We are pleased to announce that a recent article, written by Sarah M.S. Pearsall and published in the October 2013 issue of the American Historical Review, has won the 2014 Jensen-Miller Award offered by the Western History AssociationRead the article

October 2014 Issue

Latest Issue: October 2014 - Vol. 119, No. 4

In This Issue

The October issue contains two standalone articles-one on eighteenth-century France, the other on the early American republic-and a four-article AHR Forum on Japan's long twentieth century. Our usual extensive book review section includes six featured reviews and two hundred regular reviews. "In Back Issues" draws attention to articles and features in the AHR from one hundred, seventy-five, and fifty years ago . Read more...

In Back Issues

In the hope of encouraging readers to dip into the long history of scholarship contained in the pages of the American Historical Review (now in the 119th year of its publishing history), and to take advantage of the digital availability of this archive to most readers, the AHR editors offer a look back at issues from one hundred, seventy-five, and fifty years ago. What follows is not a comprehensive survey of the contents of those issues, but rather a glance at some of the articles and other features that might be of interest, or even of use, today. Read more...

Featured Articles

"Isolation and Economic Life in Eighteenth-Century France, " Emma Rothschild

"Join with Heart and Soul and Voice': Music, Harmony, and Politics in the Early American Republic," Kirsten E. Wood

"Early-Twentieth-Century Japan in a Global Context ," AHR Forum with an introduction by Louise Young and three essays by Sho Konishi, Frederick R. Dickinson, and Ethan Mark

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