Q&A with Adriane Lentz-Smith: Meet the Editorial Board for Modern American History

For the latest entry of our blog series introducing the board members of the new Cambridge University Press journal, Modern American History, Adriane Lentz-Smith shares how she came to study history and discusses how historians can reach a wider public.…


Typewriters, Slogans, and Sewing Machines—From SFO to Seoul and Back with the Journal of Asian Studies on My Mind

As Editor of the Journal of Asian Studies, as I prepare to go to the AAS Annual Conference (when our editorial board meets) or AAS-in-ASIA (where I hold “meet-the-editor” sessions), I spend some time thinking about the articles we have published recently and have in the pipeline.…


North Korean Resources at the Journal of East Asian Studies

With North Korea in the news, we would like to call attention to the range of research the Journal of East Asian Studies has published on the country.…


Launching of the current issue (17, 2) and an Interview with Stephan Haggard, Editor-in-Chief of JEAS

Introduction to the current issue (17, 2) The current issue of the Journal of East Asian Studies (17, 2) brings together a number of pieces on China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, beginning with Qingjie Zeng’s discussion of Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign.…


Why your US credit card bills come from Sioux Falls; a brief history of US consumer finance

Sean Vanatta’s article Citibank, Credit Cards, and the Local Politics of National Consumer Finance, 1968–1991, published in Business History Review, is the winner of the 2016 Henrietta Larson Article Award.…


Gift giving to guilds in sixteenth and seventeenth century London

In this blog Dr Jasmine Kilburn-Toppin discusses her article Gifting cultures and artisanal guilds in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century London which was published in The Historical Journal.…


The impact of the South African War (1899 – 1902) on working-class British women and families

In this blog Dr Eliza Riedi discusses her article Assisting Mrs Tommy Atkins: Gender, class, philanthropy, and the domestic impact of the South African War, 1899–1902 which was published in The Historical Journal.…


A Special Online Issue on Politics from Slavic Review

The news media can provide up to the minute information. The special August 2017 online issue of Slavic Review does something else.…


Q&A with Bruce J. Schulman: Meet the Editorial Board for Modern American History

For the latest entry of our blog series introducing the board members of the new Cambridge University Press journal, Modern American History, Bruce J.…


Using third-party endorsements to build a brand’s reputation: The case of British chocolate

This blog post is based on the author’s paper Building Reputation through Third-Party Endorsement: Fair Trade in British Chocolate, published in Business History Review.…


Forgotten Lives and Universal Lessons

My book, Tax Law and Social Norms in Mandatory Palestine and Israel, emerged out of an interest I had, as a tax law teacher, in the history of tax avoidance doctrines.…


The ‘Roman’ Modernism of Innocenzo Sabbatini’s Public Housing

Aristotle Kallis, Professor of Modern History at Keele University and one of the editors of PBSR, discusses his forthcoming article, ‘Rome’s singular path to modernism: Innocenzo Sabbatini and the “rooted” architecture of the Istituto Case Popolari (ICP), 1925-1930’, in Papers of the British School at Rome (2017), which will shortly be published via FirstView on the journal’s Cambridge Core web-page.…