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Letter from the Editor
Money in the Łódź Ghetto 1940-1944
Letter from the Editors
Maddie Winter and Johanne Kjaersgaard
"Our Common Father": The Image of George III in Colonial America
Juan José López Haddad
"Heir, General, Warlord: Germanicus Julius Caesar’s Campaigns in Germania in 14-16 C.E."
"Seagulls Over Goa: The Life and Legacy in Dominic D'Souza"
"The Role of the Islamic-Byzantine Frontier in Shaping the Tenth-Century Byzantine Reconquest Period"
"Medicating for Two: How Gendered Burdens and Public Policy Undercut Efforts to Develop Male Hormonal Contraceptives in the United States"
"An Injection of Clarity and Urgency: Winston Churchill's 'Iron Curtain' Speech Creates a Stir"
"Paper Tombstones: Geography of Memory in Khurbn Survivors' Memorial Maps, 1950-1960"
"Science Journalists as Cultural Agents: On the Construction of United States Media Coverage of In Vitro Fertilization, 1969-1979"
"'Dickens Was Certainly Not a Historian': The Genesis, Publication, and Reception of A Child's History of England"
"The Boat People and The Bureaucracy: The Peopled History of Haitian Refugees in the United States, 1991-1993"
"It's All Relative: Albert Einstein and the League of Nations"
"A Beggar and a Guinea: Britain's Rothschild Family and the Humanitarian Politics of the West Indian Loan and Jewish Reform, 1824-1835"
"Trembling Though They Be: The Samoan Islands and the Creation of a U.S. Foothold in the South Pacific"
"'Todos los hijos deseados y sólo los deseados': Fem As a Window onto the Intersectional Reproductive Justice Movement in Mexico"
"'Flexing their Muscles of Intimidation': The New York Draft Riots of 1863 As a Crucial Point in the Development of the New York Police"
Sadie Van Vranken
"The Forces Behind Growth in Women's Intercollegiate Athletics: A Grassroots History of Title IX in Its Early Years"
"The 1960 Agadir Earthquake: A Case Study of Disappearing Jewish Communities in Morocco"
"'Egypt' and Emancipation: An Exploration of Partisanship in Wartime Illinois"
"Disrupting the Melting Pot: The Invention of the Black Educated Elite and the Performance of Citizenship in Post-Emancipation New York City, 1799-1863"
"Princeton's Lost Museum: Arnold Guyot's E.M. Museum and the Great Juncture of American Natural History Museums in the Late 19th Century"
"Education, Narcissism, and Apartheid: The Progression of Student Activism on American Campuses"
"Memories of Anarcofeminismo: Mujeres Libres and Gender During the Spanish Civil War"
"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"
"The Chairman's Wife Dances: Madame Mao and the Creation of the Model Chinese Ballets"
"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"
"A 'Small Crack' in the Wall: The Portrayal of Non-Conforming Families in the Political Rhetoric of the Postwar Era"
"'A City Chosen at Random': A Social History of Japanese-American Resettlement in Post-War Philadelphia"