The Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry at the University of Virginia School of Nursing is inviting applications for the 2022 Barbara Brodie History Fellowship. The Barbara Brodie Nursing History Fellowship, a postdoctoral award, is open to nurses engaged in historical scholarship that advances the field of nursing history.
Americans love cows. The United States possesses an entire economic sector geared for rearing, feeding, slaughtering, shipping, and eating the big-eyed ruminants.
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What can the study of a commodity tell us about past societies and historical change? Judging from the growing literature on the history of commodities, one thing seems safe to say: some historians believe that quite a bit.