Political History

  • Grant of the Week: PEN America Free Expression Essay Competition

    Alana Venable | Mar 28, 2022

    PEN America is now accepting submissions for the Free Expression Essay Competition. 
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Richard D. Driver

    Matthew Keough | Mar 3, 2022

    Richard D. Driver is an associate professor of history at McLennan Community College. He lives in Hewitt, Texas, and has been a member since 2014.
  • New Year, Fresh Look

    Mark Philip Bradley, Manuel Martinez Alvarenga, Marlena Boswell, Isti Bhattacharya, Miguel Cruz-Díaz, Justin Hawkins, Brian Quinn, and Thomas Stephens | Feb 23, 2022

    The latest issue of the journal has been completely redesigned and introduces the AHR History Lab.
  • James Z. Gao (1948–2021)

    Jeffrey Herf | Dec 29, 2021

    James Z. Gao, professor of modern Chinese history at the University of Maryland, College Park, died on October 26, 2021, at the age of 73.
  • Charles Grier Sellers Jr. (1923–2021)

    Daniel N. Gullotta and David A. Hollinger | Dec 29, 2021

    Charles Grier Sellers Jr. died on September 24, 2021, at the age of 98.
  • Martin J. Sherwin (1937–2021)

    Gregg Herken | Dec 29, 2021

    Martin J. Sherwin died on October 6, 2021, of complications from lung cancer.
  • Eric Weitz (1953–2021)

    Jeremy Adelman | Dec 29, 2021

    Eric Weitz, a historian of Germany and global human rights, passed away on July 1, 2021.
  • When the Birds Go Silent

    Manuel Martinez Alvarenga, Marlena Boswell, Isti Bhattacharya, Miguel Cruz-Díaz, Justin Hawkins, Brian Quinn, and Thomas Stephens | Nov 24, 2021

    The latest issue of the AHR features articles on environmental history, African history, and digital history, among other topics.
  • Athan G. Theoharis (1936–2021)

    Jeanne Theoharis | Sep 30, 2021

    Athan G. Theoharis, professor emeritus of history at Marquette University, died on July 3, 2021, at the age of 84.
  • Katherine B. Aaslestad (1961–2021)

    Suzanne Marchand | Sep 30, 2021

    On April 24, 2021, we lost Katherine B. Aaslestad, pioneer in the social and political history of the Napoleonic era, to ovarian cancer.
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