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  • James Z. Gao (1948–2021)

    Jeffrey Herf | Dec 29, 2021

    James Z. Gao, professor of modern Chinese history at the University of Maryland, College Park, died on October 26, 2021, at the age of 73.
  • Eric Weitz (1953–2021)

    Jeremy Adelman | Dec 29, 2021

    Eric Weitz, a historian of Germany and global human rights, passed away on July 1, 2021.
  • Walter Nugent (1935–2021)

    James H. Madison | Dec 29, 2021

    Walter Nugent, a historian of wide-ranging interests and expertise, has died.
  • Charles Grier Sellers Jr. (1923–2021)

    Daniel N. Gullotta and David A. Hollinger | Dec 29, 2021

    Charles Grier Sellers Jr. died on September 24, 2021, at the age of 98.
  • Martin J. Sherwin (1937–2021)

    Gregg Herken | Dec 29, 2021

    Martin J. Sherwin died on October 6, 2021, of complications from lung cancer.
  • Portrait of a Man

    Brian Piper | Dec 28, 2021

    This daguerreotype invites us to explore the important history of how people of African descent participated in New Orleans's early photography scene.
  • A Tribute to Leon Litwack

    James Grossman and Waldo E. Martin | Dec 27, 2021

    Leon F. Litwack died on August 5, 2021, at the age of 91.
  • Teacher, Mentor, Coach

    Laura Ansley | Dec 14, 2021

    James H. Sweet, the AHA’s 138th president, shares his goals for his presidential term and reflects how his mentor Colin Palmer shaped his career.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Judith Vitale

    Matthew Keough | Dec 10, 2021

    Judith Vitale is a lecturer within the Department of History at the University of Zurich.
  • Sine Pari

    Troy J. Sacquety and Jared M. Tracy | Dec 9, 2021

    A different take on being a military historian.
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