What is the Most Influential History Journal?

What is the most influential historical journal published in English? The answer, according to Google Scholar, is The Journal of Economic History.


What does it mean to be un-American?

We are pleased to announce the publication of the “Un-America” Special issue of of Journal of American Studies. As an introduction to the topic of Un-Americanism, Dr George Lewis, Guest Editor of the Special Issue examines the topic and asks what un-Americanism is and whether it is still a relevant term today.


Is China ‘Dying for Development’? An examination of pollution and illness

The June issue of The China Quarterly features a fascinating selection of articles entitled ‘Dying for Development’. Expert in Human Geography in China at Oxford University, Anna Lora-Wainwright looks at the issues surrounding development that have arisen from China’s rapid growth in recent years.…


Too Many Skeletons in the Closet to Box Me In: Understanding African Diaspora Art

An internationally leading and groundbreaking scholar and curator, Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins provides a powerful and compellingly argued thought-piece to accompany the publication of Stephane Lewthwaite’s Special Issue, “Art Across Frontiers: Cross-cultural Encounters in America.


Inside African Anthropology. Monica Wilson and Her Interpreters

Drawing on a massive personal archive, ‘Inside African Anthropology. Monica Wilson and Her Interpreters‘  offers rare insights into the history and making of southern African anthropology through an analysis of the life and work of Monica Wilson, amongst South Africa’s most distinguished anthropologists.


Announcing the winner of the 2012 Gordon White prize from The China Quarterly

The China Quarterly is pleased to announce that the 2012 Gordon White Prize was awarded to Yan Xiaojun for his article entitled “To Get Rich Is Not Only Glorious”: Economic Reform and the New Entrepreneurial Party Secretaries, published in the June 2012 issue.


Introducing The Journal of African History forum

The latest issue of the newly redesigned The Journal of African History (JAH) includes the first special Forum on Health and Illness in African History.