Author: Brittany Gataveckas
Brittany is a researcher, writer, and consultant working in the Greater Toronto Area. She holds a PhD from McMaster University and her research interests include gender history, human rights, and philanthropy.
One of the most persistent questions that historians ask themselves and each other has to do with significance: why does a specific event, person, or idea matter? Determining significance is important because, despite what you learn in elementary school or see depicted in the media, the study of history is not just about memorizing dates […]