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October 7, 2022
It is commonly assumed that the creation story of Genesis and its chronology were the only narratives openly available in medieval and early modern Europe and that the...
October 7, 2022
A study involving affiliates of the Yale Environmental Humanities Program assessed the consequences of land displacement and forced migration on present-day Native American...
October 6, 2022
Abstract During the Little Ice Age of the early modern centuries, close to a third of the globe’s population perished. Because this period serves as the most recent...
August 25, 2022
New Yale history faculty member Nurfadzilah Yahaya specialises in history of Southeast Asia, Indian Ocean history, legal history, history of infrastructure, and environmental...
July 21, 2022
As Britain and France grapple with sweltering temperatures — possibly even record temperatures — for which their countries are ill-equipped, their privileged residents are...
June 3, 2022
Cross-posted from Yale News By Susan Gonzalez Yale historian Sunil Amrith has been awarded the 2022 Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for History in recognition of his examination of...
May 2, 2022
Sea and Land: An Environmental History of the Caribbean Philip J. Morgan, John R. McNeill, Matthew Mulcahy, and Stuart B. Schwartz Oxford University Press, 2022 Sea and Land ...
February 23, 2022
Taylor Rose, “The ‘Opening of the Clackamas’: Log Trucks, Access Roads, and Multiple-Use Infrastructure in Oregon’s National Forests,” Western Historical Quarterly. Driving...
November 9, 2021
Book Abstract: Climate change over the past thousands of years is undeniable, but debate has arisen about its impact on past human societies.  This book explores the link...
October 31, 2021
Dr. Alvita Akiboh is a U.S. historian specializing in the history of U.S. overseas colonies in the Caribbean and Pacific. She earned her PhD in History from Northwestern...
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August 10, 2021
In the 1960s and 1970s, an insurgent attack on traditional liberalism took shape in America. It was built on new ideals of citizen advocacy and the public interest....
April 5, 2021
Abstract The first wave of environmental justice literature tended to define environmental racism as the disparate siting of toxic waste facilities in low-income areas and...
August 27, 2020
Taylor Rose has been awarded the Fellowship in Aerospace History, funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The Fellowship includes a stipend of $21...
July 7, 2020
https://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/117/27/15443.full.pdf Joseph R. McConnell, Michael Sigl, Gill Plunkett, Andrea Burke, Woon Mi Kim, Christoph C. Raible, Andrew I. Wilson,...