Untold History of Panama's Successful Enslaved Resistance Detailed in 'African Maroons' Book
Associate Professor Robert Schwaller's book titled “African Maroons in Sixteenth-Century Panama: A History in Documents” details how, from the 1520s through the 1580s, thousands of enslaved Africans fled captivity in Spanish Panama and formed their own communities.
Drinking in Tradition: A Short History of Izakaya
Professor Eric C. Rath's latest article for Sake Times provides a history of how sake gave rise to Japan’s famed and unique gastropubs.
Clash of US Empire and Indigenous Peoples of Black Hills Chronicled in ‘Myth-Mapping’ Article
Professor Elaine Nelson's latest article, “‘No where to be found’: Myth-Mapping, Empire, and Resistance in the Black Hills Country, 1800-1860,” explores how 19th-century Americans viewed the Black Hills of her home state of South Dakota, while diminishing the history of Indigenous people in the area.
Video Games Shape How Americans Understand Historical Events
Professor Andrew Denning's article “Deep Play? Video Games and the Historical Imaginary" explores the role video games have in shaping players’ interest in history.
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Beyond Pearl Harbor: A Pacific History (2019)
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World of Trouble: A Philadelphia Quaker Family's Journey through the American Revolution (2019)
The American Culture of War: The History of U.S. Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom (2018)
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Japan's Cuisines: Food, Place and Identity (2016)
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Familiar Strangers: The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of the Soviet Empire (2016)
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Debating Sex and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Spain (2020)
Marta V. Vicente
Los señores del guano: Una historia ecológica global del Pacífico (Translation 2019)
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Fat: A Cultural History of the Stuff of Life (2019)
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Andrew C. Isenberg (Co-Author)
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