The Persistence of Political History

James T. Patterson

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199790562
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199896820 | DOI:
The Persistence of Political History

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Political history was a prominent feature of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association's major publication, the Mississippi Valley Historical Review throughout its long life (1914 to 1964). This chapter contests the charge that the field has died out in the Organization of American Historians and its Journal of American History.

Keywords: Organization of American Historians; political history; American history; Journal of American History

Chapter.  3638 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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