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 79 (2)

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vol. 79 (2): 221-228
Dark Tourism and the Death of Russian Emperor Alexander II, 1881–1891
Alison Rowley, vol. 79 (2): 229-255
The Stakhanov Movement and the Fight Against Sabotage on the Soviet Far Eastern Railway in the 1930s
Elena N. Gnatovskaya, Alexander A. Kim, vol. 79 (2): 256-280
Document: Draža Mihailović: A Personal Portrait by Konstantin A. Fotić
Branislav Radeljić, vol. 79 (2): 281-300
The Spirit of Party: John Adams, Jonathan Sewall, and the Role of Republican Ideology in the Coming of the American Revolution
Tony Petersen, vol. 79 (2): 301-323
King of Kings: The Triumph and Tragedy of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia. By Asfa-Wossen Asserate. Translated by Peter Lewis. (London, United Kingdom: Haus Publishing, 2015. Pp. xiii, 374. $29.95.)
Theodore M. Vestal, vol. 79 (2): 325-327
The Race for Paradise: An Islamic History of the Crusades. By Paul M. Cobb. (Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. xxii, 335. $31.95.)
Niall Christie, vol. 79 (2): 327-328
The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East. By Eugene Rogan. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2015. Pp. 512. $32.00.)
Justin McCarthy, vol. 79 (2): 328-329
The Relación de Michoacán (1539–1541) and the Politics of Representation in Colonial Mexico. By Angélica Jimena Afanador-Pujol. (Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2015. Pp. xi, 269. $65.00.)
Susan Kellogg, vol. 79 (2): 329-331
Resource Extraction and Protest in Peru. By Moisés Arce. (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014. Pp. viii, 171. $25.95.)
Paul Almeida, vol. 79 (2): 331-332
The Bill of Rights: The Fight to Secure America's Liberties. By Carol Berkin. (New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2015. Pp. 259. $27.50.)
Michael S. Green, vol. 79 (2): 332-333
Lincoln's Trident: The West Gulf Blockading Squadron During the Civil War. By Robert M. Browning Jr. (Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 515. $69.95.)
Craig C. Felker, vol. 79 (2): 334-335
Fateful Ties: A History of America's Preoccupation with China. By Gordon H. Chang. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015. Pp. 313. $32.95.)
Robert Sutter, vol. 79 (2): 335-336
Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841–1844. By Aisha K. Finch. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. xiv, 298. $32.95.)
David Murray, vol. 79 (2): 336-337
The Heart in the Glass Jar: Love Letters, Bodies, and the Law in Mexico. By William E. French. (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2015. Pp. ix, 296. $35.00.)
Robert M. Buffington, vol. 79 (2): 338-339
The Big Trial: Law as Public Spectacle. By Lawrence M. Friedman. (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2015. Pp. 225. $29.95.)
David J. Bodenhamer, vol. 79 (2): 339-340
American Passage: The Communications Frontier in Early New England. By Katherine Grandjean. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015. Pp. 306. $29.95.)
Richard R. John, vol. 79 (2): 340-341
Man of Destiny: FDR and the Making of the American Century. By Alonzo Hamby. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2015. Pp. x, 484. $35.00.)
William D. Pederson, vol. 79 (2): 341-342
Intimate Reconstructions: Children in Postemancipation Virginia. By Catherine A. Jones. (Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 275. $45.00.)
Mark Wahlgren Summers, vol. 79 (2): 343-344
Family Bonds: Free Blacks and Re-enslavement Law in Antebellum Virginia. By Ted Maris-Wolf. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. i, 324. $39.95.)
Tom Costa, vol. 79 (2): 344-345