• Perspectives: A Journal of Historical Inquiry
  • Winner of the 2018 Gerald D. Nash History Journal Award for Best Graduate Electronic Journal
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  • Winner of the 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Gerald D. Nash History Journal Award for Best Graduate Electronic Journal, Best Journal

Volume 45 Wins 2018 Nash Prize

We are proud to announce that Perspectives volume 45 was just awarded Phi Alpha Theta's Gerald D. Nash Journal Award for Best Graduate Online Journal in 2018. Congratulations to all of our editors and contributors for their hard-earned achievment!

Perspectives Volume 45

Cal State LA's HIST 4970 class proudly presents the Nash Award-winning forty-fifth volume of Perspectives: A Journal of Historical Inquiry.
Explore Volume 45's articles, reviews, and exclusive online features.


Special Features from Volume 45

Vampires and Happy Hour: The Eta Xi Chapter Since 1960

Explore this rich slice of history about how the Phi Alpha Theta Eta Xi chapter, our university, fellow students, and faculty built a vibrant legacy of camaraderie and support through academic enterprise and social activities.


The Other Voices of October: The Russian Revolution of 1917

“The Other Voices of October” challenges the framing of 1917 as an exclusively Bolshevik Revolution by investigating the political visions of individual thinkers in the tumultuous years between 1917 and 1921.

Explore our exclusively online feature here!




Perspectives is written and edited by students in the History Department and members of the Eta Xi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at California State University, Los Angeles. Since 1973, the journal has published the historical projects of undergraduate and graduate students.

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