H-Net's network on the history of the United States federal government



H-FedHist promotes the study and broad understanding of the history of the United States Federal Government and to serve as the voice of the federal historical community.

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Call for Authors: Encyclopedia of World Poverty

CALL FOR AUTHORS: Encyclopedia of World Poverty 2nd Edition 

SAGE’s Encyclopedia of World Poverty 2nd Edition is now under development (1st Edition: Library Journal Best Reference, Booklist Editor’s Choice). This completely updated five-volume reference will provide extensive and current information on the changing world of poverty, as well as insight into the contemporary debates. Over 850 signed articles will explore poverty in various regions of the world, and examine the difficulties associated with the definition and measurement of poverty, along with its causes and effects. Pedagogical elements include a new Reader’s Guide, updated Chronology of World Poverty, updated Resource Guide, updated Glossary, and new index. 

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CFP: Federal History

Federal History, the journal of the Society for History in the Federal Government, is calling for papers for its January 2015 issue. FH examines all aspects of U.S. government history as well as innovative work done in federal public history. FH is a peer-reviewed academic journal published both in print and online. The journal is indexed by Ebscohost, and the editors welcome articles from both federal historians and those in academia.

About this Network


Welcome to H-FedHist!

I. The H-FedHist Network: Scope, Content, Purpose.

The purpose of H-FedHist is to provide a forum for the study of the history of the United States federal government and to serve as the voice of the federal historical community.

II. Editors.