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Modernization Versus Preservation in Paris During the Gaullist Era: A Tale of Two Cities
Imperial International Law: Elihu Root and the Legalist Approach to American Empire
Myths Laid to Rest: Death, Burial, and Memory in the American South
Personality Testing in the Thirties and the Problem of the Individual in American “Mass” Society

Welcome to Essays in History

Established in 1954, Essays in History is the annual publication of the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia.  Seeking high-quality work by emerging scholars, EiH publishes peer-reviewed articles in all fields of historical inquiry, as well as reviews of the most recent scholarship.  EiH serves as a resource to students, teachers, researchers, and enthusiasts of historical studies.


Updates: Our Spring 2014 Quarterly Reviews are now online. Please follow the link to read Max Walden's historiographical review, Tragedy's Centenary: The First World War at 100.