The Journal of American History

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Organization of American HistoriansFor over eighty years, the JAH, published by the Organization of American Historians, has been the leading scholarly publication in the field of American history. A major resource for students and scholars, it includes reviews of books, films, exhibitions, and Web sites as well as scholarly articles and historiographic essays. To subscribe to the JAH, become an OAH member.

Recent Scholarship Online

We invite you to use "Recent Scholarship Online," a service available exclusively to OAH individual members. You may sign up for personalized e-mail updates, as well as create, save, and e-mail custom online bibliographies. We have also redesigned the search interface, adding new options such as "find more like this."

History CooperativeIn January 2000, the full text of current issues of the Journal of American History became available online for the first time at the History Cooperative. Access to journal content is limited to individual members of the Organization of American Historians and to institutions that subscribe to the print version of the Journal.


June 2007

March 2007 JAH Cover The June 2007 issue of the JAH is now available online at the History Cooperative.

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Teaching the JAH

Recruitment ad June 2007: A new installment of "Teaching the JAH" is available. This "Teaching" features Beth Bailey's article, "The Army in the Marketplace: Recruiting an All-Volunteer Force."

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Recent Scholarship

The June 2007 listing of Recent Scholarship is now available online.

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