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Verdi’s Aida premiered at the Khedivial Opera House, Cairo, to celebrate the opening of the Suez Canal. Photo courtesy Wikipedia

Adam Mestyan's article featured in Aeon

Adam Mestyan's article "Was Cairo's grand opera house a tool of cultural imperialism?" is featured in Aeon.   Photo courtesy Wikipedia

Catholic Modern: The Challenge of Totalitarianism and the Remaking of the Church

James Chappel's new book, Catholic Modern: The Challenge of Totalitarianism and the Remaking of the Church, has been published by Harvard University Press.

Ed Balleisen wins awards at the Business History Conference

Edward J. Balleisen, Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies and Professor of History and Public Policy, received two scholarly recognitions at the 2018 annual meeting Business History Conference (BHC), held in Baltimore.

Balleisen’s Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff...

"Democracy in Chains: An interview with author Nancy MacLean"

Southern Poverty Law Center’s HATEWATCH recently posted an interview of Nancy MacLean on "Democracy in Chains."  You can read the full interview here.

 

"Dear Old Duke: The Social Scientists"

Both, Bill Chafe and Sy Mauskopf, are featured in The Chronicle's "Dear Old Duke" Series.  

Prof. Chafe (Left: Oct. 10, 1984, by Tammi Henkin | Right:  Feb. 12, 2018, by Bre Bradham ) Prof....
The Merchant’s Tale: Yokohama and the Transformation of Japan

The Merchant’s Tale: Yokohama and the Transformation of Japan

Professor Simon Partner's new book, "The Merchant's Tale: Yokohama and the Transformation of Japan" has been published by Columbia University Press.

Nancy MacLean

Nancy MacLean writes op-ed in The Hill

Read Nancy MacLean's recent op-ed, "The GOP tax bill could kill two birds with one stone" here.

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