Economic History

  • Russell R. Menard (1941–2023)

    In Memoriam

    Matthew Mulcahy and David Ryden | Mar 4, 2024

    Russell R. Menard, professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota and a pioneering member of the Chesapeake School, passed away on November 16, 2023.
  • Ngo Vinh Long (1944–2022)

    In Memoriam

    Douglas Allen | Oct 2, 2023

    Ngo Vinh Long, internationally renowned antiwar historian, died in Bangor, Maine, on October 12, 2022. He joined the Department of...
  • Teaching and Pedagogy

    AHA Activities

    Mark Philip Bradley | Sep 18, 2023

    The AHR looks at pedagogy, Indigenous histories, revolution, the Cold War, the role of AI in historical practice, and more.
  • Startup Imperialism

    Perspectives Daily

    Arinn Amer | Aug 31, 2023

    A re-examination of the Age of Exploration may have more than a little to teach us about modern venture capitalists.

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  • Peggy K. Liss (1927–2023)

    Margaret R. Hawkins | Jun 16, 2023

    Peggy K. Liss, a historian of Spain, Latin America, and transatlantic empires, died on March 17, 2023, at 95 years of age.
  • Antiglobalism and the Transnational

    Mark Philip Bradley | Apr 26, 2023

    The June issue of the American Historical Review includes articles on Chinese oyster fishers, the International Monetary Fund, and more.
  • Herbert Sloan (1945–2022)

    Mark C. Carnes | Mar 30, 2023

    Historian Herbert Sloan died on October 23, 2022.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Meng Zhang

    Matthew Keough | Mar 17, 2023

    Meng Zhang is an assistant professor of history at Vanderbilt University. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and has been a member since 2016.
  • Robert L. Tignor (1932–2022)

    Heather J. Sharkey | Feb 28, 2023

    A pathbreaking historian of modern Africa, the Middle East, and the world, and beloved mentor to generations of students, Robert...

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