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June 2014
The latest issue of Diplomatic History (vol 38:3) includes Andrew Preston’s Bernath Lecture, and original articles from Brian Rouleau, Meredith Oyen, Travis J. Hardy, Kornel Chang, Asa McKercher, Christian...
July 2014
Minutes for the SHAFR Council meeting held on 19 June 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky are now available.
July 2014
H-Diplo Roundtable on "America’s Great Game: The CIA’s Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East"
Paul Kramer
June 2014
It was 1935, and the Guantánamo naval base had to go. So declared an American commission stocked with foreign-policy experts: the United States was pursuing less antagonistic relations with its southern...
June 2014
The Richard Nixon Presidential Library has not had a full-time director since I left the position in November 2011. This has disturbing implications both for how public history is approached at federal museums...
Jacob Hamblin
June 2014
TODAY the effort to preserve the planet’s biodiversity is often seen as a campaign to save the whales for their own sake, or to give polar bears a few more winters on the Arctic ice. But in the 1950s, when the...