Institutional Subscriptions to AHA Publications


Rates and Info

Note: The information on this page is intended for Institutional/Library subscriptions. Please visit the individual members section for information on individual subscriptions. For departments and organizations, please visit the Department and Organization Services Program page.

American Historical Review

Since 1895, the Review has been the major journal of record for the historical profession in the United States—the only journal that brings together scholarship from every major field of study. The Review is published five times a year (in February, April, June, October, and December). Review volumes are published by the calendar year.

Institutional Subscriptions

From July 2012 The American Historical Review has joined Oxford University Press. Beginning with the October 2012 issue, new content will be available at Oxford Journals.

Institutional subscribers will receive 2013 renewal notices from OUP beginning in July 2012. The journal will also be included in the Oxford Journals Digital Archive in 2013, making all issues back to volume 1, issue 1 available to institutional Archive subscribers.

From the 1st of July, subscribers should contact Oxford Journals directly with any access queries or other issues relating to their subscription. Contact details can be found here.

Back Issues

Single copies of the AHR are available through Oxford University Press, here.

Institutional subscribers through the Oxford University Press  now have full access to the online version (all articles and book reviews) of the American Historical Review, including both current issues and the archive of back issues going back to 1895.

Access to American Historical Review (articles only) prior to 2008  is available through JSTOR.

Perspectives on History

Over the past decade, Perspectives on History has become the national news monthly of the historical profession, providing articles and commentary on important people, events, and trends—including museum exhibitions, film, and teaching. Perspectives on History also includes the most comprehensive current listings of employment openings in academia. Perspectives on History is published nine times a year, monthly except in the summer.

Subscribing: This publication is available through a Perspectives on History subscription ($65 per year (nine issues) for domestic subscribers, $85 foreign. Contact the membership office) or through the Department and Organization Services Program.

Single copies of Perspectives on History are $8 each and can be ordered from the membership office.

The AHA Annual Meeting Program

The AHA's annual meeting is held each year in early January. The Program contains details on sessions, affiliated society events, the book exhibit, and the Job Center. It is distributed to members by mail in October before the January meeting. The Program is available with a subscription to Perspectives on History or by single-copy order of $7 through the membership office.

Library Subscription Rates

Perspectives on History is published nine times a year (monthly from September to May) and is available as a free-standing subscription to institutions. The price is $65 per year (nine issues) for domestic subscribers, $85 foreign and will continue to include the Association's annual meeting program published each October.

American Historical Review - Oxford University Press now publishes the American Historical Review for the AHA. Click here for institutional rates.

Contact Us

If you have further questions or need additional information, please contact AHA's membership department:

American Historical Association
Pamela Scott-Pinkney
Membership Department
400 A St. SE
Washington, DC 20003-3889

(202) 544-2422, ext. 115 (phone)
(202) 544-8307 (fax)