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Dec 16 2014 | The Root
Claybore Carson, Professor of American History and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, and Allyson Hobbs, Assistant Professor of American History, have both have books listed in  ""The Best 15 Nonfiction Books by African American Authors in 2014" by Root. To...
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Students in SIMILE, an intensive year-long humanities program with a focus on the history of science, put hand-made ink to hand-made paper to recreate the ancient manuscript process. Their projects captured for posterity snippets of ancient and modern knowledge necessary to understand our world....
Nov 19 2014 | Stanford Report
Stanford history Professor KEITH BAKER has won an Award for Scholarly Distinction from the American Historical Association. Each year the AHA honors senior historians in the United States for lifetime achievement in the discipline. Baker is one of three to win the award for 2014. “This came as a...
Nov 17 2014 | Stanford Report
Stanford archaeologist leads the first detailed study of human remains at the ancient Egyptian site of Deir el-Medina. By combining an analysis of written artifacts with a study of skeletal remains, Stanford postdoctoral scholar Anne Austin is creating a detailed picture of care and medicine in the...
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Oct 17 2014 | Stanford Report
Through a historical analysis of agrarian reform and hydraulic technology, Stanford professor Mikael Wolfe discovers how politically well-connected business interests helped put Mexico's groundwater supply on a path toward unsustainability. BY KATHRYN DICKASON The Humanities at Stanford