News & Publications

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The American Historical Review is the flagship journal of the AHA and the journal of record for the historical discipline in the United States, bringing together scholarship from every major field of historical study.


Perspectives on History is the newsmagazine of the AHA and is the principal source for news and information about the discipline of history. Since 1962, Perspectives has promoted our work by publishing articles and commentary on all aspects of the historical discipline.

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AHA News & Announcements

Stay up to date with the latest AHA activity supporting history and historical thinking in public life.

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History in Focus Podcast

Go behind the scenes with the American Historical Review as we explore the who, what, how, and why of doing history in the 21st century.

Teaching & Learning

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K–12 Education

The AHA strives to ensure that every K–12 student has access to high quality history instruction. We create resources for the classroom, advise on state and federal policy, and advocate for the vital importance of history in public education.

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Undergraduate Education

Teaching and learning are at the foundation of the AHA’s mission to promote historical thinking in public life. What do students learn in undergraduate history courses? How and why are history majors so successful in a variety of careers?

Graduate Education

Many historians will pursue graduate training at some stage in their career. To meet the needs of both students and graduate programs, the AHA creates resources, provides platforms, and convenes conversations about student success from application to completion.

Upcoming Events

Community & Careers

The AHA brings together historians from all specializations and all work contexts, embracing the breadth and variety of activity in history today.

About the AHA

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About Us

Incorporated by Congress in 1889, the American Historical Association promotes historical work and the importance of historical thinking in public life.

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Promote your publications, products, and services to historians by advertising in one of the AHA’s publications, exhibiting at our annual meeting, or renting the AHA’s mailing list for your own direct-mail campaigns.

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Your support is vital to our efforts to promote historical work and the importance of historical thinking in public life.