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Current History to be published by University of California Press Beginning in May 2020

We are pleased to announce that beginning in May 2020, Current History will be published by the University of California Press (UC Press).

For more than 125 years, UC Press has been committed to championing exceptional scholarship and innovative thinking. It is one of the largest university presses in the United States, publishing nearly 200 new books and over 40 multi-issue journals per year. UC Press is delighted to welcome Current History to its list of globally-distributed publications.

UC Press is looking forward to working with Current History's editorial team to continue the publication's long tradition of groundbreaking coverage, providing a forum for leading scholars and specialists to analyze events and trends in every region of a rapidly changing world.


UC Press greatly values your readership and is currently working on transitioning all current active subscriptions to Current History. If you have a current subscription to Current History, your subscription will be transferred to UC Press and you do not need to take any action at this time. UC Press will be reaching out to current subscribers about active subscriptions. If you have questions or concerns about your existing subscription, please direct those to UC Press appreciates your patience during this transition.


As part of this exciting transition, Current History will enjoy a new online presence with UC Press. Beginning in May 2020, Current History will be available at Additionally, UC Press is pleased to make Current History content freely available online through June 30, 2020, in an effort to support libraries, faculty, students, and other readers during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Beginning May 1, 2020, new subscribers may order subscriptions directly through University of California Press via the journal's shop cart. New subscribers may use the following contact information for new subscriptions:

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