“A spectre is haunting our time: the spectre of the short term.” This sentence, echoing one of the most influential texts of the modern world, is how historians Jo Guldi and David Armitage begin their own manifesto calling for historians
About a week ago, the Oxford University Press blog published a fascinating post by professors Saladin Ambar (Lehigh University) and Stephen Tuck (Pembroke College, Oxford) on Malcolm X’s 1964 visit to Oxford, where he was invited as guest speaker for the
The February issue includes the 2013 Presidential Address, followed by articles on gender and soldiering in the Mexican-American War, humanitarian responses to the Armenian Genocide, interracial sex in twentieth-century Africa, and Spanish shipping in the Atlantic borderlands during the Second
The American Historical Review invites applications for the position of reviews editor.
The October issue of the American Historical Review is now online, and will soon appear in member’s mailboxes.Below is an excerpt from AHR editor Robert A. Schneider’s article for Perspectives on History.