Read the Latest Issue of the Princeton Historical Review, Winter 2024

Jan. 31, 2024

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 Editor-in-Chief Sam Bisno '24.

Winter 2024: Volume 9, Issue 1

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Julian Vannerson, daguerreotype of Mary Mildred Botts Williams, ca. 1855, visible oval image 7 cm x 6 cm, in case 9.5 cm x 8 cm, Massachusetts Historical Society online collections.

Editor's Note
Sam Bisno

“Soulless Capital and Grasping Speculation”: A Comparative Genealogy of the Homestead Act of 1862
Alex S. MacArthur

Hrotswitha the “Strong Voice of Gandersheim”: The Brazen Playwright Nun of Tenth-Century Germany
Juliette Carbonnier

Public Perception, Political Argument, and Presentation: The Story of Mary Mildred Williams, Senator Charles Sumner, and the Republican Party in 1855
Anika Asthana

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