753,101 subscribers a community for 6 years, 9 monthslast post today [+]
> 1. This Week's Theme is North Africa
New to \/r/AskHistorians? Please read our subreddit rules and FAQ before posting!
- Upvote informative, well sourced answers
- Downvote and Report comments that are unhelpful or grossly off-topic
The Rules, in Brief
1. Be Nice: No Racism, Bigotry, or Offensive Behavior.
2. Nothing Less Than 20 Years Old, and Don't Soapbox.
3. Ask Clear and Specific Questions, with Time and Place in Mind.
4. Write Original, In-Depth and Comprehensive Answers, Using Good Historical Practices.
5. Provide Primary and Secondary Sources If Asked. No Tertiary Sources Like Wikipedia.
6. Serious On-Topic Comments Only: No Jokes, Anecdotes, Clutter, or other Digressions.
7. Report Comments That Break Reddiquette or the Subreddit Rules.
- Subreddit rules
- Popular questions (FAQ)
- Monthly Award Winners
- The AskHistorians Podcast
- Books and Resources list
- List of flaired users
- Flaired User Profiles
Our flaired users have detailed knowledge of their historical specialty and a proven record of excellent contributions to /r/AskHistorians.
- African History
- North American History
- Middle and South American History
- Asian History
- European History
- Middle Eastern History
- Oceanic History
- Art History
- History of Religion and Philosophy
- Military History
- History of Science and Technology
- Quality Contributor
To nominate someone else as a Quality Contributor, message the mods.
|Participant(s)|Event| |:--|--:|:--| | March 28th | | | Dr. Ashley Farmer, author of 'Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era' | AMA: Black Women's History | | April 19th | | | Dr. Serge Lemaitre, Americas Collections Curator, Royal Museums of Arts and History, Brussels | South American Mummies |
Feature posts are posted weekly. The current rotation is:
- Monday Methods (upcoming themes)
- Tuesday Trivia (upcoming themes)
- Short Answers to Simple Questions
- Thursday Reading and Research
- Friday Free-for-All
- Saturday Spotlight
- Sunday Digest
- AskHistorians Podcast (biweekly)
- Floating Features
- Previous features