The History Teacher
Volume 50, No. 2
Front Matter | Back Matter
THE CRAFT OF TEACHING
Using Innovative Sources
How Many Sources Do I Need?
by Leah Shopkow
Facing the Dragon: Teaching the Boxer Uprising Through Cartoons
by Ariane Knüsel
Popular Culture as Historical Text: Using Mass Media Sources to Teach American History
by Benjamin J. J. Leff
Using Innovative Textbooks
A Call for Unitary History Textbook Design in a Post-Conflict Era: The Case of Lebanon
by Rida Blaik Hourani
NOTES AND COMMENTS
Choosing Values: Toward an Ethical Framework in the Study of History
by Roger Peace
Full Reviews Section
Andrews, Gordon P., Wilson J. Warren, and James P. Cousins. Collaboration and the Future of Education: Preserving the Right to Think and Teach Historically
by Melissa Archibald
Clune, Lori. Executing the Rosenbergs: Death and Diplomacy in a Cold War World
by Christopher Foss
Cottrell, Robert C. Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll: The Rise of America's 1960s Counterculture
by Nathan Rosenberger
Lawrence, Tim. Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983
by Alan Parkes
Silverman, David J. Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America
by Garrett Wayne Wright
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167 Contributors to The History Teacher
309 Questionnaire for Potential Reviewers
310 Membership/Subscription Information
312 Submission Guidelines for The History Teacher
ADVERTISERS IN THIS ISSUE
254 Society For History Education: Celebrating 50 Years
298 Association for Asian Studies: Teach About Asia, Learn About Asia
Rida Blaik Hourani received her Ph.D. in Education from The University of Melbourne. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the Emirates College for Advanced Education and Division Head of Arts and Humanities. Teaching at both the B.Ed. and M.Ed. levels, her research focuses on social studies, sociology of education, school management, and leadership and school reform.
Ariane Knüsel received her Ph.D. from the University of Zurich, Switzerland in 2012. She was a Lecturer in modern history at the University of Zurich from 2010-2016 and has been teaching history at the Kantonsschule Baden since 2010. Knüsel has published widely on Western relations with China, was a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, as well as a Swiss Scholar at the Wilson Center, and is currently Senior Researcher at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Benjamin Leff is a Social Studies Teaching Associate at University Laboratory High School in Urbana, Illinois, where he has taught since 2012. He received his A.M. in American History from Brown University in 2007. He currently teaches world history as well as the course "Race, Class, and Gender in Twentieth-Century American Popular Culture."
Roger Peace took up teaching in the second part of his working life, the first part being devoted to peace and justice community organizing. He taught U.S. and world history courses at the community college level for seventeen years, and is currently an independent scholar. He received his Ph.D. in American foreign relations from Florida State University in 2007. He is the author of A Call to Conscience: The Anti-Contra War Campaign (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012).
Leah Shopkow holds a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from the University of Toronto. Her work on medieval historical writing, written with different premises from those of modern history, drew her to history pedagogy and the History Learning Project (HLP), which was awarded a Spencer and Teagle Foundations grant. She has published SoTL articles on Decoding the Disciplines with the HLP and independently, and has collaborated with Arlene Díaz on Threshold Concepts.