The Moment of Liberation in Western Europe Power Struggles and Rebellions, 1943-1948

The Moment of Liberation in Western Europe: Power Struggles & Rebellions, 1943–1948, regards the final two years of World War II and the immediate post-liberation period as a...

Break Every Yoke Religion, Justice, and the Abolition of Prisons

Changes in the American religious landscape enabled the rise of mass incarceration. Religious ideas and practices also offer a key for ending mass incarceration. These are the...

Terraformer

Deadly toxins can be hidden inside the most beautiful flowers. That's what Astra Meador's famous biophysicist mother taught her.As her mother's apprentice, Astra has developed...

Shortlisted Women in the Shadows of the Supreme Court

The inspiring and previously untold history of the women considered—but not selected—for the US Supreme CourtIn 1981, after almost two centuries of exclusively male...

The Linen Queen A Novel

Abandoned by her father and neglected by her self-centered, unstable mother, Sheila McGee cannot wait to escape the drudgery of her mill village life in Northern Ireland. Her...

Cryptography The Key to Digital Security, How It Works, and Why It Matters

Despite its reputation as a language only of spies and hackers, cryptography plays a critical role in our everyday lives. Though often invisible, it underpins the security of our...

One Mighty and Irresistible Tide The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965

The idea of the United States as a nation of immigrants is at the core of the American narrative. But in 1924, Congress instituted a system of ethnic quotas so stringent that it...

How to Make Love to a Despot and Other Ways to Change American Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century

Since the end of the Second World War, the United States has sunk hundreds of billions of dollars into foreign economies in the hope that its investments would help remake the...

Jefferson's Muslim Fugitives The Lost Story of Enslaved Africans, their Arabic Letters, and an American President

On October 3, 1807, Thomas Jefferson was contacted by an unknown traveler urgently pleading for a private "interview" with the president, promising to disclose "a matter of...

Undiscovered Country A Novel Inspired by the Lives of Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok

In 1932, New York City, top reporter Lorena "Hick" Hickok starts each day with a front page byline—and finishes it swigging bourbon and planning her next big scoop.But an...

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