Friday, April 22, 2011

100 Films Reviewed by Historians

From the American Historical Association AHA Today blog:

Can you learn history through movies?. . . .

This idea, that movies can be a teaching tool, has been the theme of the “Masters at the Movies” article series in
Perspectives on History since it began in 2006. Over the past 5 years, 17 historians have reviewed or noted over 100 films, applauding some while questioning the accuracy of others. Today, presented below, we’ve put together a list of the movies they’ve mentioned, and the articles they’ve written.

So get your Netflix queues ready, read these historians’ thoughts on which films to check out (and which to avoid), and start watching
.

Click here to read more at the AHA Today blog and to see the list of movies/articles.

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