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The Sky Turns Black from Smoke

The Sky Turns Black from Smoke

Marci Shore— The Sky Turns Black from Smoke Close to midnight on Tuesday, 18 February 2014, twenty-one-year-old Misha Martynenko, reeking of smoke, returned to the Kiev apartment he shared with… READ MORE

For All That Changed, Hamas is Still Hamas

For All That Changed, Hamas is Still Hamas

Matthew Levitt— Over the last 18 years, since I wrote Hamas: Politics, Charity and Terrorism in the Service of Jihad, Hamas has experienced significant change—just not in the ways many… READ MORE

The Environment: Not Quite Left Out

The Environment: Not Quite Left Out

Joya Chatterji— Most people of South Asia in the 20th century had a different understanding of the environment than we have today. Today we see speak of the impending “global… READ MORE

Ep. 130 — Rome’s Last Pagan Emperor

Ep. 130 — Rome’s Last Pagan Emperor

In this episode of the Yale University Press podcast, we talk with Philip Freeman about Julian: Rome’s Last Pagan Emperor. Julian: Rome’s Last Pagan Emperor is part of the Ancient Lives Series,… READ MORE

The Art Plunderer of Paris

The Art Plunderer of Paris

Jonathan Petropoulos— The evening was planned as a form of theater, a series of carefully staged scenes. Each room, or set, in the extraordinary eighteenth-century Parisian hôtel particulier featured a… READ MORE

The Courageous Merze Tate

The Courageous Merze Tate

Barbara D. Savage — On a spring evening in 1921, more than four hundred people crammed into a high school auditorium in Battle Creek, Michigan, to witness an annual student… READ MORE

Ep. 126 — Do States Act Rationally?

Ep. 126 — Do States Act Rationally?

In this episode of the Yale University Press Podcast, we talk with John J. Mearsheimer and Sebastian Rosato about How States Think: The Rationality of Foreign Policy. Starting with a… READ MORE

The Cookery Book

The Cookery Book

Helen Fry— During wartime women were a valuable source of intelligence-gathering because they could move much more freely in occupied countries than men. They used their “invisibility” to gather and… READ MORE

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