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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 78 (2)

Issue Information - In this Issue
vol. 78 (2): 203-203
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vol. 78 (2): 204-204
Issue Information - TOC
vol. 78 (2): 205-211
“Different Points of View?”: The Daily Telegraph Affair as a Transnational Media Event
Nathan N. Orgill, vol. 78 (2): 213-257
The Military Intelligence Training Center and the war against Nazism
Patricia Kollander, vol. 78 (2): 258-276
The Creation of a Controversial Anti-Communist Martyr in Early Cold War America: Reactions to the Arrest and Show Trial of Cardinal Joseph Mindszenty of Hungary, 1948–1949
Eric Jarvis, vol. 78 (2): 277-308
Faisal I of Iraq. By Ali A. Allawi. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014. Pp. xxxiv, 634, $45.00.)
Efraim Karsh, vol. 78 (2): 310-311
Tribal Modern: Branding New Nations in the Arab Gulf. By Miriam Cooke. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2014. Pp. i, 223. $29.95.)
Joshua Friesen, vol. 78 (2): 311-312
Paths toward the Nation: Islam, Community, and Early Nationalist Mobilization in Eritrea, 1941-1961. By Joseph L. Venosa. (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2014. Pp. vii, 283. $29.95.)
Leif Manger, vol. 78 (2): 312-313
Hoover's Secret War against Axis Spies: FBI Counterespionage During World War II. By Raymond J. Batvinis. (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2014. Pp. xv, 334. $34.95.)
Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, vol. 78 (2): 315-316
Encountering Ellis Island: How European Immigrants Entered America. By Ronald H. Bayor. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. Pp. x, 184. $22.95.)
Krystyn R. Moon, vol. 78 (2): 316-317
A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior. By Mark A. Bradley. (New York, NY: Basic Books, 2014. Pp. xvii, 384. $29.99.)
Susan L. Carruthers, vol. 78 (2): 317-319
Harry S. Truman: The Economics of a Populist President. By E. Ray Canterbery. (Toh Tuck Link, Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2014. Pp. x, 200. $45.00.)
Alonzo L. Hamby, vol. 78 (2): 319-320
The Argentine Silent Majority: Middle Classes, Politics, Violence, and Memory in the Seventies. By Sebastián Carassai. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014. Pp. xiii, 357. $25.95.)
Oscar Chamosa, vol. 78 (2): 320-321
Charity and Sylvia: A Same-Sex Marriage in Early America. By Rachel Hope Cleves. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2014. Pp. xxiii, 267. $29.95.)
Rebecca L. Davis, vol. 78 (2): 322-323
Papist Devils: Catholics in British America, 1574–1783. By Robert Emmett Curran. (Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press, 2014. Pp. vii, 315. $29.95.)
Thomas P. Slaughter, vol. 78 (2): 323-324
The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America. By Ernest Freeberg. (New York, NY: Penguin Books, 2013. Pp. ii, 354. $17.00.)
Craig R. Semsel, vol. 78 (2): 324-325
Tales from the Deadball Era: Ty Cobb, Home Run Baker, Shoeless Joe Jackson, and the Wildest Times in Baseball History. By Mark S. Halfon. (Lincoln, NE: Potomac Books, 2014. Pp. xiii, 226. $26.95.)
Adrian Burgos, vol. 78 (2): 326-327
La Frontera: Forests and Ecological Conflict in Chile's Frontier Territory. By Thomas Miller Klubock. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014. Pp. xiii, 385. $27.95.)
Heidi Tinsman, vol. 78 (2): 327-329
Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Spiritual Life. By Nancy Koester. (Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2014. Pp. xi, 371. $24.00.)
Patricia R. Hill, vol. 78 (2): 329-330