BROWSE RESOURCES ABOUT ‘2007 Annual Meeting’

  • LISTEN: Download audio David Blight’s Plenary Address at the 2007 AASLH Annual Meeting. Blight says that visiting the historical sites has caused him to think about the difference of memory and history. History is a reasoned reconstruction of the past, rooted in research and tends to be critical and skeptical of human motives and action. […]

  • LISTEN: Download audio In her keynote address at the 2007 AASLH Annual Meeting, Cokie┬áRoberts delivers remarks about history through the use of personal relationships, both benevolent and conflicting. She focuses heavily on the relationships of people of power in politics. She notes particularly on the subject of women’s roles in creating history, but the historical […]

  • Excerpts from the 2007 AASLH Annual Meeting Plenary Address. David Blight says that visiting the historical sites has caused him to think about the difference of memory and history. He says history is a reasoned reconstruction of the past, rooted in research and tends to be critical and skeptical of human motives and action. Memory […]