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  • Herbert Sloan (1945–2022)

    Mark C. Carnes | Mar 30, 2023

    Historian Herbert Sloan died on October 23, 2022.
  • George C. Herring (1936–2022)

    Robert K. Brigham and Kyle Longley | Mar 30, 2023

    George C. Herring, historian of the Vietnam War and US foreign relations, died on November 30, 2022.
  • Held

    Lauren MacIvor Thompson | Mar 16, 2023

    Public discussions often fail to acknowledge the nuance of abortion’s history, a fact made painfully clear in last year's US Supreme Court decision.
  • Not Just Native Sovereignty

    Noah Ramage | Mar 1, 2023

    Some have seen Haaland v. Brackeen as a test for the US Supreme Court’s willingness to legislate from the bench.
  • The Ghost of Ash Lawn

    Mariaelena DiBenigno | Feb 27, 2023

    James Monroe’s Highland is haunted—but not as the public imagines it.
  • Trading on Justice

    Mark Philip Bradley | Feb 22, 2023

    The latest AHR issue includes slavery and reparations, histories of the 19th century, and new approaches to transnational history.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Charlene J. Fletcher

    Matthew Keough | Feb 17, 2023

    Charlene J. Fletcher is an affiliate faculty in Africana studies and curatorial director at Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis and Conner...
  • Sonoran Soundscapes

    Alyssa Kreikemeier | Feb 2, 2023

    The clash between public lands held for conservation and used by the US military often comes down to one thing: noise.
  • John W. Shy (1931–2022)

    Ira Gruber | Jan 31, 2023

    John W. Shy, professor emeritus of history at the University of Michigan and a leading authority on Anglo-American military history,...
  • Trees and the College Campus

    Elizabeth Stice | Jan 30, 2023

    The tree has become an essential symbol of college life.

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