Asia/Pacific

  • James Z. Gao (1948–2021)

    In Memoriam

    Jeffrey Herf | Dec 29, 2021

    James Z. Gao, professor of modern Chinese history at the University of Maryland, College Park, died on October 26, 2021, at the age of 73.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Judith Vitale

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Dec 10, 2021

    Judith Vitale is a lecturer within the Department of History at the University of Zurich.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Eiko Maruko Siniawer

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Nov 5, 2021

    Eiko Maruko Siniawer is the Class of 1955 Memorial Professor of History at Williams College.
  • Yü Ying-shih (1930–2021)

    In Memoriam

    Shao Dongfang | Oct 28, 2021

    Yü Ying-shih, Gordon Wu '58 Professor of Chinese Studies emeritus and professor emeritus of East Asian studies and history at...

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  • AHA Member Spotlight: Samuel Yamashita

    Matthew Keough | Aug 27, 2021

    Samuel Yamashita is the Henry E. Sheffield Professor of History in the Department of History, Pomona College, in Claremont, California.
  • From Water and Radicalism to Archival Friendships

    Mark Philip Bradley | Aug 25, 2021

    The September issue of the American Historical Review showcases the chronological, methodological, and spatial reach that has become a hallmark...
  • Nurturing the Remarkable Energy of History

    Ashley E. Bowen | Aug 24, 2021

    Meet Mark Philip Bradley, who started a five-year term as editor of the American Historical Review in August.
  • Paralympic Pioneer

    Dennis Frost | Aug 23, 2021

    With six decades of history, Japan's Paralympic roots run far deeper than most people realize. 
  • The Phantom Olympics

    Paul Droubie | Jul 21, 2021

    Japan's decision to forfeit hosting the 1940 Olympic Games was the result of conflicting ideological impulses at the core of its Olympic bid. 
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