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THE ANARCHY, William Dalrymple’s gripping book on the East India Company’s “relentless rise” in the Indian subcontinent from 1756 to 1803, settles many things. No one can now argue that Indians did not put up a tough fight; that they lacked in…

PhD alumni Kristen Alff  was  awarded the World History Association’s 2019 Dissertation Prize for the Best Doctoral Dissertation. The award recognizes doctoral work in world, global, or transnational history with an emphasis on analysis of…

Robert Proctor talks to BBC’s Inside Health podcast about the history of tobacco industry’s marketing efforts in the United States and abroad.

 

 

   

Stanford historian Joel Cabrita traces her lifelong passion for examining and better understanding voices from Southern Africa to a childhood spent listening to the rhythmic songs and prayers of her religious neighbors.

Cabrita grew up in…

The Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School is pleased to award its second annual U.S.-Russia Relations Book Prize to Professor Norman Naimark of Stanford University for his new book Stalin and the Fate of Europe: The Postwar Struggle…

Professor of Chinese history THOMAS MULLANEY has been awarded a prominent fellowship at the Library of Congress. Beginning in the spring, Mullaney will be in residence at the John W. Kluge Center in Washington, D.C., as the 2020–21 Kluge Chair in…

Professor Joel Cabrita’s The People’s Zion: Southern Africa, the United States and a Transatlantic Faith-Healing Movement, Harvard University Press, 2018 has received the American Society of Church History Albert C. Outler Prize for 2019.

Stanford University professor and author David Como has won the Samuel Pepys Award 2019 for Radical Parliamentarians and the English Civil War (Oxford University Press).

The biennial prize is awarded to a publication that makes the…

In the immediate years after World War II, Josef Stalin sought a more flexible, geostrategic approach to advancing Soviet interests abroad, according to Stanford historian Norman Naimark.

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To many historians…

Thomas S. Mullaney was recently named the Kluge Chair in Technology and Society at the Library of Congress.  According to the John W. Kluge Center's website, "The Kluge Chair in Technology and Society in The John W. Kluge Center of the Library of…