Episode 34: Twitterstorians

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Although many assume that historians are stuck in the past, social media has revolutionized the ways in which historians engage with the public. Twitter has become an especially powerful platform, causing #twitterstorians, #vastearlyamerica, #everythinghasahistory as well as countless other subfield-specific hashtags to go viral among history lovers. Host John Fea shares his own experience with being a historian on twitter. They are joined by Princeton professor and popular twitterstorian, Kevin Kruse (@KevinMKruse). 

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