Social History

  • Life at a Cherrywood Table


    Peggy Liss | Jan 14, 2022

    In writing of her life, Peggy Liss has relied upon objects to organize her memoir.
  • Walter Nugent (1935–2021)

    In Memoriam

    James H. Madison | Dec 29, 2021

    Walter Nugent, a historian of wide-ranging interests and expertise, has died.
  • Eric Weitz (1953–2021)

    In Memoriam

    Jeremy Adelman | Dec 29, 2021

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

    In Memoriam

    Emily Clark | Nov 30, 2021

    Sylvia R. Frey, historian of the American Revolution and the Black Atlantic and professor emerita at Tulane University, died on...

Most Recent

  • Gary B. Nash (1933–2021)

    Robin D. G. Kelley and Carla Gardina Pestana | Nov 30, 2021

    Gary B. Nash, historian of early America and of race in the United States, has died.
  • Buchanan Sharp (1942–2020)

    Marilyn J. Westerkamp and Jonathan F. Beecher | Sep 30, 2021

    Buchanan Sharp, historian of Tudor-Stuart England, died of COVID-19 on December 20, 2020.
  • Irwin Unger (1927–2021)

    Joanne Reitano | Sep 30, 2021

    Irwin Unger passed away on May 21, 2021, at age 94.
  • Muscle Motion

    Natalia Mehlman Petrzela | Sep 29, 2021

    The Chippendales, an all-male striptease show, were a mainstay of 1980s material culture, even appearing in a popular at-home fitness video.
  • Paralympic Pioneer

    Dennis Frost | Aug 23, 2021

    With six decades of history, Japan's Paralympic roots run far deeper than most people realize. 

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