Princeton Historical Review

The Princeton Historical Review (PHR) is a bi-annual publication of historical scholarship written by Princeton students. Completely student-run and edited, PHR showcases the best undergraduate academic work in history. PHR collaborates with faculty in the Department of History and related departments to identify exemplary papers. Students may also submit papers directly.

For more information about the publication or how to submit papers to PHR, please contact Co-Editors-in-Chief Connor Pfeiffer '18 ( and Claire Jones '18 ( You can also find information about us on Facebook.

Past Issues:

Princeton Historical Review Fall 2016Contents:

"Memories of Anarcofeminismo: Mujeres Libres and Gender During the Spanish Civil War"
Tahireh Hicks

"Sally Frank Against the Eating Clubs: Influencing the Culture of Antifeminism"
Paige Alexis Shaw

"'Opeu nenamictiliztli:' Marriage as a Case-Study for Conversion in Sixteenth-Century New Spain"
Sergios Leos

"The Chairman's Wife Dances: Madame Mao and the Creation of the Model Chinese Ballets"
Claire Ashmead


Princeton Historical Review Spring 2016Contents:

"More Than Mere Ideology: Representations of the Taiping Rebellion in Maoist History Textbooks"
Kar Min Lim

"Americanos, Bolivianos, Chimanes: The Beni Biosphere Reserve and Modern Convervation in Latin America"
Marlis Hinckley

"A 'Small Crack' in the Wall: The Portrayal of Non-Conforming Families in the Political Rhetoric of the Postwar Era"
Avery Stewart

"'A City Chosen at Random': A Social History of Japanese-American Resettlement in Post-War Philadelphia"
Ryan Low