Historians Criticized as Often AWOL From Public Debate Over ‘War on Terror’

“… Participants in a panel discussion held here last weekend, at the annual conference of the American Historical Association, said historians’ relative silence about today’s policies stems not from agreement, but from trends in their field that have discouraged their scholarly peers from becoming actively involved in public debates …” (more)

[Peter Schmidt, Chronicle of Higher Education, 12 January]

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