Political History

  • Staughton Lynd (1929–2022)

    In Memoriam

    Carl Mirra | Apr 28, 2023

    Legendary activist, historian, and labor lawyer Staughton Lynd died on November 17, 2022, from multiple organ failure.
  • Roger Daniels (1927–2022)

    In Memoriam

    Jonathan van Harmelen | Apr 28, 2023

    On December 9, 2022, Roger Daniels died in Seattle, Washington, shortly after his 95th birthday.
  • Antiglobalism and the Transnational

    AHA Activities

    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.
  • Presidential Records Act

    AHA Online, Perspectives Daily

    Laura Ansley | Apr 6, 2023

    With the collection and preservation of presidential records in the news, a panel of historians and archivists discussed how and...

Most Recent

  • AHA Member Spotlight: Edward L. Holt

    Matthew Keough | Mar 31, 2023

    Edward L. Holt is an assistant professor and interim department chair at Grambling State University. He lives in Ruston, Louisiana,...
  • 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.
  • István Deák (1926–2023)

    Dominique Kirchner Reill | Mar 30, 2023

    Historian István Deák died on January 9, 2023.
  • Blessed Are the Peacemakers

    James Graham Wilson | Mar 22, 2023

    Without Mikhail Gorbachev’s unusual decisions, the end of the Cold War might have looked very different.
  • 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.

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