Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Kevin Pierce Presents: Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts (audiobook production and narration)

By Sam Wineburg. Produced and narrated by Kevin Pierce

Since ancient times, the pundits have lamented young people's lack of historical knowledge and warned that ignorance of the past surely condemns humanity to repeating its mistakes. In the contemporary United States, this dire outlook drives a contentious debate about what key events, nations, and people are essential for history students. Sam Wineburg says that we are asking the wrong questions.