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Chomsky on MisEducation
Chomsky, Noam; edited and introduced by Donald Macedo
Chomsky critiques the education system and discusses what education could be like in a democratic society.
Connexions Library: History Focus Page
Selected articles, books, documents and other resources on historical topics.
Culture of Complaint: The Fraying of America
Propaganda-talk, euphemism, and evasion are so much a part of American usage today that they cross all party lines and ideological divides. The art of not answering the question, of cloaking unpleasan...
Democracy Against Capitalism
Wood, Ellen Meiksins
Wood provides a brilliant explication and defense of the key theoretical concepts relevant to socialism, understood to be the most radical social and economic democracy.
Falsifying History and Ourselves: Anti-Democratic Propaganda in the Classroom
Contrary to the views promoted by FHAO, the true facts about Germany during the Holocaust show that 1) working class Germans fought the Nazis; 2) anti-Semitism did not come from ordinary people; and 3...
Germany and Britain: Memory and Myopia
Ernst Barlach was one of Germany's great expressionist artists of the early twentieth century. A virulent nationalist in the run-up to the First World War, Barlach found that his experience of the Wes...
Getting Started on Social Analysis in Canada: Third Edition
Czerny, Michael; Swift, Jamie
See also CX2933.
The Great Transformation: The political and economic origins of our time
Polanyi analyzes the social and political upheavals that took place in England during the rise of the market economy. Polanyi contends that the modern market economy and the modern nation-state should...
Historical method: Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The historical method comprises the techniques and guidelines by which historians use primary sources and other evidence to research and then to write histories in form of accounts of the past.
Letters from Lexington: Reflections on Propaganda
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory: Preservation as subversion: Do grassroots archives have a future?
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27). G...
On Active Service in War and Peace: Politics and Ideology in the American Historical Profession
A well-documented attack on the American historical profession for its rabid anti-radicalism and its complicity in American imperialism.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 16, 2014: Arms Trade
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Topic of the week is the Arms Trade. Featured resources include The No-Nonsense Guide to the Arms Trade, an article on Israel's War Business, and the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade. A new feature ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 17, 2017: Collective Memory and Cultural Amnesia
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Our society is obsessed with the short-term present. It devalues memory and the past. But there are those who do remember, and who work to preserve and share our collective memory. But they have to co...
Ragpicking Through History: Class Memory, Class Struggle and its Archivists
Our current conjuncture invites a renewed rethinking of two historical imaginaries: first, what is class memory? To ask this question is really to reopen a discussion on what is class struggle – and, ...
Rebels, Reds, Radicals: Rethinking Canada's Left History
McKay looks at the history of the left in Canada as a series of experiments in "living otherwise" -- efforts to work out ways of life and thought strategically opposed to the prevailing liberal-capita...
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
History & Policy
History & Policy: * Demonstrates the relevance of history to contemporary policymaking * Puts historians in touch with those discussing and deciding public policy today * Increases the influence of...
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
From Cave Paintings to the Internet
Chronological and Thematic Studies on the History of Information and Media.
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The Historikerstreit ("historians' quarrel") was an intellectual and political controversy in West Germany about the way the Holocaust should be interpreted in history.
History Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to history in the Sources directory for the media.
Eric Hobsbawm 1917-2012
Historian in the Marxist tradition with a global reach
Kettle, Martin; Wedderburn, Dorothy
The historian Eric Hobsbawm dies at 95.
In Praise of the Telescopic Perspective: A Reflection on Living Through Turbulent Times
Perspective to lift the blinders of our cultural moment
Maria Popova has found solace in taking a more telescopic view - not merely on the short human timescale of her own life, looking back on having lived through a Communist dictatorship and having seen ...
Truth, Lies, and History