R. Keith Schoppa (1943–2022)
Thomas R. Pegram, Elizabeth Schmidt, and Matthew Mulcahy | Oct 31, 2022R. Keith Schoppa, professor emeritus at Loyola University Maryland, died on June 27, 2022.
Art as Historical Method
Mark Philip Bradley | Oct 11, 2022Identity, colonial legacies, and recovering knowledge are all showcased in the latest issue of the AHR.
Kathleen L. Lodwick (1944–2022)
Anthony E. Clark | Sep 30, 2022Kathleen L. Lodwick, professor emerita of at Penn State University, died on July 7, 2022.
The Peach Tree
Everything Has a History
Robert Antony | Aug 30, 2022From their wood to their fruit, peach trees form a powerful guard against evil in Chinese folklore.
“Two Separate Societies, Divided by Color”
Trishula Patel | Aug 9, 2022The diverse casting of the Netflix series Bridgerton raises questions about a fictional version of the past without colonialism.
AHA Member Spotlight: John D. Wong
Matthew Keough | Jun 9, 2022John D. Wong is an associate professor at the University of Hong Kong. He lives in Hong Kong and has been a member since 2012.
Empires, Families, and Engaged History
Mark Philip Bradley | Apr 28, 2022Questions of empire, race, family, and knowledge production weave throughout the articles in the latest AHR issue.
Maya K. Peterson (1980–2021)
Brendan Karch | Mar 31, 2022Maya K. Peterson, a pioneering environmental historian of central Asia and associate professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz,...
Jonathan Spence (1936–2021)
Kenneth Pomeranz | Mar 31, 2022Jonathan Spence, a pathbreaking historian of China and former AHA president, died on December 25, 2021.