News Archive : March 2019

March 28, 2019

Gregory Mann wrote for Africa is a Country: “A bloody scandal in Mali.”

March 26, 2019

On April 16th, Madeleine Zelin will give a talk at Yale Law School’s Legal History Forum entitled “Legal transplants and local customs: The struggle over apportioned liability for partnership debt in early modern China.” 

Andrew Delbanco received the 2019 Mark Lynton History Prize for The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War

March 25, 2019

Pamela Smith’s most recent edited volume, Entangled Itineraries: Materials, Practices, and Knowledges Across Eurasia, is now available for pre-order at the University of Pittsburgh Press. Its twelve essays trace the pathways of diverse materials, techniques, and systems of knowledge across Eurasia, 800-1800.

Pamela Smith gave the annual Dibner Lecture in the History of Science at the Huntington Library on March 20. Her lecture was entitled “Of Lizards, Laboratories, and History: The Making and Knowing Project.”

Stephanie McCurry’s recently released book Women’s War “challenges the idea that women are outside of war, through a trio of dramatic stories revealing women’s transformative role in the American Civil War.” It is now available through Harvard University Press

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