More Than 1,000 New History PhDs in 1999

The bar chart by Robert Townsend is based on data tabulated from dissertations listed in Warren F. Kuehl, Dissertations in History (Univ. of Kentucky Press, 1965, for 1873–1960; and 1972, for 1960–70; and ABC-CLIO, 1985, for 1970–80) and in the AHA’s annual Directory of History Departments and Organizations, for the period 1980 to date.


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