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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Teaching: the bread and butter of the professional historian

Op-Ed Columnist Dr. Jodi Burkett discusses the importance of teaching for historians and argues that it complements rather than detracts from research.

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The Problem with Plan B: Thoughts on the Jobs Crisis in History

Op-Ed Columnist Leslie Rogne Schumacher weighs in on the debate about the jobs crisis for historians and why pursuing an alternative career is not an option for most graduate students.

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Modern Art, Inc.: Picasso and Modern British Art at the Tate Britain

Op-Ed Columnist Rebecka Black looks into the phenomenon of the “blockbuster” art show and why it demonstrates that our understanding of art is diminishing.

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The Indispensable Junior Partner

Op-Ed Columnist Helene von Bismarck discusses the importance of the British presence in the Middle East to the United States during the 1960s.

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No Place Like Home?

Op-Ed Columnist Michael Talbot investigates the history of tourism in Britain in the wake of the British Government’s “Staycation” campaign for 2012, which urges Britons to spend their holiday money on the archipelago.

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What Lies Beneath the Falklands

Op-Ed Columnist Mark Doyle investigates the long and tangled history between Britain and Argentina as the 30-year anniversary of the Falklands War approaches.

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