Perspectives Summer Columns
Storming through Research
Aura S. Jirau | Jul 19, 2018Hurricane María left no part of Puerto Rico untouched. How did it impact historians?
Origins of an Atrocity
Matthew Bowser | Jun 25, 2018What are the historical roots of Islamophobia in Myanmar?
Announcing the Winners of the 2018 AHA Summer Blog Contest
Kritika Agarwal | May 31, 2018The AHA is pleased to announce the winners of our 2018 Summer Blog Contest: Matthew Bowser, Chelsea Denault, and Aura S. Jirau.
Want to Write for the AHA?
Kritika Agarwal | Mar 27, 2018Aspiring graduate student bloggers can now apply for the 2018 AHA Summer Blog Contest. Bloggers can select and write about...
Wrapping Up the 2017 AHA Today Summer Blog Contest
Kritika Agarwal | Aug 21, 2017The 2017 AHA Today Blog Contest winners, Bridget Keown and Bernard C. Moore, share some final thoughts on producing a blog series from their research.
Caught between a Rock and a Hyrax
Bernard C. Moore | Aug 3, 2017Bernard Moore on what the history of vermin control in Namibia can tell us about rural agriculture, capitalism, and white-black labor relations.
“I Am Certainly Having a Most Wonderful Experience”: Finding Women’s Expressions of Suffering in Personal Writings
Bridget Keown | Jul 27, 2017For Bridget Keown, the letters of a voluntary nurse exemplify how difficult it was for women to express the suffering they endured during WWI.
“Vermin are Like Weeds in Your Garden”: Fences, Poisons, and Agricultural Transformation in Colonial Namibia
Bernard C. Moore | Jul 20, 2017“Ongediertes is soos onkruid in jou tuin. Elke jaar moet jy weer van nuuts af begin skoonmaak.”[Vermin are like weeds...
“To Save Her Sister’s Soul”: Uncovering a Nurse’s Trauma in WWI Britain
Bridget Keown | Jul 13, 2017One of the most challenging aspects of studying the case notes of women treated for war trauma is that I...
Gendered Treatments of Trauma during the First World War
Bridget Keown | Jun 21, 2017“Patient has an anxious frightened and distressed expression . . . is unhappy and emotional . . . .” During...