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Last Sunday, as Border Patrol agents were tear-gassing Central American asylum seekers, including parents with their toddlers, more than 40,000 other migrants were being held in detention facilities across the United States.
The Economist, Dec 1, '2018.   The Economist best books of the year, under the History category, included Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of History, by Steven Zipperstein.
The work of Stanford historian CLAYBORNE CARSON has been recently honored with two awards, one of which took him to the Taj Mahal Palace in India this month.
Reading Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” feels like catching up with an old friend over a lazy afternoon. Parts of her story are familiar, but still, you lean in, eager to hear them again. Other parts are new and come as a surprise. Sometimes her story makes you laugh out loud and shake your...
Even as gun control advocates celebrated election gains last week, the country was in the grip of terror following mass shootings in Pittsburgh and Thousand Oaks. This terrorism is not purely a domestic phenomenon, but a product of America’s relationship with the world: Terrorism in American life...

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