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Earth Day and the Anthropocene

Tweet[reposted from the University of California Press Blog‘s Earth Week Blog Series] On November 4, 2016, the Paris Climate Agreement went into effect. …

Leo Tolstoy, 1897

Open Access and the Historical Profession

On July 22, 2013, the American Historical Association released a statement recommending that departments and universities allow students the option of embargoing their dissertations from open online access for up to six years. The following debate ensued…

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How Much do the NEA and NEH Cost Us?

TweetWe knew this was coming. A proposal for entirely dismantling the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities. Yesterday, the new administration …

Carington Bowles. "How d'ye like me". 1772. mezzotint. 353 x 251 mm. British Museum Department of Prints and Drawings. 1935,0522.1.119

Yankee Doodle and the Macaroni

TweetYankee Doodle went to town A-riding on a pony, Stuck a feather in his cap And called it macaroni. When “Yankee Doodle” …