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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Latest articles

Volume 76 (1)

Hitler's Geostrategist?: The Myth of Karl Haushofer and the “Institut für Geopolitik”
David Thomas Murphy, vol. 76 (1): 1-25
Uncertain Fates: Allied Soldiers at the Miranda De Ebro Concentration Camp
Matilde Eiroa, Concha Pallarés, vol. 76 (1): 26-49
An Impossible Dream Becomes Reality: A.I. Spiridovich and the Personal Security of Nicholas II
Jonathan Daly, vol. 76 (1): 50-70
Playing with Fire: Woodrow Wilson, Self-Determination, Democracy, and Revolution in Mexico
Lucas N. Frank, vol. 76 (1): 71-96
Moshe Dayan: Israel's Controversial Hero. By Mordechai Bar-On. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012. Pp. xii, 247. $25.00.)
Ylana Miller, vol. 76 (1): 97-99
Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa. By Catherine Higgs. (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2012. Pp. vi, 230. $26.95.)
Jared Staller, vol. 76 (1): 99-100
Lords of the Sea: A History of the Barbary Corsairs. By Alan G. Jamieson. (London, England: Reaktion Books, 2012. Pp. 242. $39.00.)
Kevin P. McDonald, vol. 76 (1): 100-101
Yemen and the Politics of Permanent Crisis. By Sarah Phillips. (New York, NY: Routledge for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2011. Pp. 167. $16.99.)
Thomas B. Stevenson, vol. 76 (1): 102-103
Gulf Women. Edited by Amira El-Azhary Sonbol . (London, England: Bloomsbury Academic Publishing, 2012. Pp. 454. $35.00.)
Nelly Hanna, vol. 76 (1): 103-104
Eugene Kinckle Jones: The National Urban League and Black Social Work, 1910–1940. By Felix L. Armfield. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2012. Pp. ix, 116. $55.00.)
Ben Keppel, vol. 76 (1): 104-106
Antebellum Jefferson, Texas: Everyday Life in an East Texas Town. By Jacques D. Bagur. (Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 2012. Pp. 612. $55.00.)
Christopher B. Bean, vol. 76 (1): 106-107
Blind over Cuba: The Photo Gap and the Missile Crisis. By David M. Barrett and Max Holland. (College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2012. Pp. x, 210. $29.95.)
Richard M. Filipink, vol. 76 (1): 107-108
Killer Show: The Station Nightclub Fire, America's Deadliest Rock Concert. By John Barylik. (Lebanon, NH: University Press of New England, 2012. Pp. 304. $27.95.)
Benigno E. Aguirre, vol. 76 (1): 108-109
The Revolutionary Constitution. By David J. Bodenhamer. (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. ix, 281. $29.95.)
Mark Tushnet, vol. 76 (1): 109-111
Under the Shadow of Napoleon: French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from the War of 1812 to the Outbreak of WWII. By Michael A. Bonura. (New York, NY: New York University Press, 2012. Pp. xi, 306. $55.00.)
Robert G. Angevine, vol. 76 (1): 111-112
Last Season of Innocence: The Teen Experience in the 1960s. By Victor Brooks. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012. Pp. vi, 205. $35.00.)
Thomas Hine, vol. 76 (1): 112-113
The Spice of Popery: Converging Christianities on an Early American Frontier. By Laura Chmielewski. (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2012. Pp. xvi, 366. $38.00.)
Karim M. Tiro, vol. 76 (1): 113-115
The Life of Hon. William F. Cody, Known as Buffalo Bill. By William F. Cody. Edited, with an introduction, by Frank Christianson . (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2011. Pp. xlix, 456. $27.95.)
Monica Rico, vol. 76 (1): 115-116
Virginia at War, 1865. Edited by William C. Davis and James I. Robertson Jr . (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2012. Pp. x, 237. $40.00.)
Frank Towers, vol. 76 (1): 116-117
Into the Breach at Pusan: The 1st Provisional Marine Brigade in the Korean War. By Kenneth W. Estes. (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2012. Pp. xx, 194. $29.95.)
Robert R. Swartout, vol. 76 (1): 117-119