20. Make-Believe History
January 11, 2019
Alanna Shaffer joins us to talk about how, even when telling made-up stories, we can be aware of biases in the way we talk about history. Whose stories get told? Whose get left behind? And what’s our responsibility to our fictional worlds?
- Charity and Sylvia by Rachel Hope Cleves
- The New Map of Empire: How Britain Imagined America before Independence by Max Edelson
- The Cheese and the Worms: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth-Century Miller by Carlo Ginzburg
- Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution by Kathleen DuVal
- A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek by Ari Kelman