We are pleased to announce that a recent article, written by Sarah M.S. Pearsall and published in the October 2013 issue of the American Historical Review, has won the 2014 Jensen-Miller Award offered by the Western History AssociationRead the article

December 2014 Issue

Latest Issue: December 2014 - Vol. 119, No. 5

In This Issue

The December issue contains two standalone articles-one on human rights and indentured labor, the other on science and modern enchantment-along with an AHR Roundtable, "History Meets Biology," consisting of ten essays. There are also five featured reviews along with our usual extensive book review section. Read more...

Featured Articles

"Indian Indentured Labor and the History of International Rights Regimes," Rachel Sturman

"Seeing Things: Science, the Fourth Dimension, and Modern Enchantment," Christopher White

"History Meets Biology ," AHR Roundtable with an introduction which was co-authored by the participants in the roundtable and by Daniel Lord Smail and Philip Ethington, members of the Editorial Board of the American Historical Review, who helped us organize this roundtable and bring it to fruition. We are grateful to Dan and Phil for their participation, help, and advice.

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