Summer 2014 Online Issue

Summer 2014 Cover Image: Maurice Prendergast, Opal Sea

AHA Roundtable: Historians Weigh in on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

Historians Weigh in on Hobby Lobby by Allen Mikaelian

Cultural Divisions Take Center Stage by Alonzo Hamby

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all corporations are created equal." by John Fea

Property v. Liberty: The Supreme Court's Radical Break with Its Historical Treatment of Corporations by Ruth H. Bloch and Naomi R. Lamoreaux

Birth Control and Hobby Lobby by Jean Baker

AHA Roundtable: National Security Archive v Central Intelligence Agency

Introduction by Allen Mikaelian

CIA's Draft History of the Bay of Pigs: The Inside Story by Ken McDonald

Black Holes in the Predecisional Universe: Agencies Gain a New Justification for Secrecy by Nate Jones

Cuban Memory Wars by Michael J. Bustamante


A History of the Persian Language at the Exhibit A Thousand Years of the Persian Book by Shatha Almutawa


A Little Spying between Friends: Historical Reflections on the American-German Espionage Imbroglio by Keith R. Allen

Revising Nixon in DC: Nixon Foundation Still Campaigning by George Derek Musgrove


Teaching Undergraduates: A Conversation in Brooklyn by Elaine Carey, Sara Haviland, Eric Platt, Sarah Shurts, and Emily Tai

AHA Activities

What's in the June AHR? by Robert A. Schneider

On the Cover

 Maurice Prendergast's Mer d'Opale (Opal Sea).

Maurice Prendergast's Mer d'Opale (Opal Sea), which he painted between between 1907 and 1910.

Credit: Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection