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 77 (4)

Transfer of Power, the “Delayed Succession,” and Political Crisis in Cossack Ukraine (1657)
Roman I. Shiyan, vol. 77 (4): 691-715
Mid-Victorian Liberalism and Foreign Affairs: “Cretan Atrocities” and Liberal Responses, 1866–69
Pandeleimon Hionidis, vol. 77 (4): 716-739
Gustav von Kahr and the Emergence of the Radical Right in Bavaria
Roy G. Koepp, vol. 77 (4): 740-763
The Secret War for the Middle East: The Influence of Axis and Allied Intelligence Operations during World War II. By Youssef Aboul-Enein and Basil Aboul-Enein. (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2013. Pp. xxiii, 263. $49.95.)
Roger Adelson, vol. 77 (4): 765-767
An African Slaving Port and the Atlantic World: Benguela and its Hinterland. By Mariana P. Candido. (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Pp. xiii, 366. $99.00.)
Toby Green, vol. 77 (4): 767-768
Ottoman Imperial Diplomacy: A Political, Social and Cultural History. By Dogan Gürpinar. (London, England: I. B. Taurus, 2013. Pp. vii, 350. $99.00.)
Stephen Ortega, vol. 77 (4): 768-769
Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965–1976. By Abdel Razzaq Takriti. (Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 340. $125.00.)
Calvin H. Allen, vol. 77 (4): 769-771
Harry S. Truman: The Coming of the Cold War. By Nicole L. Anslover. (New York, NY: Routledge, 2014. Pp. vii, 225. $29.95.)
Lorraine M. Lees, vol. 77 (4): 771-772
Making Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Politics of Slavery. By R. J. M. Blackett. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. xxi, 136. $27.95.)
Julia Bernier, vol. 77 (4): 772-773
Cables, Crises, and the Press: The Geopolitics of the New International Information System in the Americas, 1866–1903. By John A. Britton. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2013. Pp. xv, 473. $60.00.)
Terence P. Moran, vol. 77 (4): 773-775
The Saloon and the Mission: Addiction, Conversion, and the Politics of Redemption in American Culture. By Eoin F. Cannon. (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2013. Pp. xv, 321. $28.95.)
David M. Fahey, vol. 77 (4): 775-776
Three Squares: The Invention of the American Meal. By Abigail Carroll. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2013. Pp. xvii, 304. $27.99.)
Helen Zoe Veit, vol. 77 (4): 776-777
James and Dolley Madison: America's First Power Couple. By Bruce Chadwick. (Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2014. Pp. 450. $24.95.)
Holley C. Shulman, vol. 77 (4): 777-778
Andrew Jackson, Southerner. By Mark R. Cheathem. (Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2013. Pp. xiii, 306. $39.95.)
John T. Ellisor, vol. 77 (4): 778-779
The Strange History of the American Quadroon: Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World. By Emily Clark. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. 279. $35.00.)
Tamika Richeson, vol. 77 (4): 779-781
The Shining Sea: David Porter and the Epic Voyage of the U.S.S. Essex during the War of 1812. By George C. Daughan. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2013. Pp. xxi, 339. $29.99.)
Robert J. Allison, vol. 77 (4): 781-782
What the Yankees Did to Us: Sherman's Bombardment and Wrecking of Atlanta. By Stephen Davis. (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2012. Pp. 527. $35.00.)
Anne Sarah Rubin, vol. 77 (4): 783-783
Recognition, Sovereignty Struggles, and Indigenous Rights in the United States: A Sourcebook. Edited by Amy E. Den Ouden and Jean M. O'Brien. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. 376. $26.95.)
Tim Alan Garrison, vol. 77 (4): 784-785
Encounters in Avalanche Country: A History of Survival in the Mountain West, 1821–1920. By Diana L. Di Stefano. (Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2013. Pp. x, 171. $34.95.)
Brad F. Raley, vol. 77 (4): 785-786
Seasons of Misery: Catastrophe and Colonial Settlement in Early America. By Kathleen Donegan. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. Pp. 288. $49.95.)
Benjamin L. Carp, vol. 77 (4): 786-788