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Native American Heritage Month Reading List 2023

Native American Heritage Month Reading List 2023

Native American Heritage Month was federally declared in 1990 and recognizes “Native Americans are essential to the fabric of the United States.”1 Commemorate with a selection Yale University Press titles… READ MORE

In the Eye of the Serpent

In the Eye of the Serpent

Whitney Barlow Robles— The serpent who beguiled Eve. Medusa’s ossifying glance. The hypnotic command of Kaa in Kipling’s Jungle Book. Harry’s second year at Hogwarts, turned upside down by a basilisk…. READ MORE

Celebrating The Rediscovery of America

Celebrating The Rediscovery of America

The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History has been named the winner of the 2023 National Book Award in Nonfiction. Finalists celebrated at the 74th… READ MORE

Migration and the End of Empire

Migration and the End of Empire

Peter Heather — However you line up the different factors involved, there’s no doubt that immigration played a major role in the unraveling of the western half of the Roman… READ MORE

“Out of Sight, Out of Mind”

“Out of Sight, Out of Mind”

Sean M. Kelley— You’ve probably never heard of William Vernon, a lifelong resident of Newport, Rhode Island, but he was one of the biggest slave owners in American history. According… READ MORE

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