Asia/Pacific

  • The Peach Tree

    Everything Has a History

    Robert Antony | Aug 30, 2022

    From their wood to their fruit, peach trees form a powerful guard against evil in Chinese folklore.
  • “Two Separate Societies, Divided by Color”

    Perspectives on Culture

    Trishula Patel | Aug 9, 2022

    The diverse casting of the Netflix series Bridgerton raises questions about a fictional version of the past without colonialism.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: John D. Wong

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Jun 9, 2022

    John D. Wong is an associate professor at the University of Hong Kong. He lives in Hong Kong and has been a member since 2012.
  • Empires, Families, and Engaged History

    AHA Activities

    Mark Philip Bradley | Apr 28, 2022

    Questions of empire, race, family, and knowledge production weave throughout the articles in the latest AHR issue.

Most Recent

  • Maya K. Peterson (1980–2021)

    Brendan Karch | Mar 31, 2022

    Maya K. Peterson, a pioneering environmental historian of central Asia and associate professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz,...
  • Jonathan Spence (1936–2021)

    Kenneth Pomeranz | Mar 31, 2022

    Jonathan Spence, a pathbreaking historian of China and former AHA president, died on December 25, 2021.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Andrew Preston

    Matthew Keough | Mar 18, 2022

    Andrew Preston is a professor of American history at Cambridge University. He lives in Cambridge, United Kingdom, and has been a member since 2000.
  • Bronze Bell

    Paula R. Curtis | Feb 24, 2022

    Large cast bells like the one found in Kyoto’s Tōji temple were a crucial part of everyday life in premodern Japan.
  • New Year, Fresh Look

    Mark Philip Bradley, Manuel Martinez Alvarenga, Marlena Boswell, Isti Bhattacharya, Miguel Cruz-Díaz, Justin Hawkins, Brian Quinn, and Thomas Stephens | Feb 23, 2022

    The latest issue of the journal has been completely redesigned and introduces the AHR History Lab.
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