Today is the 45th anniversary of the signing, in China, of the "Shanghai Communiqué," the first of three agreements that
http://www.berkshirepublishing.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/BP5CynthiaBrown2_podcast.mp3 Cynthia Stokes Brown discusses how she teaches big history in this episode of Berkshire Bookworld. As she discussed
http://www.berkshirepublishing.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/BP4CynthiaBrown1_podcast.mp3 Cynthia Stokes Brown, a professor and popular author, explains how she came to write about Big History in
I have a new sympathy for the historians I’ve worked with over the years, people who spend their time in archives and agonize over footnotes. They want to get the facts right, and I can now see that our easy acceptance of anecdotal information as historical fact is troubling. Was Valerie Eliot, as she claimed, on the school playing field when a German plane flew over in 1943?