Cultural History

  • The 20-Sided Die

    Everything Has a History

    Ian Tonat | Nov 29, 2022

    From basements to Fifth Avenue boutiques, the 20-sided die represents the rise of all things geek in contemporary culture.
  • Townhouse Notes

    From the Editor

    Leland Renato Grigoli | Nov 8, 2022

    The monsters under your bed are newer—and older—than you might think.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Casey R. Olthaus

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Nov 4, 2022

    Casey R. Olthaus is an assistant English teacher at Kyoto Prefectural Sagano Senior High School. She lives in Kyoto, Japan,...
  • R. Keith Schoppa (1943–2022)

    In Memoriam

    Thomas R. Pegram, Elizabeth Schmidt, and Matthew Mulcahy | Oct 31, 2022

    R. Keith Schoppa, professor emeritus at Loyola University Maryland, died on June 27, 2022.

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  • AHA Member Spotlight: Monica J. Stenzel

    Matthew Keough | Oct 21, 2022

    Monica J. Stenzel is a history instructor and the director of the Sustainability Center at Spokane Falls Community College. She...
  • Art as Historical Method

    Mark Philip Bradley | Oct 11, 2022

    Identity, colonial legacies, and recovering knowledge are all showcased in the latest issue of the AHR.
  • Cultivating History

    Yota Batsaki and Julia Fine | Sep 20, 2022

    Plants can cultivate links among geographies, periodizations, and subfields, all while providing a strong vector for classroom engagement.
  • The Peach Tree

    Robert Antony | Aug 30, 2022

    From their wood to their fruit, peach trees form a powerful guard against evil in Chinese folklore.
  • Is History History?

    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.
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