevailing political, economic, and social factors.