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  • Consistently Evolving


    Adam M. Howard and Kristin L. Ahlberg | Sep 20, 2021

    In the 160 years since a Congressional request led to the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the project’s...
  • Extreme Spaces and New Frontiers

    AHA Activities

    Rebecca L. West | Sep 13, 2021

    Read about the 2021-22 recipients of the J. Franklin Jameson Fellowship in American History, the Fellowship in Aerospace History, and...
  • The Professor as a Primary Source

    Perspectives Daily

    Julianne Johnson | Sep 9, 2021

    In telling students about her experiences on September 11, 2001, Julianne Johnson makes herself the primary source—and demonstrates the interplay of history, testimony, and memory.
  • Biography’s Occupational Hazards

    From the President

    Jacqueline Jones | Sep 8, 2021

    As a biographer, Jacqueline Jones found herself wondering how she should deal with aspects of her subject's life that left her baffled, even mystified.

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  • Cement Talks

    Vyta Pivo | Sep 2, 2021

    In 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, 2021

    Billy Bass might be considered mere kitsch, but dismissing this singing fish would ignore some critical linkages between culture and environment. 
  • Abstract and Ill Informed

    Jacqueline Jones | Aug 12, 2021

    Critical race theory provides insights into why achieving the ideals enshrined in the Founders' declaration that "all men are created...
  • We Are Part of Nature

    Matthew Plishka | Aug 5, 2021

    Multispecies political ecology can help environmental historians reveal how nonhuman species can shape the world.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Barbara L. Tischler

    Matthew Keough | Jul 27, 2021

    Barbara L. Tischler is a lecturer in the Black Male Initiative program at Empire State College, State University of New...

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