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 17 (1)

“We knew no North, no South”: U.S.–Mexican War Veterans and the Construction of Public Memory in the Post-Civil War United States, 1874–1897
vol. 17 (1): 1-22
“The ideal home of the South”: The Robert E. Lee Camp Confederate soldiers' home and the institutionalization of Confederate veterans in Virginia
vol. 17 (1): 23-41
Forging African American Minds: Black Pragmatism, “intelligent labor,” and a new look at industrial education, 1879–1900
vol. 17 (1): 43-73
Black Swan/White Raven: the racial politics of Elizabeth Greenfield’s American concert career, 1851–1855
vol. 17 (1): 75-102
The first U.S. history textbooks: constructing and disseminating the American tale in the nineteenth century
vol. 17 (1): 103-104
Era of Experimentation: American Political Practices in the Early Republic
vol. 17 (1): 104-106
The Ragged Road to Abolition: Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey, 1775–1865
vol. 17 (1): 106-108
South Carolina fire-eater: the life of Laurence Massillon Keitt, 1824–1864
vol. 17 (1): 108-109
Capitalism by gaslight: illuminating the economy of nineteenth-century America
vol. 17 (1): 109-111
The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815–1860
vol. 17 (1): 111-113
Fanny Seward: A Life
vol. 17 (1): 113-114
1863: Lincoln's pivotal year
vol. 17 (1): 114-116
Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman’s March and American Memory
vol. 17 (1): 116-118
Before the Movies: American Magic-Lantern Entertainment and the Nation’s First Great Screen Artist, Joseph Boggs Beale
vol. 17 (1): 118-119
The Enigmatic South: Toward Civil War and its Legacies
vol. 17 (1): 119-121
Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War
vol. 17 (1): 121-123
Llewellyn Castle: A Worker’s Cooperative on the Great Plains
vol. 17 (1): 123-124
Heir to the Empire City: New York and the making of Theodore Roosevelt
vol. 17 (1): 124-126
Books Reviewed
vol. 17 (1): 127-127

Volume 16 (3)

“Half Bacchanalian, Half Devout”: White Intellectuals, Black Folk Culture, and the “Negro Problem”
vol. 16 (3): 241-267