Lauren MacIvor Thompson | Mar 16, 2023Public discussions often fail to acknowledge the nuance of abortion’s history, a fact made painfully clear in last year's US Supreme Court decision.
Clay Risen | Mar 15, 2023Too many journalists misunderstand the uses of history, and historians bear some responsibility.
Journalists and Historians
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Edward Muir | Mar 14, 2023Historians cannot ignore the impact of journalism on their craft.
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L. Renato Grigoli | Mar 13, 2023Journalists don’t often get the best press from historians, and not without reason. The study and practice of history is built on the particularity an...
Laura Ansley | Jan 18, 2023From relocating the editorial offices to big updates within its pages, the American Historical Review is looking to the future.
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Brian Quinn | Apr 7, 2022Two sessions at AHA22 gathered book editors to offer advice on academic publishing.
Search Terms Up for Debate
Tina Gross | Feb 15, 2022Librarians have worked to remove offensive, stigmatizing, and racist language from the Library of Congress Subject Headings for nearly a century.
Diffusion as Dilution?
James H. Sweet | Jan 24, 2022How do recent digital evolutions in academic production relate to the tried-and-true scholarly monograph?
Laura Ansley | Dec 7, 2021As Perspectives enters its 60th year, we're making some changes to improve accessibility.