Federal History Now Available

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The 2019 issue of Federal History: Journal of the Society for History in the Federal Government is now online at  http://shfg.wildapricot.org/page-18340


Print copies of Federal History will be sent to SHFG members this week. If you are not a member, we invite you to join at http://shfg.wildapricot.org/join-us


The journal features articles by historians in the federal government and academia, and independent scholars. Send article contributions to federalhistory@gmail.com




Roger R. Trask Lecture

Managing Change: The Origin and Recurrent Transformations of the Foreign Relations of the United States Series — by Stephen P. Randolph



Dismantling the Soviet Threat:  Senator Sam Nunn and the Problem of “Loose Nukes”

— Frank Leith Jones


“By the Force of Our Arms”:  William D. Leahy and the U.S. Intervention in Nicaragua, 1912

— Scott Mobley


Trafficked White Slaves and Misleading Marriages in the Campaigns Against Sex Trafficking, 1885–1927

— Jessica R. Pliley


Shaping the Contours of Federalism:  The American Civil War and the Negotiation of Nation-State Power

— Stephen D. Engle


The American Freedmen’s Inquiry Commission, 19th-Century Racial Pseudoscience, and the False Assessment of Black America, 1863–1864

— Jeff Strickland


“Worthy Remains of a Beautiful and Historic Past”: The National Park Service Recognizes Historic Districts

— John H. Sprinkle, Jr.


Book Reviews


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