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Nature’s Past Canadian Environmental History Podcast Episode 20 Available

Episode 20 The 1918-1919 Influenza Epidemic in Winnipeg: February 27, 2011 [audio: http://niche-canada.org/files/sound/naturespast/natures-past20.mp3][46:04] Toward the end of the Great War, Canadians were struck by the most devastating influenza epidemic in the young country‚Äôs history. More than 50,000 Canadians succumbed to this virulent strain of influenza that swept the globe in […]


How to Use Digitized Historical Primary Sources in the Classroom: An Experiment in “Scientific History”

Last December, Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange claimed that his organization had coined a new type of journalism called “scientific journalism”. According to Assange, “[s]cientific journalism allows you to read a news story, then to click online to see the original document it is based on. That way you can judge […]