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J. P. Daughton is an associate professor of modern European history at Stanford who studies imperialism and the history of humanitarianism. A 2014-2015 Stanford Humanities Center Internal Faculty Fellow, Daughton is working on his book project, Humanity So Far Away: Violence, Humanitarianism, and...
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Alexander L. Manly could have been the first victim of the bloody race riot that exploded in Wilmington, N.C., in early November 1898. Manly, publisher of the Daily Record, North Carolina’s only African-American newspaper, was the target of the rioters after he wrote an inflammatory editorial about...
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Feb 3 2015 | Stanford Report
Working with an international team, Stanford history Professor Londa Schiebinger has used gender analysis to spark discovery in science and innovation in technology. BY BARBARA WILCOX Doing research wrong costs lives and money. Ten drugs were recently withdrawn from the U.S. market because of life-...
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Jan 28 2015
The Jewish Lives biography series published by Yale University Press, a collection of volumes now numbering more than twenty and edited under the supervision of Steven J.
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Jan 27 2015 | KALW Public Radio
On the January 27, 2015 episode of “Crosscurrents,” we are talking about identity. We have heard how people, whether intentionally or not, can “pass” as another race, just by the sound of their voice. Passing can also be a full-time, physical endeavor. The United States has a long history of...