American Nineteenth Century History

American Nineteenth Century History is a peer-reviewed, transatlantic journal devoted to the history of the United States during the long nineteenth century. It welcomes contributions on themes and topics relating to America in this period: slavery, race and ethnicity, the Civil War and Reconstruction, military history, American nationalism, urban history, immigration and ethnicity, western history, the history of women, gender studies, African Americans and Native Americans, cultural studies and comparative pieces. In addition to articles based on original research, historiographical pieces, reassessments of historical controversies, and reappraisals of prominent events or individuals are welcome. Special issues devoted to a particular theme or topic will also be considered.

Three issues a year.

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Latest articles

Volume 16 (1)

The Bicentennial of the War of 1812: Reconsidering the “Forgotten Conflict”
vol. 16 (1): 1-10
“There was something very peculiar about Doc…”: Deciphering Queer Intimacy in Representations of Doc Holliday
vol. 16 (1): 11-33
Race Always Mattered: Black-on-Black Mob Violence and Interracial Relations in Kansas
vol. 16 (1): 35-57
“Where I First Learned the Nature of Care”: Women and Violence on the Late Eighteenth-century Frontier
vol. 16 (1): 59-81
Creating Citizenship in the Nineteenth-Century South
vol. 16 (1): 83-85
The American South and the Atlantic World
vol. 16 (1): 85-87
Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770–1900
vol. 16 (1): 87-89
Narrative of James Williams, an American Slave
vol. 16 (1): 89-91
Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War
vol. 16 (1): 91-93
Making Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Politics of Slavery
vol. 16 (1): 93-94
James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War
vol. 16 (1): 95-96
Secession Winter: When the Union Fell Apart
vol. 16 (1): 96-98
German Immigrants, Race, and Citizenship in the Civil War Era
vol. 16 (1): 98-100
Atlanta, Cradle of the New South: Race and Remembering in the Civil War's Aftermath
vol. 16 (1): 100-102
Disease, Resistance, and Lies: The Demise of the Transatlantic Slave Trade to Brazil and Cuba
vol. 16 (1): 102-104
Swift to Wrath: Lynching in Global Historical Perspective
vol. 16 (1): 104-105
Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.–Mexico Border
vol. 16 (1): 105-108

Volume 15 (3)

Reclaiming the Land, Reclaiming the Indian: The La Salle Series of George Catlin
vol. 15 (3): 237-261
Reclaiming the Land, Reclaiming the Indian: The La Salle Series of George Catlin
vol. 15 (3): 237-261
Why Authorship Matters: The Grimké Essay on Marriage
vol. 15 (3): 263-285