December 16, 2016

Volume 63, Issue 17

The Chronicle Review

Historians and economists clash over the role slavery played in capitalism.

The Americas were built on the backs of not just black slaves but Indian slaves as well.

In the Anthropocene, historians might chronicle the end of their species.

How Roberta and Albert Wohlstetter used their scholarly cachet to shape the Cold War.

We can’t save them, but we can love them.

Flooded with unstable information from uncertain sources, historians must change their ways.

Descriptions of the latest titles, divided by category.