Meet the Editorial Board for Modern American History: Q&A with Madeline Hsu

As part of our ongoing blog series introducing the board members of the new Cambridge University Press journal, Modern American History, Madeline Y.…


Meet the Editorial Board for Modern American History: Q&A with Christopher Capozzola

In this installment of our blog series introducing the board members for the new Cambridge University Press journal, Modern American History, Christopher Capozzola gives us his take on United States history.…


Most Read in 2016

A collection of the most read posts published in 2016


Deceived by Orchids

The Institute for Historical Research recently selected ten of the “most interesting articles and books” of 2016 and I was delighted to find my BJHS paper Deceived by Orchids: Sex, Science, Fiction and Darwin among them.…


Meet the Editorial Board for Modern American History: Q&A with Thomas G. Andrews

In this first entry of the blog series introducing the board members of the new Cambridge University Press journal, Modern American History, Thomas G.…


The Shaping of Tuscany

I grew up in the outskirts of Florence in the 1970s and 1980s, in a town that was neither city nor country and that is now firmly embedded in Florence’s metropolitan area.…


What’s the West got to do with it? Challenging assumptions in the history of education

In this blog Nancy Beadie, Senior Editor of History of Education Quarterly discusses the latest issue of the journal and how this special collection of articles, book reviews and a two-part historiographical essay on Rethinking Regionalism: The West aims to illuminate changing perspectives of the history of education in the Western United States of America.…


Journal of the APA receives PROSE Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Journal of the APA receives PROSE Award NEWARK, Del. — Feb. 3, 2017 — The American Philosophical Association and Cambridge University Press are pleased to announce that the Journal of the American Philosophical Association has been selected as the winner of the 2017 PROSE Award for the Best New Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences.…


Introducing a Mini Dossier on Exceptional Rule in Turkey in issue no. 55 of New Perspectives on Turkey

A failed coup attempt on July 15 marked the summer of 2016 in Turkey. The country is still trying to come to grips with the fact of how a secret structure outside the chain of command could have developed within the armed forces and how it could seek to take power by force, even bombing the nation’s parliament.…


“O Sweet Cautery”: John of the Cross and the Healing of the Natural World”

“O Sweet Cautery”: John of the Cross and the Healing of the Natural World” Mary Frohlich, RSCJ, Catholic Theological Union at Chicago In “The Living Flame of Love,” John of the Cross began to use the image of “cautery” to express the paradox of one act that both grievously wounds and radically heals.…


Jesus and the World of Grace, 1968–2016: An Idiosyncratic Theological Memoir

“Jesus and the World of Grace, 1968–2016: An Idiosyncratic Theological Memoir” William L. Portier, University of Dayton, CTS president Looking back at the last five decades of my development as a theologian, I offer an impressionistic look at Catholic theology in the United States.…


Chasing the Eighteenth-Century Literary Coterie through the Archive

Betty A. Schellenberg, author of the Open Access Literary Coteries and the Making of Modern Print Culture, examines the handwriting archive in the digital age.