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June 2016 Issue

Latest Issue: June 2016 - Vol. 121, No. 3

In This Issue

The June issue features four full-length articles, ranging from the early modern Hispano-Atlantic world of black saints to the 1944 Liberation of Paris and its aftermath, as well as a review essay on recent trends in the history of food. The issue also contains six featured reviews and our regular book review section. We continue our effort to alert readers to potential digital resources for research and teaching in a feature inaugurated in the April issue, "Digital Primary Sources." Read more...

In Back Issues

By the time you read this, there is a good chance that one of the candidates for the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) election in November will be Mary Lou Bruner, the retired East Texas teacher who believes that President Obama once worked as a gay prostitute. As the Texas Freedom Network reports, Bruner's views on American history remain a bit unreconstructed. For example, she insists that revisionist history books "do not mention" the real causes of the Civil War, namely that "Lincoln and the North were forcing the South to pay most of the Tariff taxes." Nevertheless, "Lincoln blamed the war on the mean people from the South who refused to free their slaves," she writes. Read more...

Featured Articles

"After Death, Her Face Turned White: Blackness, Whiteness, and Sanctity in the Early Modern Hispanic World ," Erin Kathleen Rowe

"Entangled States: The Translocal Repercussions of Rural Pacification in China, 1869-1873," Melissa Macauley

"Baltimore Teaches, Göttingen Learns: Cooperation, Competition, and the Research University," Emily J. Levine

"Capturing the Moment, Picturing History: Photographs of the Liberation of Paris," Catherine E. Clark


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