Research

  • Expanding the Genre

    News

    Laura Ansley | Oct 22, 2020

    In 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”

    Perspectives Daily

    Jon Grinspan | Oct 19, 2020

    The 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

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Oct 16, 2020

    Young Richard Kim is an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He lives in Oak Park, Illinois,...
  • Soundtracks of Sisterhood

    Features

    Bonnie J. Morris | Oct 14, 2020

    As we approach the 50-year anniversary of women's music, the archivist of Olivia Records reflects on the movement.

Most Recent

  • Townhouse Notes

    Ashley E. Bowen | Oct 13, 2020

    Should we be drawing a finer distinction between digital distribution and digital investigation in history?
  • #WeWantMoreHistory

    Greg Downs, Hilary N. Green, Scott Hancock, and Kate Masur | Oct 9, 2020

    Civil 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, 2020

    Building a digital world raises questions about privileging the accuracy of small details at the expense of portraying larger historical themes. 
  • Research-Led Digitization

    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, 2020

    The White House was unprepared for the chaos in the chain of command created by the near assassination of President Reagan in 1981.
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