Review: Hollywood Hates Hitler!

Yogerst, Chris. Hollywood Hates Hitler! Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2020. 234pp. $25.00 Paperback. Chris Yogerst’s Hollywood Hates Hitler! Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures examines the 1941 Senate investigation and hearings over alleged warmongering by Hollywood leading up to America’sContinue reading “Review: Hollywood Hates Hitler!”

Review: Knowing About Genocide

Savelsberg, Joachim J. Knowing About Genocide: Armenian Suffering and Epistemic Struggles. Oakland: University of California Press, 2021. 264pp. $34.95 Paperback. “A Meaning Which Overflows the Object’s Use”: Joachim J. Savelsberg’s Knowing About Genocide In Knowing About Genocide: Armenian Suffering and Epistemic Struggles, Joachim J. Savelsberg (2021) explicates what contemporary Turkish media has derogatorily identified as a “recognitionContinue reading “Review: Knowing About Genocide”

Call for External Reviewers (2022)

We are delighted to announce that we are extending our call for external reviewers! The Past Tense Editorial Board relies on external reviewers for our anonymous peer review process. The feedback we receive from reviewers is instrumental in determining the acceptance of articles for publication. The majority of external review work will take place between February andContinue reading “Call for External Reviewers (2022)”

Volume 9 Now Available!

We are thrilled to share the ninth volume of Past Tense Graduate Review of History. Volume 9 features two articles that raise thought-provoking questions about the connections between commerce, colonialism, and the marginalization of women and children. Ruby Guyot’s article examines a range of tourist guidebooks written for white American tourists travelling to Cuba inContinue reading “Volume 9 Now Available!”

Review: The Brethren

McConville, Brendan. The Brethren: A Story of Faith and Conspiracy in Revolutionary America. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2021. 304 pp. $29.95 Hardback. As historians seek to uncover the diverse voices of the American Revolution, many have turned their attention to the role of religious identity in the American war for independence. While scholarsContinue reading “Review: The Brethren”

Review: Schooling the System

Aladejebi, Funké. Schooling the System: A History of Black Women Teachers. Rethinking Canada in the World 8. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2021. 304pp. $37.95. Pbk. Funké Aladejebi’s Schooling the System: A History of Black Women Teachers offers much-needed insight into the world of black female educators in Canada from 1940-80. Aladejebi addresses a gap withinContinue reading “Review: Schooling the System”

Review: Taming Cannabis

Guba, David A., Jr. Taming Cannabis: Drugs and Empire in Nineteenth-Century France. Intoxicating Histories 1. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2020. 384pp. $37.95. Pbk.   Faced with persistent homelessness, pervasive crime, and dogged Algerian resistance, why have North American governors, the Philippine state, and the French Empire pinned their troubles on drugs? Because drugs create a dividing line between usContinue reading “Review: Taming Cannabis”

New Podcast Alert: Off-Campus History

Ever wonder what a historian would have to say about that movie, video game, or museum? Well, look no further! On each episode of Off-Campus History, join Louis Reed-Wood (PhD candidate at the University of Toronto) for a conversation with a fellow historian about a public representation of the area of history that they study.Continue reading “New Podcast Alert: Off-Campus History”