Megan Swift talks about how her new book, Picturing the Page, and explores the vital and multifaceted function illustrated children’s literature plays in repurposing the past.
July 16, 2020 Megan Swift
In our first post for Pride Month, Javier Samper Vendrell, author of The Seduction of Youth , looks at the history of gay rights and what lessons can be learned.
June 19, 2020 Javier Samper Vendrell
This week, Craig Blue, our Digital Marketing Coordinator, has chosen Contested Fields: A Global History of Modern Football as his staff pick.
May 25, 2020 Craig Blue
Barbara H. Rosenwein, author of the bestselling textbook A Short History of the Middle Ages provides us with a very insightful and fascinating trip back to the inception of her textbook project.
April 30, 2020 Barbara H. Rosenwein
Karl D. Qualls’s discusses his new book, Stalin’s Ninos, and the research that went into the project, revealing the Soviet transformation of children into future builders of communism and highlighting the educational techniques shared with other modern states.
March 20, 2020 Karl D. Qualls
Although Aristotle’s contribution to biology has long been recognized, there are many philosophers and historians of science who call him the man who held up the Scientific Revolution by two thousand years. In this post, Christoper Byrne, author of Aristotle’s Science of Matter and Motion, criticizes these views, including that of Thomas Kuhn, a well-known historian and philosopher of science, who was one of many historians that labelled Arisitotle of being the great delayer of natural science.
January 24, 2020 Christopher Byrne