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Not Even Past

In 2010, the Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin founded Not Even Past as a way to create a public conversation about history. Authored by university faculty and students, this website features book and film reviews (including assessments of historical portrayals in contemporary popular films), information about recent faculty research, and details about interesting archival...
History Channel: Ask History

Did the Aztec really practice human sacrifice? Who invented the toothbrush? What is the smallest country in the world? Ask History, a blog from the History Channel, answers these questions and hundreds more just like them. If you have ever wondered how fast the world's population is growing, where the dollar sign came from, or when the United States started using time zones, then this fascinating...

This blog, written by Mills Kelly of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, "considers the intersection of digital technologies and history." As the author would likely admit, what that means changes depending on the week. Recent posts have taken on the narrative hegemony of the U.S. World & News Report's college rankings, questions about how history should be written in...
Ultimate History Project

The Ultimate History Project is authored by a range of historical scholars, including public historians, tenured faculty, curators, historical consultants, graduate students, and tour guides. Through engaging articles and short-form essays, the project offers a learning space for both scholars and curious members of the general public. The project was founded in 2012 by Alexandra Lord, Victoria...
Tropics of Meta: Historiography for the Masses

The Tropics of Meta is an interdisciplinary blog that "aims to offer a fresh perspective on history, current events, popular culture, and issues in the academic world." Launched in 2010, Tropics of Meta is authored by a team of scholars and writers and is currently edited by three history scholars: Alex Sayf Cummings, a professor at Georgia State University; Romeo Guzman, a professor at California...