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July 10, 2016
For most of the twentieth century, maps were indispensable. They were how governments understood, managed, and defended their territory, and during the two world wars they...
June 13, 2016
Yale historian Paul Freedman, author of Food: The History of Taste, co-hosted the inaugural MAD Institute at Yale to work with chefs and others to develop a new generation of...
April 19, 2016
Throughout most of the nineteenth century, steamships were the main tool of British informal imperialism in what is now southern Iraq. Despite that centrality, steam shipping...
April 14, 2016
Professor Alan Mikhail recently received the Leopold-Hidy Prize for Best Article in Environmental History for his essay, “Ottoman Iceland: A Climate History” (April 2015...
February 15, 2016
Alan Mikhail, “Enlightenment Anthropocene,” Eighteenth-Century Studies 49.2 (2016): 211-231. Abstract: This article offers an analysis of the emergence, use, and current...
January 20, 2016
Sabin’s essay examines how President Jimmy Carter and his policy advisors sought to balance regulation to protect health and the environment with regulatory reform that...
November 15, 2015
Fledgling public interest environmental law firms achieved landmark victories in the 1970s that helped define the early successes of the modern environmental movement. They...

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