Political History

  • Liu Kwang-Ching (1921–2006)

    In Memoriam, Long Overdue

    Don C. Price | Jan 31, 2023

    This Long Overdue tribute honors historian Liu Kwang-Ching, who died on September 28, 2006.
  • Looking Back

    AHA Activities

    Mark Philip Bradley | Dec 27, 2022

    The latest AHR features the 1619 Project, W. E. B. Du Bois, transnational history, and the history of ideas.
  • Hope and Despair

    From the President

    Edward Muir | Dec 14, 2022

    In his first column, president Edward Muir examines the place of hope in history.
  • America's Nuclear Sponge

    Perspectives Daily

    Taylor Rose | Dec 12, 2022

    Preventing construction of a nuclear complex on the Nevada–Utah border brought together an unexpected coalition.

Most Recent

  • Putin's Past

    William Partlett | Dec 7, 2022

    Authoritarians have often grounded their claims to power in a version of history. Why?
  • Art as Historical Method

    Mark Philip Bradley | Oct 11, 2022

    Identity, 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, 2022

    Henry J. Tobias, historian of Russia and American Jewish life, died on March 28, 2021. 
  • Louis E. Wilson (1939–2022)

    Daniel Horowitz | Sep 30, 2022

    Louis E. Wilson, historian of Africa and African Americans, died on July 10, 2022. 
  • Sovereignty Is Not So Fragile

    Noah Ramage | Aug 2, 2022

    Though historians have long accepted tribal termination, recent jurisprudence leads Noah Ramage to question this assumption.

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