William Partlett | Dec 7, 2022Authoritarians have often grounded their claims to power in a version of history. Why?
Richard Herr (1922–2022)
Martin Jay and Paula Fass | Nov 30, 2022Richard Herr, professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, died on May 29, 2022.
The Short Telescope
Simon P. Newman | Oct 27, 2022American universities are not the only ones who must confront legacies of the slave trade.
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.
Henry J. Tobias (1925–2021)
Daniel C. Snell | Sep 30, 2022Henry J. Tobias, historian of Russia and American Jewish life, died on March 28, 2021.
The Sarajevo Assassination That Didn’t Happen
Paul Miller-Melamed | Sep 14, 2022What is the historical significance of an event that wasn’t?
“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: Lorraine Daston
Matthew Keough | Jul 21, 2022Lorraine Daston is a historian of science and director emerita at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science,...
AHA Member Spotlight: Norman Etherington
Matthew Keough | Jun 22, 2022Norman Etherington is an emeritus professor at the University of Western Australia. He lives in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, and...
AHA Member Spotlight: Dennis J. Dunn
Matthew Keough | May 26, 2022Dennis J. Dunn is a Regents and University Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Texas State University. He lives in San Marcos,...