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Cinema studies and English professor Peter Decherney traces the relationship between the film industry and the cultural elite to show how movies became American.Staff
Tabloids keep us up to date on the frolics of glamorous stars and the backstabbings of ruthless powerbrokers in Tinseltown.
Classicist examines the tragic fate of living too long.Staff
“Why do I overlive?” Adam laments in Paradise Lost.
Rick Beeman presents a unique overview of political culture and practice across the colonies on the eve of the American Revolution.Stephanie Brown
In his study, The Varieties of Political Experience in Eighteenth-Century America, Beeman found that American ideals of democracy developed in a contradictory and decidedly undemocratic world.
What do contemporary readers look for in a novel or poem, and just where can we trace the roots of those expectations?
Emeritus historian writes the human story from the Stone Age to today.Staff
Emeritus professor James Davis states up front the stark ambition of his latest scholarship, The Human Story: Our History from the Stone Age to Today.
Alan Charles Kors' work described as "an amazing scholarly and publication achievement.Staff
History Professor Alan Charles Kors has published his four-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of Enlightenment, a work that history chair Jonathan Steinberg describes as "an amazing scholarly and publication achievement."
New book looks at cultivating gardens and the selfRandall Couch
Can human nature benefit from cultivation?
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