Expanding the Genre
Laura Ansley | Oct 22, 2020In You Never Forget Your First, Alexis Coe breaks away from hagiography to craft a biography of George Washington that appeals to new audiences.
“If Anybody Says Election to Me, I Want to Fight”
Jon Grinspan | Oct 19, 2020The election of 1876 can shed light on how the nation's political institutions operate during a crisis of democracy.
AHA Member Spotlight: Young Richard Kim
Matthew Keough | Oct 16, 2020Young Richard Kim is an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He lives in Oak Park, Illinois,...
Soundtracks of Sisterhood
Bonnie J. Morris | Oct 14, 2020As we approach the 50-year anniversary of women's music, the archivist of Olivia Records reflects on the movement.
Ashley E. Bowen | Oct 13, 2020Should we be drawing a finer distinction between digital distribution and digital investigation in history?
Greg Downs, Hilary N. Green, Scott Hancock, and Kate Masur | Oct 9, 2020Civil War historians took to the streets, parks, and visitor centers to demand better, more nuanced history during the first #WeWantMoreHistory day of action.
Accuracy and Authenticity in a Digital City
Anne Sarah Rubin | Oct 7, 2020Building a digital world raises questions about privileging the accuracy of small details at the expense of portraying larger historical themes.
Ellen Feingold and Leigh Gardner | Oct 6, 2020"Money and Exchange in West Africa" used a research-led digitization process to expand access to both museum objects and academic research.
Who Is in Control?
Jeremi Suri | Oct 5, 2020The White House was unprepared for the chaos in the chain of command created by the near assassination of President Reagan in 1981.