The American Historian

Disaster History

Our February 2018 issue features a roundtable and reasearching and teaching disaster history, an essay on the history of U.S. foriegn disaster assistance, a piece on disasters in Colonial America, and an article that examines disasters during the Progressive Era.

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This issue's cover features a city on fire, with many people dead, and may people trying to fight the fire. This is a drawing or painting not a photograph. The issue's title