The Historian

Founded in 1938, The Historian has one of the largest circulations of any scholarly journal in the US or Britain with over 13,000 paid subscribers, both individual and institutional. The Historian seeks to publish only the finest of contemporary and relevant historical scholarship. It is the commitment of The Historian to serve as an integrator for the historical profession, bringing together the many strands of historical analysis through the publication of a diverse collection of articles. The Historian is also committed to promoting a comprehensive understanding of current historiographical debates and the most recent scholarship on contemporary historical concerns. In addition to its renown for the publication of original articles, The Historian is also noted for its extensive book review section. Running at an average of 100 pages per issue, and reflecting the general scope of the journal, this section covers a broad array of recently published scholarly monographs affording the reader an up to date survey of all fields of historical study. As part of its commitment to diversity and scholarship, The Historian encourages submissions from all levels of the historical profession and from all regional, temporal and thematic fields of history.

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Volume 76 (4)

A Hierophany Emergent: The Discursive Reconquest of the Urban Landscape of Jerusalem in Latin Pilgrimage Accounts from the Twelfth Century
Basit Hammad Qureshi, vol. 76 (4): 725-749
A Case Study of Education and Nationalism: The Multicultural Fight for “Souls and Minds” in Finland, 1891–1921
Jyrki Loima, vol. 76 (4): 750-765
Jessie Jordan: A Rejected Scot who Spied for Germany and Hastened America's Flight from Neutrality
Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, vol. 76 (4): 766-783
Finding the Nation in Assassination: The Death of S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike and the Assertion of a Sinhalese Sri Lankan Identity
Ian Barrow, vol. 76 (4): 784-802
Sasanian Persia: The Rise and Fall of an Empire. By Touraj Daryaee. (New York, NY: I. B. Tauris, 2013. Pp. xxvi, 225. $29.00.)
Arthur Keaveney, vol. 76 (4): 803-804
Developing the Rivers of East and West Africa: An Environmental History. By Heather J. Hoag. (London, England: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013. Pp. xiv, 286. $34.95.)
James L. A. Webb, vol. 76 (4): 804-806
The Inevitable Hour: A History of Caring for Dying Patients in America. By Emily K. Abel. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. Pp. viii, 226. $32.95.)
Dominic O. Vachon, vol. 76 (4): 806-807
To Live an Antislavery Life: Personal Politics and the Antebellum Black Middle Class. By Erica L. Ball. (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2012. Pp. xv, 135. $22.95.)
Sharon A. Roger Hepburn, vol. 76 (4): 807-808
Men in Eden: William Drummond Stewart and Same-Sex Desire in the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade. By William Benemann. (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2012. Pp. 384. $29.95.)
Barton H. Barbour, vol. 76 (4): 808-810
Creating Mexican Consumer Culture in the Age of Porfirio Díaz. By Steven B. Bunker. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2012. Pp. v, 333. $50.00.)
Glen David Kuecker, vol. 76 (4): 810-811
Cold War Narratives: American Culture in the 1950s. By Andrea Carosso. (Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang, 2012. Pp. 220. $70.95.)
Paul Ashdown, vol. 76 (4): 811-812
Nothing Less Than War: A New History of America's Entry into World War I. By Justus D. Doenecke. (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2011. Pp. xii, 394. $40.00.)
David Stevenson, vol. 76 (4): 812-813
The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture. By Jared Gardner. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2012. Pp. xi, 203. $50.00.)
Bryan Waterman, vol. 76 (4): 814-815
Crooked Paths to Allotment: The Fight over Federal Indian Policy after the Civil War. By C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. Pp. xv, 228. $39.95.)
Angela Firkus, vol. 76 (4): 815-816
Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons. By Fiona Deans Halloran. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. Pp. 384. $35.00.)
Janet Schmelzer, vol. 76 (4): 816-817
Therapeutic Revolutions: Medicine, Psychiatry, and American Culture, 1945–1970. By Martin Halliwell. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2013. Pp. xiv, 382. $62.50.)
E. Fuller Torrey, vol. 76 (4): 817-818
James J. Kilpatrick: Salesman for Segregation. By William P. Hustwit. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. ix, 310. $34.95.)
J. Michael Martinez, vol. 76 (4): 818-819
Heaven's Soldiers: Free People of Color and the Spanish Legacy in Antebellum Florida. By Frank Marotti. (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2013. Pp. x, 176. $39.95.)
Daniel S. Murphree, vol. 76 (4): 820-821
Government by Dissent: Protest, Resistance, and Radical Democratic Thought in the Early American Republic. By Robert W. T. Martin. (New York, NY: New York University Press, 2013. Pp. xi, 261. $49.00.)
Ralph Ketcham, vol. 76 (4): 821-822
Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of American Democracy. By Gary May. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2013. Pp. xxi, 300. $28.99.)
Sean J. Savage, vol. 76 (4): 822-823