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For many rural 19th century Americans, dose size was the only different between human and veterinary medicines, and as such include instructions for both human and animal use. (Photo credit: Kendall Teare)
June 19, 2018
Eliza Smith was a housewife and best-selling author, whose book, “The Compleat Housewife,” is filled with more than 300 recipes for cordials, roasts, pickling — and how to...
June 14, 2018
In this conference in honor of Stuart Schwartz, scholars from Europe and Brazil discuss his contributions to the history of Iberian societies, colonial Brazil, and Africans...
June 11, 2018
Anders Winroth, newly named as the Birgit Baldwin Professor of History, specializes in the history of medieval Europe. Winroth’s research is focused specifically on the...
May 30, 2018
Jun Yan Chua graduates summa cum laude with exceptional distinction in his major, History. Yan has received the Hubbard Curtis Prize for Excellence in English, a Ten Eyck...
May 24, 2018
It was a long-standing curiosity about museums — one that was piqued during a fellowship as a Yale undergraduate — that sparked Denise Y. Ho’s desire to write her new book, “...
May 24, 2018
The History Department awarded the following students with senior essay prizes at a ceremony in the department on Friday, May 18th. Read more about the prizes here....
May 22, 2018
When Salman ibn Abdulaziz became crown prince of Saudi Arabia on June 18, 2012, there was a palpable sense of anxiety across the country. This had little to do with the usual...