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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 (4)

Issue Information - In this Issue
vol. 78 (4): 661-661
Issue Information - Prelim page
vol. 78 (4): 662-662
Issue Information - TOC
vol. 78 (4): 663-670
An Expedition to Liberate Venezuela Sails from New York, 1806
Peter P. Hill, vol. 78 (4): 671-689
George Lucas Out of Love: Divorce, Darkness, and Reception in the Origin of PG-13
Richard Ravalli, vol. 78 (4): 690-709
What is a Human Rights Foreign Policy?: Definitions, Double Standards, and the Carter Administration
Isabella Borshoff, vol. 78 (4): 710-732
Daughters of the Trade: Atlantic Slavers and Interracial Marriage on the Gold Coast. By Pernille Ipsen. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. Pp. 288. $49.95.)
Toyin Falola, vol. 78 (4): 734-735
The Last Refuge: Yemen, Al-Qaeda, and America's War in Arabia. By Gregory D. Johnsen. (New York, NY: W. W. Norton, 2014. Pp. v, 356. $27.95.)
Robert D. Burrowes, vol. 78 (4): 735-736
Empire and Power in the Reign of Süleyman: Narrating the Sixteenth-Century Ottoman World. By Kaya Şahin. (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Pp. xviii, 290. $104.99.)
Sahar Bazzaz, vol. 78 (4): 736-737
Emperor Haile Selassie. By Bereket Habte Selassie. (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2014. Pp. 147. $14.95.)
Charles W. McClellan, vol. 78 (4): 738-739
Earth Politics: Religion, Decolonization, and Bolivia's Indigenous Intellectuals. By Waskar Ari. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014. Pp. xii, 262. $24.95.)
Bret Gustafson, vol. 78 (4): 739-741
The Secret Coalition: Ike, LBJ, and the Search for a Middle Way in the 1950s. By Gary A. Donaldson. (New York, NY: Carrel Books, 2014. Pp. xii, 244. $34.95.)
David Stebenne, vol. 78 (4): 741-742
A Hercules in the Cradle: War, Money, and the American State, 1783–1867. By Max M. Edling. (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2014. Pp. xxi, 318. $45.00.)
Robin Einhorn, vol. 78 (4): 742-743
The Struggle for Equal Adulthood: Gender, Race, Age, and the Fight for Citizenship in Antebellum America. By Corinne T. Field. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. Pp. xiii, 243. $32.95.)
Craig Friend, vol. 78 (4): 743-744
The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture from the Founding to World War II. By Roger L. Geiger. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014. Pp. xviii, 564. $35.00.)
Peter Wallenstein, vol. 78 (4): 745-746
Founders as Fathers: The Private Lives and Politics of the American Revolutionaries. By Lorri Glover. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014. Pp. x, 324. $30.00.)
Jonathan M. Atkins, vol. 78 (4): 746-747
Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics. By Terry Golway. (New York, NY: Liveright/W. W. Norton, 2014. Pp. xxiv, 367. $27.95.)
Dennis Hale, vol. 78 (4): 747-749
The Politics of Giving in the Viceroyalty of Rio de la Plata: Donors, Lenders, Subjects, and Citizens. By Viviana L. Grieco. (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2014. Pp. ix, 298. $55.00.)
Alejandro Cañequs, vol. 78 (4): 749-750
Doughboys on the Great War: How American Soldiers Viewed Their Military Experience. By Edward A. Gutiérrez. (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2014. Pp. x, 308. $34.95.)
Ian Andrew Isherwood, vol. 78 (4): 750-752
Duncan Hines: How a Traveling Salesman Became the Most Trusted Name in Food. By Louis Hatchett. (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2014. Pp. 352. $19.95.)
Andrew P. Haley, vol. 78 (4): 752-753