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Episode 8: Paul K. Longmore

In this latest episode of the podcast, historian Paul Longmore discusses the emerging field of disability history, offering recommendations to historians who are interested in pursuing research about disability. Paul is a Professor of History and Director of the Institute … Continue reading

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Episode 7: John Demos

At the end of this year, John Demos will retire from his position as Samuel Knight Professor of History at Yale University. For the past decade, Professor Demos has offered a course on “Narrative and Other Histories” for graduate students, … Continue reading

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Episode 6, Part 1: Patricia Nelson Limerick

Just for the record, I’d like you to know that I danced plenty in high school, thank you very much. With that off my chest, I do hope that you’ll take a moment to tune in to Patty’s reading of … Continue reading

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Episode 5: Rachel Sarah O'Toole

For those of us engaged in writing history, the practical reality is that we need to secure funding for our efforts. Whether you’re working on your dissertation or are polishing up a book manuscript, Rachel Sarah O’Toole‘s tips for garnering … Continue reading

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Episode 4, Part 2: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

In this second half of her podcast interview, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich offers some favorite slogans besides Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History as she gives advice to aspiring historians. In discussing the challenges of research she advises that “serendipity seldom strikes … Continue reading

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Episode 4, Part 1: Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich reads from her recent book, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History, in this episode of the Making History Podcast. She offers selections from the Introduction as well as examples of Amazons and other female warriors. Following her reading, … Continue reading

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Episode 3, Part 2: Jeff Wasserstrom

This MHP episode offers an informal interview with China historian Jeff Wasserstrom, where he discusses a variety of topics about writing history. He gives advice on publishing book reviews, overcoming writer’s block, and names some of his favorite history books. … Continue reading

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Episode 3, Part 1: Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Episode Three offers a selection from Jeffrey Wasserstrom‘s latest book, China’s Brave New World: And Other Tales for Global Times. Following a reading of the essay “Mr. Mao Ringtones,” Jeff speaks about how he came to write a book of … Continue reading

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Episode 2, Part 2: Martha Hodes

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

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Episode 2, Part 1: Martha Hodes

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

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