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Our August 2017 issue features an essay on self-help culture in U.S. history, a piece on the revival of breastfeeding practices among U.S. women, and a roundtable on early popular histories of HIV/AIDS.

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Self-Help in America: A Project for Moral Perfection

Trysh Travis

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From Living Rooms to Hospitals: The Breastfeeding Movement and the Limits of Success

Jessica Martucci

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HIV/AIDS in U.S. History: A Conversation about Early Popular Histories of HIV/AIDS

Jennifer Brier, Julio Capó Jr., Christina Hanhardt, and Dan Royles

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The Historical Profession

Podcasting History

Betsy A. Beasley & David P. Stein

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The Craft of Teaching

From Professing to Teaching

Elizabeth Bergman

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The Digital Edge

One Size Does Not Fit All: Adaptive Courseware in U.S. History Instruction

Denise E. Bates

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From the President

The Digital Ecology of American History

Edward L. Ayers

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