The Historian

The Historian is a journal that publishes contemporary and relevant historical scholarship. The Historian also publishes extensive book reviews covering a wide array of recently published scholarly manuscripts.

Articles from Vol. 61, No. 4, Summer

African Inculturation of the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe, 1958-1977
As African Christians were very much aware, European missionaries to Africa in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries brought with them western culture as an integral part of the Christian religion. Western missionaries generally presented the Christian...
A Passionate Affair: THE MASTER-SERVANT RELATIONSHIP IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY MARYLAND
Indentured servants played an important role in the economy of the early colonial Chesapeake Bay region. In exchange for transportation to the new world and the eventual opportunity to establish themselves in the colonies, they supplied much-needed...
Fabri De Peiresc's Quest for a Method to Calculate Terrestrial Longitude
The Roman Catholic Church of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries found itself beset by controversy on many fronts. The Protestant Reformation proved a serious threat to Church doctrine while the emerging scientific community challenged...
Interracial Communities and Civil Rights Activism in Lawrence, Kansas, 1945-1948
In April 1946 the University Daily Kansan, the student newspaper at the University of Kansas, published a series of ads called "Speaking for America." The ad campaign featured famous Americans who glorified the troops of all colors and religions who...
Phi Alpha Theta Initiates
Alpha Alpha Alpha (Biola University) AAA 10 November 1998: Andrew R. Calderon. Alpha Alpha Epsilon (Kennesaw State University) AAE 10 September 1998: P. Diane Brown, Kirk J. Cheslack, Christina L. Cochran, Amy M. Daniels, Judi A. Davis, Michele...
Quiet Fronts in the Spanish Civil War
The Spanish Civil War was one of the great dramas of the twentieth century. The war erupted on 19 July 1936 when a large part of the Spanish military revolted against the Second Republic (1931-39). On one side stood the insurgent officers, upper classes,...
The Civil War on CD-ROM, V1.5
The Civil War on CD-ROM, V1.5 (Carmel, Ind.: Guild Press of Indiana, 1997, $69.95.) This is a first-rate research tool at a reasonable price. System requirements are modest: Windows 3.1:386 IBM PC compatible, 4MB RAM (although the publisher recommends...
The Committee to Defend America and the Debate between Internationalists and Interventionists, 1939-1941
By the end of 1939 all hope for a lasting peace in either Europe or Asia had vanished. German leader Adolf Hitler had already incorporated into Germany both Austria and the German districts of Czechoslovakia. In March he trampled all over the rump...
The Devil's Chemists on Trial: The American Prosecution of I. G. Farben at Nuremberg
The International Military Tribunal (IMT) at Nuremberg from November 1945 to October 1946 has captured the attention of historians and the general public alike. Appearing before the tribunal were such notorious officials of the Third Reich as Hermann...