Economic History

  • Research-Led Digitization

    Features

    Ellen Feingold and Leigh Gardner | Oct 6, 2020

    "Money and Exchange in West Africa" used a research-led digitization process to expand access to both museum objects and academic research.
  • Are You Better Off than You Were Four Years Ago?

    Features

    Margaret O’Mara | Sep 10, 2020

    How we define and discuss "the economy" reveals political priorities and imperatives of historical moments, including our own.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Siegfried H. Sutterlin

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Jul 30, 2020

    Siegfried H. Sutterlin is a former senior Fulbright scholar in Europe and retired historian, having been professionally associated with seven...
  • Simeon J. Crowther (1943–2019)

    In Memoriam

    William Weber | Apr 16, 2020

    Simeon J. Crowther, a leader in the effort to expand the role of teaching in the activities of the AHA,...

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  • AHA Member Spotlight: Gladys McCormick

    Matthew Keough | Sep 13, 2019

    Gladys McCormick is an associate professor in history and the Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-US Relations at...
  • Rewarding Risk

    Kathleen Day | Apr 3, 2019

    Deposit insurance was meant to stop bank runs. But by generating unwarranted confidence in the banking system, it creates danger.
  • Antonio Calabria (1941–2018)

    John Jeffries Martin | Jan 11, 2019

    Professor Antonio Calabria died at his home in San Antonio, Texas, in early October 2018.
  • Misdirected Rage

    Matthew Bowser | Aug 9, 2018

    Economic stress and political upheaval have been historically responsible for Islamophobia in Myanmar.
  • Rules of Trade

    Dane Kennedy | Jul 20, 2018

    President Trump calls international trade rules “unfair” to the United States. Do historians agree?
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