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    Laura Ansley | Jan 20, 2022

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    Leland Renato Grigoli | Jan 13, 2022

    Leland Renato Grigoli, the new editor, introduces himself and gives his perspective on history.
  • Eric Weitz (1953–2021)

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    Jeremy Adelman | Dec 29, 2021

    Eric Weitz, a historian of Germany and global human rights, passed away on July 1, 2021.
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    Matthew Keough | Dec 2, 2021

    Russell Spinney is a high school history teacher and independent historian at the Thacher School.

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  • Arthur Mitzman (1931–2021)

    Michael Seidman | Nov 30, 2021

    Arthur Mitzman, intellectual and cultural historian of late modern Germany and France, died at age 89 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
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    Alix E. Harrow, Suzanne Marie Litrel, and Laury Silvers | Nov 16, 2021

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    Elizabeth A. R. Brown, John Monfasani, Aithné Bialo-Padin, Edmund Clingan, Clarence J. Hall Jr., Emily Sohmer Tai, and Gilmar Visoni | Oct 28, 2021

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    Tara Mulder | Oct 27, 2021

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    Suzanne Marchand | Sep 30, 2021

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