History 297

Immigrant Women

Donna Gabaccia’s Immigrant Women: Nowhere at Home?, explores the reasons why the studies of immigrant women are compiled in a myriad of interdisciplinary fields and independent disciplines. However, these fields and disciplines of immigrant women face more marginality and less visibility. To explain why this has happened Gabaccia goes through Read more…

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History 297

Hypen Nation

        Chapter one of Roots Too, Hyphen Nation explores the notion of ‘ethnicity’  and its effect on American culture over time. The author first uses the presidency of John F. Kennedy in demonstrating and glamorizing ‘ethnicity’ in the American society. The author states, “There was nothing “un-American” Read more…

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History 297

Military Histories Old and New

            Robert M. Citino’s Military Histories Old and New: A Reintroduction talks about the change from ‘old’ to ‘new’ military history. Citino describes ‘old’ military history as a narrow battlefield analysis, while ‘new’ military history is described as an interface between war and society. The transition from ‘old’ to ‘new’ Read more…

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History 297

Uses of History

        The question of what is history’s use is hard question to answer for some people.  To those that are able to answer it, see that history tells us what we need to know about our future. On the other hand, to other people it means that Read more…

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History 297

Historical Awareness

            Historical Awareness is a term that loosely means that we (the public) are historians. History like memory is constantly recording, organizing, and understanding data that gives us our identity over time. It also means that history can be skewed and distorted from its actual Read more…

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