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American Historical Review – October, 2010

The October issue includes an article on the links between the 17th-century English Revolution and the origins of abolitionism, a piece on the granting of independence to Iraq in 1932, and an AHR Forum on “Intimate Life and Sexuality in Mid-Twentieth-Century France." Article By: Konstantin Dierks and Sarah Knott, acting co-editors of the American Historical Review
October 18, 2010

American Historical Review – June 2010 Online

The June issue of the American Historical Review is now available on-line at the University of Chicago Press website. It includes two articles on food in early modern colonial contexts, a piece on the history of language in official efforts to create a “national language” in Meiji Japan, an analysis of an all but forgotten U.S. congressional act that freed the wives and children of slaves who enlisted in the Union Army during the Civil War, and an AHR Exchange on “The ‘Myth’ of the ‘Weak’ American State.” There are also five featured reviews followed by our normal extensive book review section. “In Back Issues” calls attention to articles and features in the AHR from one hundred, seventy-five, and fifty years ago. Article By: Robert A. Schneider, Editor, American Historical Review

American Historical Review – April 2010 Online

The April 2010 issue of the American Historical Review is now available on-line at the University of Chicago Press webpage (AHA members should log in to access the full content of the April 2010 issue of the AHR online). The issue includes articles on the physicality of Martin Luther and suicide in colonial Africa, and an AHR Forum on aspects of political culture in South Asia. There are also five Featured Reviews along with our normal extensive book review section.  There is also new section, introduced last year: “In Back Issues,” which calls attention to articles and features in the AHR 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago.

American Historical Review – October 2009 Online

The October 2009 issue of the American Historical Review is now on-line at the University of Chicago Press.  It contains two forums, one on “Truth and Reconciliation in History;” the other on “Taylor Branch’s America during the King Years.”  There is also our usual extensive book review section.  In addition, readers will discover something new: Following “In this Issue,” we introduce  “In Back Issues,” an attempt to draw attention to our extensive inventory of articles by taking a look at what was in the AHR 100, 50, and 25 years ago. Article By: Robert A. Schneider, Editor, American Historical Review
October 28, 2009

Is There a Future for Journals in the Humanities?

Discussions about the future of journal publishing in history tend to be driven by speculation, not information. In an effort to place some facts on the table, eight of the largest disciplinary societies in the humanities and social sciences (HSS) pooled financial data for their flagship journals, trying to assess the financial viability of different business models for online publishing of their publications. Article By: Robert B. Townsend