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 (3)

Relations between the Center and the Periphery in Safavid Iran: The Western Borderlands v. the Eastern Frontier Zone
Rudi Matthee, vol. 77 (3): 431-463
Intimidation, Violence, and Race in British America
John J. Navin, vol. 77 (3): 464-497
Cultural Politics and Medicine: Finding Chagas Disease in Early Twentieth Century Argentina
Ana María Kapelusz-Poppi, vol. 77 (3): 498-517
On the Arms Trade between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the Soviet Union in 1949 and 1950
Alexander Kim, Kyuonghyuon Min, vol. 77 (3): 518-536
The Copts of Egypt: The Challenges of Modernisation and Identity. By Vivian Ibrahim. (London, England: I. B. Tauris, 2013. Pp. xv, 258. $45.00.)
David N. Bell, vol. 77 (3): 537-539
Russia and Britain in Persia: Imperial Ambitions in Qajar Iran. By Firuz Kazemzadeh. (New York, NY: I. B. Tauris, 2013. Pp. xvii, 711. $85.00.)
James D. Clark, vol. 77 (3): 539-540
Divided Rule: Sovereignty and Empire in French Tunisia, 1881–1938. By Mary Dewhurst Lewis. (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2014. Pp. xiv, 302. $49.95.)
Amy Kallander, vol. 77 (3): 540-541
Revolutionary Medicine: The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health. By Jeanne E. Abrams. (New York, NY: New York University Press, 2013. Pp. viii, 306. $30.00.)
Lynda Payne, vol. 77 (3): 542-543
Union Heartland: The Midwestern Home Front during the Civil War. Edited by Ginette Aley and J. L. Anderson. Forward by William C. Davis. (Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2013. Pp. xvi, 224. $39.50.)
John Michael Foster, vol. 77 (3): 543-544
After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South. Edited by Bruce E. Baker and Brian Kelly. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2013. Pp. viii, 266. $74.95.)
Glenn Feldman, vol. 77 (3): 544-545
Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral Conflict. By John Burt. (Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013. Pp. xvii, 814. $39.95.)
Brian Carso, vol. 77 (3): 546-547
Fidel Castro. By Nick Caistor. (London, England: Reaktion Books, 2013. Pp. 154. $16.95.)
Julie M. Bunck, vol. 77 (3): 547-548
The People's Martyr: Thomas Wilson Dorr and His 1842 Rhode Island Rebellion. By Erik J. Chaput. (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2013. Pp. ix, 322. $34.95.)
Thomas P. Slaughter, vol. 77 (3): 548-549
Jane Means Appleton Pierce: U.S. First Lady (1853–1857): Her Family, Life, and Times. By Ann Covell. (Lanham, MD: Hamilton Books, 2013. Pp. xiii, 132. $28.99.)
Catherine Allgor, vol. 77 (3): 550-551
Progressives at War: William G. McAdoo and Newton D. Baker, 1863–1941. By Douglas B. Craig. (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. Pp. x, 525. $59.95.)
Dean J. Kotlowski, vol. 77 (3): 551-552
Mississippi Praying: Southern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945–1975. By Carolyn Renée Dupont. (New York, NY: New York University Press, 2013. Pp. 290. $55.00.)
Gary S. Selby, vol. 77 (3): 553-554
The Classical Liberal Constitution: The Uncertain Quest for Limited Government. By Richard A. Epstein. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2014. Pp. xv, 684. $49.95.)
Scott Douglas Gerber, vol. 77 (3): 554-555
Ellis Island Nation: Immigration Policy and American Identity in the Twentieth Century. By Robert L. Fleegler. (Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. Pp. 270. $49.95.)
Charles K. Piehl, vol. 77 (3): 555-556
Ancient Maya Political Dynamics. By Antonia E. Foias. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2013. Pp. xiv, 289. $79.95.)
Jon Lohse, vol. 77 (3): 557-558
The Green and the Gray: The Irish in the Confederate States of America. By David T. Gleeson. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. 328. $35.00.)
William B. Kurtz, vol. 77 (3): 558-559