Monthly Archives: March 2007

Peter Novick, That Noble Dream

Novick breaks up the book into four periods: the 1880s through 1910s, WWI and the interwar period, the mid-40s through the mid-60s, and finally, the 60s into the 80s. The “narrative” is that of, in the corresponding time periods, the … Continue reading

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Why design to IE?

So as I was downloading the Sockwave player onto my Internet Explorer, which I haven’t used since I bought this computer except to check how my web pages look on a non-standards-compliant browser, something I asked a couple members of … Continue reading

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Why design to IE?

So as I was downloading the Sockwave player onto my Internet Explorer, which I haven’t used since I bought this computer except to check how my web pages look on a non-standards-compliant browser, something I asked a couple members of … Continue reading

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Natalie Zemon Davis, The Return of Martin Guerre

I personally found Natalie Zemon Davis’s The Return of Martin Guerre quite informative and enjoyable.  I seem to be in the minority within my class, however, as many people seem to feel the book is quite simply not history.  I … Continue reading

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William Cronon, Changes in the Land

Changes in the Land deals with the impact on the ecosystems of New England by Native Americans and colonial British settlers. Cronon’s basic premise is that Native and English populations viewed the land and its use in fundamentally different ways, … Continue reading

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