About this book


Ten of the best articles in American history published in 2006 selected from over 300 learned and popular journals. Topics range from the general to the specific and cover all aspects of American history, from the early days of the republic through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. These are the questions that today's historians are asking.


American History Civil war Cold War liberty

Editors and affiliations

  • Joyce Appleby
    • 1
  1. 1.Organization of American HistoriansUSA

About the editors

THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN HISTORIANS was founded in 1907 and publishes the Journal of American History. The largest international learned society devoted to American history, it has 9,000 members in the USA and around the world.

JOYCE APPLEBY is Professor Emerita, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, and President of both the Organization of American Historians and the American Historical Association.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Best American History Essays 2006
  • Editors Organization of American Historians
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2006
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection History (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4039-6840-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4039-6852-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-137-06580-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VII, 305
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics History of the Americas
    US History
    Modern History
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