When the Birds Go Silent
Manuel Martinez Alvarenga, Marlena Boswell, Isti Bhattacharya, Miguel Cruz-Díaz, Justin Hawkins, Brian Quinn, and Thomas Stephens | Nov 24, 2021The latest issue of the AHR features articles on environmental history, African history, and digital history, among other topics.
AHA Member Spotlight: Lisa M. Fine
Matthew Keough | Nov 19, 2021Lisa M. Fine is chair and professor of history at Michigan State University. She lives in East Lansing, Michigan, and...
Tara Mulder | Oct 27, 2021Roses in the ancient Mediterranean were a vital ingredient in gynecological treatments.
Marguerite Nguyen | Oct 21, 2021From North Vietnam to South Vietnam to Louisiana, Vietnamese in New Orleans have been faced with repeated displacements—which continued due to environmental disasters.
Extreme Spaces and New Frontiers
Rebecca L. West | Sep 13, 2021Read about the 2021-22 recipients of the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History, the Fellowship in Aerospace History, and...
Vyta Pivo | Sep 2, 2021In studying the concrete manufacturing communities of the Lehigh Valley, Vyta Pivo used ethnography to add new layers to her understanding of the worker experience.
Big Mouth Billy Bass
Sherri Sheu | Aug 26, 2021Billy Bass might be considered mere kitsch, but dismissing this singing fish would ignore some critical linkages between culture and environment.
From Water and Radicalism to Archival Friendships
Mark Philip Bradley | Aug 25, 2021The September issue of the American Historical Review showcases the chronological, methodological, and spatial reach that has become a hallmark...
We Are Part of Nature
Matthew Plishka | Aug 5, 2021Multispecies political ecology can help environmental historians reveal how nonhuman species can shape the world.
Can Plants Help Us to Understand COVID-19?
Matthew Plishka | Jul 12, 2021Many of the same mistakes and oversights that we see in human disease control today were made in the early 20th-century fight against Panama Disease.