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Wrapping Up the 2016 AHA Today Summer Blog Contest

This summer, three history graduate students presented their research on subjects as varied as plantation architecture, gift exchange between Muslims and Christians in the early modern Mediterranean, and Reconstruction politics in Mississippi on the pages of AHA Today. Our bloggers talked about the challenges of doing research—from studying decrepit buildings with little or no historical […]

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AHA Member Spotlight: Carin Berkowitz

Carin Berkowitz is the director of a center and fellowship program for the history of science at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. She lives in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, and has been a member since 2014. She’s the author of the recently published Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reform (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2015).

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Trans-ing History on the Web: The Digital Transgender Archive

When College of the Holy Cross professor K.J. Rawson first imagined what would become the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA), he had in mind something fairly simple: a collection of finding aids that would solve a problem he’d faced himself as a researcher—the difficulty of figuring out “where transgender-related materials are held.” The collection Rawson envisioned […]

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