Ricardo A. Herrera, “For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861” (NYU Press, 2015)
Citizenship, identity, and legitimacy are the cornerstones of Ricardo A. Herrera’s book, For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861 (New York University Press, 2015). Drawing from hundreds of letters, memoirs, editorials, and contemporary… Read More
James Forman Jr., “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America” (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2017)
In this podcast I talk with James Forman Jr. about his book Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017). Mass incarceration and the carceral state are hot topics in law… Read More
Marion Deshmukh, “Max Liebermann: Modern Art and Modern Germany” (Routledge, 2015)
In her new book, Max Liebermann: Modern Art and Modern Germany (Routledge 2015), Marion Deshmukh, the Robert T. Hawkes Professor of History Emeritus at George Mason University, examines the life and career of the prolific German artist Max Liebermann.… Read More
Lisa M. Corrigan, “Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation” (U. Press of Mississippi, 2016)
In the black liberation movement, imprisonment emerged as a key rhetorical, theoretical, and media resource. Imprisoned activists developed tactics and ideology to counter white supremacy. Prison Power: How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation (University Press of Mississippi Read More
Andrea L. Turpin, “A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917” (Cornell UP, 2017)
Andrea L. Turpin is an Associate Professor of History at Baylor University. Her book, A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917 (Cornell University Press, 2017), begins with the early institutions… Read More
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