The Hanover Historical Review

Volume 17, 2022

Entire Text

J. Michael Raley and Anthony Miller, "Foreword"

Freshman History Essays

Abigail Corder, "The Impact of Serfdom on the Russian Empire: The Social, Political, and Economic Struggles from Russia’s 'Backwardness'”

Alex Miller, "The Feminine Ideal in the Heian Period of Japan"

Julianna Mussa, "Changing Dynasties, Consistent Values: The Ideals and Beliefs of Ancient Egypt and Their Consistency"

Lexi Traylor, "Rivers, Gods, and River Gods: A Source of Egyptian Optimism"

Student Essays

Delaney Benner, "Richard I and Marriage: How Richard I Used Marriage to Benefit Himself During the Third Crusade"

Jace Lichtefeld, "Individualism, Consumerism, Commercialism, Nationalism, and Pottery"

Maxwell Mickelson
, "Trial by Fire: The Unsubstantiated Accusations Against the Knights Templar"

James Moll, "Conversion, Annihilation, or Suicide: The 1096 Jewish Pogroms in the Rhineland"

Senior History Thesis (Abridged)

Bradley Hancock, "Major Engagements of the German and Irish Soldiers in the American Civil War"


The HHR Editorial Board welcomes submissions of essays, document transcriptions and translations, and book reviews of a historical nature from any discipline.

Manuscripts must be prepared in conformity with The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, in 12-point Times Roman font, double-spaced (including footnotes) and with pages numbered.

Submissions should be submitted by email attachment as a Microsoft Word document to Professor Michael Raley ( or Professor Anthony Miller ( Because all submitted manuscripts will be evaluated anonymously, the author’s name should appear only on the title page. There should be no identifying markers (including headers and hidden texts) within the body of the paper.

Articles should not exceed 3,000 words without the prior approval of the HHR editors. Please note that submissions accepted for publication may be edited to conform to the HHR’s style. The HHR editors remain the final arbiters of length, grammar, and usage. However, they will endeavor to consult with authors with regard to any changes made in the interest of clarity and economy of expression.

The HHR disclaims responsibility for any statements, either as fact or opinion, made by contributors.


Senior Editors
Bradley Hancock, Eliza Malott

Junior Editors
Mary Isola, Lauren Rippy, and Maddy Shelton

Lauren Rippy and Rachel Pinnick

Editorial Board
Jey Gregory
Bradley Hancock
Jake Kehoe
Eliza Malott
James Moll
Rachel Pinnick
Lauren Rippy
Maddy Shelton
Mary Isola
Autumn Webster

Freshman Intern
Lexi Traylor

Faculty Advisors and Managing Editors
J. Michael Raley, Professor of History
Anthony Miller, Assistant Professor of History

Financial Support
Department of History and Hanover College

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