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 (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
Joseph Dennie and The Farmer's Weekly Museum: Readership and Pseudonymous Celebrity in Early National Journalism
vol. 15 (1): 67-87
A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters
vol. 15 (1): 89-90
The Roots of Rough Justice: Origins of American Lynching
vol. 15 (1): 90-92
Taming Passion for the Public Good: Policing Sex in the Early Republic
vol. 15 (1): 93-94
Rebels and Runaways: Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida
vol. 15 (1): 95-96
Forging Freedom: Black Women and the Pursuit of Liberty in Antebellum Charleston
vol. 15 (1): 96-98
The Abolitionist Imagination
vol. 15 (1): 98-100
Gender, Race and Family in Nineteenth Century America: From Northern Woman to Plantation Mistress
vol. 15 (1): 100-101
Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery
vol. 15 (1): 102-104
Shifting Grounds: Nationalism and the American South, 1848–1865
vol. 15 (1): 104-105
Worth a Dozen Men: Women and Nursing in the Civil War South
vol. 15 (1): 106-107
Sick from Freedom: African American Illness and Suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction
vol. 15 (1): 108-109
Chicago in the Age of Capital: Class, Politics, and Democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction
vol. 15 (1): 110-111
Playing It Straight: Art and Humor in the Gilded Age
vol. 15 (1): 111-113
Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America
vol. 15 (1): 113-115
Books Reviewed
vol. 15 (1): 116-116
British Perspectives on Nineteenth-Century American History: A Special Conference of the Association of British American Nineteenth Century Historians (BrANCH)
vol. 15 (1): 117-117