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  • Buried Treasures

    Elyse Martin | Nov 25, 2019

    While working on his first book,Untimely Ruins: An Archaeology of American Urban Modernity, 1819–191...
  • Secrecy Prevails as Declassification Slows

    Allison Miller | Nov 19, 2019

    A stinging new report details problems and potential solutions in getting the history of US foreign relations to the public.
  • Advocacy Briefs

    Devon Reich | Nov 8, 2019

    In letters and amicus briefs, the AHA promoted academic freedom and historical knowledge in September and October.
  • High School Students Lobby Congress—and Win

    Ethan Ehrenhaft | Oct 31, 2019

    Amid a resurgence of white nationalism, New Jersey high schoolers seek justice through federal bill releasing civil rights cold cases to the public.
  • Advocacy Briefs

    Devon Reich | Oct 3, 2019

    The history discipline faces threats from many corners. Find out what the AHA is doing to stop them.
  • Fashion Forward: Dress in the Age of Jane Austen

    Elyse Martin | Sep 30, 2019

    Following the thread of historical dress in Jane Austen's archive reveals truths universally acknowledged about dress in Regency era England.
  • Communication Revolution

    Zoë Jackson | May 14, 2019

    On the 50th anniversary of the first computer-to-computer message, scholars say there’s more to internet history than ARPANET.
  • Data Overload

    Seth Denbo | May 7, 2019

    Web archives often contain so much data that historians must develop new technical skills and knowledge in order to use them.
  • Advocacy Briefs

    Devon Reich | Apr 15, 2019

    Since February, the Association has urged attention and action on a number of issues affecting historians.
  • Reexamining Amritsar

    Kritika Agarwal | Apr 9, 2019

    A new book challenges what we think we know about the British Raj’s bloodiest massacre.
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