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"Because of our shared English language, as well as the celebrated origin tales of the Mayflower and the rebellion of the British colonies, the United States has prized its An…more
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Tangier Island, Virginia, is a community unique on the American landscape. Mapped by John Smith in 1608, settled during the American Revolution, the tiny sliver of mud is home…more
- Our history is the future: Standing Rock versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the long tradition of Indigenous resistanceGet This Now!
"In 2016, a small protest encampment at the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota, initially established to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, grew to b…more
- Thick: and other essaysGet This Now!
"In these eight ... explorations on beauty, media, money, and more, Tressie McMillan Cottom--award-winning professor and ... author of Lower Ed--embraces her ... role as a pur…more
- The uninhabitable earth: life after warmingGet This Now!
"It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors a…more
- The heartbeat of Wounded Knee: native America from 1890 to the presentGet This Now!
The received idea of Native American history -- as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's 1970 mega-bestselling Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee -- has been that American Indian h…more
- My boyfriend is a bearGet This Now!
The delightful story of Nora who, after a succession of terrible boyfriends, finds a much happier relationship with a 500-pound American black bear. Bear meets girl. Nora has …more
- The rise and fall of peace on EarthGet This Now!
"The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth examines that singularly peaceful quarter century. Its initial three chapters describe how and why peace came to be established in three i…more
- Histories of the transgender childGet This Now!
With transgender rights front and center in American politics, media, and culture, the pervasive myth still exists that today's transgender children are a brand new generation…more
- Media and mass atrocity: the Rwanda genocide and beyondGet This Now!
"Twenty-five years after the Rwanda genocide, there is still much to learn about the role the media played as similar tragedies continue to unfold today. When human beings are…more
- The origin of SatanGet This Now!