From the Editor

  • Foucault’s Pendulum and Other Prophetic Texts

    Leland Renato Grigoli | Jul 20, 2022

    Perspectives editor Leland R. Grigoli unpacks the difficulties in talking to those who think they already know.
  • Dirtbag Historicism

    Leland Renato Grigoli | Jun 8, 2022

    Why can't historians make headway in countering abuses of historical fact?
  • Townhouse Notes

    Leland Renato Grigoli | Apr 5, 2022

    Perspectives invites pitches for two thematic threads that will stretch across the 2022–23 magazine issues.
  • Townhouse Notes

    Leland Renato Grigoli | Mar 9, 2022

    When current events stress you out, reading lots of 700-year-old legal documents can be just the thing you need to relax.
  • Townhouse Notes

    Leland Renato Grigoli | Feb 7, 2022

    Finding one's subject relevant to contemporary events is both a curse and a blessing. How do historians navigate these troubled waters?
  • Townhouse Notes

    Leland Renato Grigoli | Jan 13, 2022

    Leland Renato Grigoli, the new editor, introduces himself and gives his perspective on history.
  • Townhouse Notes

    Laura Ansley | Dec 7, 2021

    As Perspectives enters its 60th year, we're making some changes to improve accessibility.
  • Townhouse Notes

    Laura Ansley | Nov 4, 2021

    Historical romance novels are one way that history reaches the public that we should recognize and celebrate.
  • Townhouse Notes

    Ashley E. Bowen | Oct 4, 2021

    Navigating a career transition, even a desired move into a new field, can be distressing and isolating.
  • Townhouse Notes

    Ashley E. Bowen and Olivia Ricche | Sep 7, 2021

    The Perspectives author pool is slightly more diverse than the AHA's membership, but content skews to covering the United States, current events, and public history.

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