Tag Archives: the historian’s craft

How the (history) sausage is made: Fun with grad school orals

Still mad busy with orals studying, my friends. I have a *bit* more for you today, though. I figured I’d show you a little bit of the process that goes into studying for those kinds of exams in grad school, at least for me! Now, it’s different for everybody. At some schools for some professors, […]

William L. Shirer, The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler, and Me

I’m introducing something new this Friday, my friends. I call them ‘quickshot’ book reviews. Rather than full, exhaustive book reviews, these will concentrate on specific aspects of a single book and how they relate to me, meaning they’ll be fairly short—hence the name, “quickshot” J The first review will be on William L. Shirer’s The […]