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My Writing of History class is now reading exemplary histories. In historiography-driven courses, so often the new trumps all. But when a course focuses on history writing, there is a fruitful dialogue between new books and old, often with a different … Continue reading
Are you headed to the AHA Conference in January? If so, these sessions might be of particular interest to us writer-historians: The Promise and Pitfalls of Writing for Readers beyond the Academy Friday, January 2, 2009: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM Nassau … Continue reading
This episode offers a candid discussion with Martha Hodes about the background for her latest book, her daily writing practices, her teaching of experimental history in the classroom, and some advice to graduate students about ‘finding the story’ in their … Continue reading
This episode of Making History Podcast features historian Martha Hodes reading excerpts from her book The Sea Captain’s Wife: A True Story of Love, Race, and War in the Nineteenth Century. Following her reading, Martha discusses various stylistic choices she … Continue reading
By the end of the week I will post part 1 of my podcast interview with historian Martha Hodes. In the meantime, enjoy the offerings at the website for her latest book, The Sea Captain’s Wife.