approaches

  1. J

    Recent academic approaches to the origins of the Civil War

    I've been working on a project for a history course on recent methodologies employed by academic Civil War historians I'm giving in a few months. I have my own ideas about this but I was wondering if you've read at least one of the three books I'm discussing (all written in the past 10 years)...
  2. Mandate of Heaven

    US Debt Ceiling Deadline Approaches

    While the effects of the partial government suspension are starting to be felt, one thing's for sure: The budget stalemate woes would pale in comparison to the fallout from an impasse over the debt ceiling. The financial markets are already starting to get the jitters over the prospect of a...
  3. riotbeard

    Foucault and theoretical approaches to history

    As an undergrad, I double majored in both history and English, and most of my cultural theory grounding comes from literary studies. As I am about start my MA/PhD coursework in history, I am wondering why historians have been generally so reluctant to take more theoretical approaches to the...
  4. F

    population approaches global stability

    How accurate would the logistic equation be for world population( human)? If human population could be modeled using the logistic equation, then at some point, the population of the world would eventually hit an absoluate limit of the carrying capacity of earth. Before we reach that point, i...