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The American Historical Review Archives
By Samuel Flagg Bemis
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  • The American Historical Review
    Total Archives: 116 Years, 503 Issues, 73,706 Articles, 162,705pp
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    1. Presidential Address 
      The American Historical Review
      , January 1962, pp. 291-305
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      Deutschland und Die Vereinigten Staaten in der Weltpolitik, by Alfred Vagts
      1. Deutschland und Die Vereinigten Staaten in der Weltpolitik by Alfred Vagts
      The American Historical Review
      , October 1936, pp. 157-161
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      The Monroe Doctrine, 1867-1907, by Dexter Perkins
      1. The Monroe Doctrine, 1867-1907 by Dexter Perkins
      The American Historical Review
      , October 1938, pp. 164-165
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      Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1914-1920,
      1. Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1914-1920
      The American Historical Review
      , January 1941, pp. 438-440
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      Diplomatically Speaking, by Lloyd C. Griscom
      1. Diplomatically Speaking by Lloyd C. Griscom
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1941, p. 951
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      (Review)
      Hands Off: A History of the Monroe Doctrine, by Dexter Perkins
      1. Hands Off: A History of the Monroe Doctrine by Dexter Perkins
      The American Historical Review
      , January 1942, p. 389
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      Treaties and Other International Acts of the United States of America, Vol. VII, by Hun...
      1. Treaties and Other International Acts of the United States of America, Vol. VII by Hunter Miller
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1943, pp. 817-818
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      Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1928,
      1. Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1928
      The American Historical Review
      , January 1944, p. 324
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      Guide to Materials for American History in the Libraries and Archives of Paris, Vol. II...
      1. Guide to Materials for American History in the Libraries and Archives of Paris, Vol. II by Waldo G. Leland, John J. Meng, and Ab...
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1944, pp. 742-743
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      Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1929,
      1. Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1929
      The American Historical Review
      , January 1945, p. 368
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      Papers Relating to the Foreign Policy of the United States, 1930,
      1. Papers Relating to the Foreign Policy of the United States, 1930
      The American Historical Review
      , April 1946, p. 523
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      Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1919,
      1. Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1919
      The American Historical Review
      , October 1947, pp. 131-132
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      Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1919,
      1. Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, 1919
      The American Historical Review
      , October 1948, p. 171
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      The Department of State, by Graham H. Stuart
      1. The Department of State by Graham H. Stuart
      The American Historical Review
      , April 1950, p. 620
      1. The Department of State by Graham H. Stuart
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1950, pp. 952-953
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      Foreign Policy and the American Spirit, by Dexter Perkins
      1. Foreign Policy and the American Spirit by Dexter Perkins
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1958, p. 995
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      (Review)
      The United States and the Treaty Law of the Sea, by Henry Reiff
      1. The United States and the Treaty Law of the Sea by Henry Reiff
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1959, p. 965
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      The Diaries of George Washington, 1748-1799, by John C. Fitzpatrick and George Washin...
      1. The Diaries of George Washington, 1748-1799 by John C. Fitzpatrick and George Washin...
      The American Historical Review
      , April 1926, pp. 540-542
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      Jefferson and Hamilton, by Claude G. Bowers
      1. Jefferson and Hamilton by Claude G. Bowers
      The American Historical Review
      , April 1926, pp. 543-544
      1. Jefferson and Hamilton by Claude G. Bowers
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1926, pp. 794-795