AHA Member Spotlight: Ross Dunn
Matthew Keough | Oct 3, 2017Ross Dunn is professor emeritus of history at San Diego State University. His research interests include Islamic, African, and world history.
Wrapping Up the 2017 AHA Today Summer Blog Contest
Kritika Agarwal | Aug 21, 2017The 2017 AHA Today Blog Contest winners, Bridget Keown and Bernard C. Moore, share some final thoughts on producing a blog series from their research.
When Historians Collaborate, Scholarship Benefits
Christine Saidi, Catherine Cymone Fourshey, and Rhonda M. Gonzales | Aug 14, 2017Three historians, Christine Saidi, Catherine C Fourshey, & Rhonda M Gonzales, share their experiences with collaboration & its impact on their scholarship.
Caught between a Rock and a Hyrax
Bernard C. Moore | Aug 3, 2017Bernard Moore on what the history of vermin control in Namibia can tell us about rural agriculture, capitalism, and white-black labor relations.
“Vermin are Like Weeds in Your Garden”: Fences, Poisons, and Agricultural Transformation in Colonial Namibia
Bernard C. Moore | Jul 20, 2017“Ongediertes is soos onkruid in jou tuin. Elke jaar moet jy weer van nuuts af begin skoonmaak.”[Vermin are like weeds...
“Dogs Were Our Defenders!”
Bernard C. Moore | Jun 16, 2017An early 20th-century tax on owning dogs played a crucial role in shaping agriculture & labor relations during colonialism in Namibia, argues Bernard Moore.
Killing for Sheep
Bernard C. Moore | Jun 9, 2017Over the course of my research into sheep farming in Namibia during the colonial and apartheid periods (emphasis on 1915–82),...
The “African Personality” Returns: The Controversy over Gandhi at the University of Ghana
Sharika Crawford | Mar 1, 2017On June 13, 2016, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee unveiled a bronze statue of Mohandas K. Gandhi a...
AHA Member Spotlight: Ellen R. Feingold
Matthew Keough | Feb 1, 2017Ellen R. Feingold is the curator of the National Numismatic Collection at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution....
Highlights of the 2017 AHA Annual Meeting Program: Scale and Presidential Sessions
Patrick Manning | Dec 1, 2016The AHA’s annual meeting is the largest and most comprehensive gathering devoted to historical resea...