Africa

  • Africa's Deep History Goes to Philadelphia

    AHA Activities, Annual Meeting, Perspectives Daily

    Akin Ogundiran | Dec 1, 2022

    Do you want to update your syllabus on early African history? Are you interested in learning about new findings in Africa’s cultural history? Do you w...
  • Art as Historical Method

    AHA Activities

    Mark Philip Bradley | Oct 11, 2022

    Identity, colonial legacies, and recovering knowledge are all showcased in the latest issue of the AHR.
  • Louis E. Wilson (1939–2022)

    In Memoriam

    Daniel Horowitz | Sep 30, 2022

    Louis E. Wilson, historian of Africa and African Americans, died on July 10, 2022. 
  • Is History History?

    From the President

    James H. Sweet | Aug 17, 2022

    When historians concede to discuss the past with the terms of the present, they abandon the skill set that makes them historians.

Most Recent

  • AHA Member Spotlight: Norman Etherington

    Matthew Keough | Jun 22, 2022

    Norman Etherington is an emeritus professor at the University of Western Australia. He lives in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, and...
  • Empires, Families, and Engaged History

    Mark Philip Bradley | Apr 28, 2022

    Questions of empire, race, family, and knowledge production weave throughout the articles in the latest AHR issue.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Donna A. Patterson

    Matthew Keough | Apr 22, 2022

    Donna A. Patterson is a professor and chair of the Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy at Delaware State...
  • Finding Our Roots?

    James H. Sweet | Mar 22, 2022

    DNA tests have become popular tools to rediscover lost ties to the past, but the links they forge do not...
  • New Year, Fresh Look

    Mark Philip Bradley, Manuel Martinez Alvarenga, Marlena Boswell, Isti Bhattacharya, Miguel Cruz-Díaz, Justin Hawkins, Brian Quinn, and Thomas Stephens | Feb 23, 2022

    The latest issue of the journal has been completely redesigned and introduces the AHR History Lab.
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