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Why study History?

An essay written by Peter Stearns, Professor of History and Provost at George Mason University.  Prof. Stearns is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Social History, which he founded in 1967.  The JSH is one of the most often-cited historical journals in the United States.


How much is a bachelor’s degree in History worth?

A recent report by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce finds that U.S. History majors are the highest earners in the humanities.


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Deneil Hill lecture May 27



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