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November 5, 2018
“In the introduction to Frederick Douglass’s second autobiography, “My Bondage and My Freedom,” published in 1855, his friend James McCune Smith wrote that if a stranger...
November 1, 2018
Abbas Amanat, the William Graham Sumner Professor of History at Yale, poured decades of research into “Iran: A Modern History,” his new book charting five centuries of...
October 31, 2018
Carlos Eire has won the biannual Yale University Press Jaroslav Pelikan Prize for his book Reformations: The Early Modern World, 1450-1650. The prize is awarded by Yale...
October 26, 2018
Three Yale faculty members — Anne Eller and William Rankin in the Department of History and Anna Zayaruznaya in the Department of Music — were awarded the 2018 Samuel and...
October 25, 2018
Development Politics and India’s Cold War Triangle: An Interview with David Engerman by the Toynbee Prize Foundation.
October 19, 2018
Imagine living in a country without the ability to become a citizen. Meanwhile, you endure discrimination and outright hostility on a daily basis because of your ethnicity....
October 17, 2018
“On 1 May 1958, a young woman was an unusual cynosure of all eyes in a courtroom in the north Indian city of Allahabad. Husna Bai, a 24-year-old woman, told Judge Jagdish...