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 15 (2)

Belonging in the Midwest: Norwegian Americans and the Process of Attachment, ca. 1830–1860
vol. 15 (2): 119-146
International Celebrities and Irish Identity in the United States and Beyond, 1840–1860
vol. 15 (2): 147-168
“A Typical Negro”: Gordon, Peter, Vincent Colyer, and the Story behind Slavery's Most Famous Photograph
vol. 15 (2): 169-186
Plaçage and the Performance of Whiteness: The Trial of Eulalie Mandeville, Free Colored Woman, of Antebellum New Orleans
vol. 15 (2): 187-209
Frontier Cities: Encounters at the Crossroads of Empire
vol. 15 (2): 211-213
American Slavery, Atlantic Slavery, and Beyond: The U.S. “Peculiar Institution” in International Perspective
vol. 15 (2): 213-215
We Shall Be No More: Suicide and Self-Government in the Newly United States
vol. 15 (2): 215-217
“Those Who Labor for My Happiness”: Slavery at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
vol. 15 (2): 217-219
Slavery's Borderland: Freedom and Bondage along the Ohio River
vol. 15 (2): 219-220
The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery: Garrisonian Abolitionists and Transatlantic Reform
vol. 15 (2): 220-222
Lincoln: A Life. Volume 1 / Lincoln: A Life. Volume 2
vol. 15 (2): 222-224
The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic
vol. 15 (2): 224-225
The Rhetoric of Rebel Women: Civil War Diaries and Confederate Persuasion
vol. 15 (2): 226-227
Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War
vol. 15 (2): 227-229
They Left Great Marks on Me: African American Testimonies of Racial Violence from Emancipation to World War 1
vol. 15 (2): 229-231
Progressives at War: William G. McAdoo and Newton D. Baker, 1863–1941
vol. 15 (2): 231-233
Books Reviewed
vol. 15 (2): 235-235

Volume 15 (1)

The Irreducibility of the County in the South and America, Past and Present
vol. 15 (1): 1-13
Population Knowledge and the Practice of Guardianship
vol. 15 (1): 15-42
Loyalty and Liturgy: Union Occupation and Religious Liberty in Wilmington, North Carolina, 1865
vol. 15 (1): 43-65