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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Latest articles

Volume 77 (1)

“Bowed in the Dust”: Guilt and Conscience in the Life of Angelina Grimké Weld
Angela Lahr, vol. 77 (1): 1-25
The Pernicious Weed: Anti-Tobacco Sentiments in Periodical Literature, 1800–1870
Shane A. Smith, vol. 77 (1): 26-54
Partition Historiography
Pankhuree R. Dube, vol. 77 (1): 55-79
Complete and Incomplete Archives: An Analysis of Archival Material Documenting European Community-Yugoslav Relations
Branislav Radeljic, vol. 77 (1): 80-99
Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1870–1940. By Elizabeth Foster. (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013. Pp. xiv, 270. $60.00.)
Zachary Wright, vol. 77 (1): 101-103
Lost World of the Golden King: In Search of Ancient Afghanistan. By Frank L. Holt. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2012. Pp. xxi, 329. $39.95.)
David Scott, vol. 77 (1): 103-104
The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia. By Ismael M. Montana. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2013. Pp. xi, 205. $74.95.)
Thomas DeGeorges, vol. 77 (1): 104-106
Ordinary Lives in the Early Caribbean: Religion, Colonial Competition, and the Politics of Profit. By Kristen Block. (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2012. Pp. xiii, 309. $24.95.)
Steeve O. Buckridge, vol. 77 (1): 106-108
To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Space in New South Jacksonville. By Robert Cassanello. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2013. Pp. xv, 188. $74.95.)
Robert A. Taylor, vol. 77 (1): 108-109
We Created Chávez: A People's History of the Venezuelan Revolution. By George Ciccariello-Maher. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013. Pp. 305. $25.95.)
Michael McCarthy, vol. 77 (1): 109-110
Secession Winter: When the Union Fell Apart. By Robert J. Cook, William L. Barney, and Elizabeth R. Varon. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. Pp. x, 119. $40.00.)
Stanley Harrold, vol. 77 (1): 111-112
Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History. Edited by Karen L. Cox. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2012. Pp. ix, 315. $74.95.)
Michael Dennis, vol. 77 (1): 112-115
Josephus Daniels: His Life and Times. By Lee A. Craig. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. xvii, 474. $35.00.)
James C. Bradford, vol. 77 (1): 115-116
The Sympathetic State: Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State. By Michele Landis Dauber. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2013. Pp. xvi, 353. $25.00.)
Gareth Davies, vol. 77 (1): 116-118
Mr. Wrigley's Ball Club: Chicago & the Cubs during the Jazz Age. By Roberts Ehrgott. (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2013. Pp. ix, 485. $34.95.)
Louis Moore, vol. 77 (1): 118-119
Religion and State Formation in Postrevolutionary Mexico. By Ben Fallaw. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013. Pp. xx, 330. $25.95.)
Joseph H. Green, vol. 77 (1): 119-120
A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War. By Thomas Fleming. (Boston, MA: Da Capo Press, 2013. Pp. xiv, 339. $26.99.)
Robert Tinkler, vol. 77 (1): 121-122
The Forgotten Presidents: Their Untold Constitutional Legacy. By Michael J. Gerhardt. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xxi, 31. $34.95.)
Joel K. Goldstein, vol. 77 (1): 122-123
The Constitution Before the Judgment Seat: The Prehistory and Ratification of the American Constitution, 1787–1791. By Jürgen Heideking. Edited by John P. Kaminski and Richard Leffler. (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2012. Pp. xxviii,
Alan Gibson, vol. 77 (1): 123-126
Kennesaw Mountain: Sherman, Johnston, and the Atlanta Campaign. By Earl J. Hess. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. 322. $35.00.)
Mark A. Weitz, vol. 77 (1): 126-127