A Pardon for Homer Plessy: The Long Arc of “Pernicious” Jurisprudence
From the Executive Director
James Grossman | Jan 25, 2022
At a ceremony on January 5, 2022, the plaintiff in the landmark case Plessy v. Ferguson received a posthumous pardon.
Diffusion as Dilution? History and the Book
From the President
James H. Sweet | Jan 24, 2022
How do recent digital evolutions in academic production relate to the tried-and-true scholarly monograph?
AHA Slogan Contest Winner
AHA Staff | Jan 21, 2022
Drum roll, please!
Shining Lights: Putting the Dark Ages to Rest
Laura Ansley | Jan 20, 2022
In The Bright Ages, Matthew Gabriele and David M. Perry reframe the myth of the Dark Ages.
Tracking the Night Marauder
Nancy Locklin-Sofer | Jan 19, 2022
Tracking a serial killer through eastern Tennessee, one historian uses a cold case to excite her students and focus her own research.
Native TV in 2021
Liza Black | Jan 18, 2022
With the debuts of Rutherford Falls and Reservation Dogs in 2021, Indian Country has finally gotten the shows they have always wanted.
Life at a Cherrywood Table
Peggy Liss | Jan 14, 2022
In writing of her life, Peggy Liss has relied upon objects to organize her memoir.
Leland Renato Grigoli | Jan 13, 2022
Leland Renato Grigoli, the new editor, introduces himself and gives his perspective on history.
Laura Ansley | Jan 12, 2022
Learn about our new editor and his plans for the magazine.