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The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) recently awarded a $200,000 grant to Stanford’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute to support the continuation of its King Papers Project.
In "Empire of Guns," Stanford history professor Priya Satia offers a new perspective on Britain's gun trade and its role in the industrial revolution and imperial expansion. Satia joins us to discuss her book, which uses the life of British gunmaker Samuel Galton to explore firearms' longtime role...
May 14 2018 | Stanford News
Stanford historian Ana Raquel Minian explains how undocumented migration from Mexico to the United States became entrenched between 1965 and 1986 in her recently published book.
The storm of opposition to President Donald Trump’s December 6, 2017 announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital was predictable, and has been, so far, ineffectual. More consequentially, in the following week Israeli forces killed four and wounded ten Palestinian protestors in the West...
May 10 2018 | The New
In his address to the National Rifle Association last weekend, President Trump criticized gun-free zones while his secret service discordantly made the convention a gun-free zone for his safety. The controversy returned guns to the headlines after a month of data scandals. Gun control activists...