Fields of Specialization

The field specializations used here were taken from the 2004–05 Directory of History Departments, Historical Organizations, and Historians. The departments reported more than 126 specializations comprised of 352 specific fields. To make a usable list, AHA staff reduced the list to a 12 of the largest geographic, temporal, and topical categories, along with a dropdown list of the different variations. These are intended only as a starting point for exploration.

 

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Largest Categories

Click on the fields to see a list of departments and programs that reported a specialization. From there, you can click on to more detailed information.

Africa

Ancient

Asia

Europe

Latin America

Middle East

Public

Russia/Soviet Union

Science/Medicine/Technology

U.S./Canada/North America

World/Global

Topical/Thematic

 

Last Updated: August 9, 2007