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April 2016 Issue

Latest Issue: April 2016 - Vol. 121, No. 2

In This Issue

The April issue includes five full-length articles, ranging from the sixteenth-century Atlantic world to late socialist East Berlin. The issue also contains five featured reviews and our regular book review section. The "In Back Issues" column examines the AHR's treatment of the history of fascism. Read more...

In Back Issues

Since the whiff of fascism is in the air this political season, I thought I would use this edition of "In Back Issues" to explore the AHR's past treatment of this political phenomenon. The earliest use of the term "Fascism" in the pages of the journal came in 1927, in E. E. Sperry's brief review of a revised edition of a modern history text, Europe since 1870 by Raymond Edward Turner (AHR, July 1927, 920-921). Read more...

Featured Articles

"The Transnational and the Text-Searchable: Digitized Sources and the Shadows They Cast," Lara Putnam

"Sugar Machines: Picturing Industrialized Slavery," John E. Crowley

"Maidservants’ Tales: Narrating Domestic and Global History in Eurasia, 1600–1900," Amy Stanley

""The Gesture Speech of Mankind": Old and New Entanglements in the Histories of American Indian and European Sign Languages," Céline Carayon

"Mass Housing, Late Modernism, and the Forging of Community in New York City and East Berlin, 1965-1989," Annemarie Sammartino

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