Panel painters in both the middle ages and the fifteenth century created works that evoke the luster of precious stones, the sheen of polished gold
The Last Consolation Vanished is a unique and haunting first-person Holocaust account by Zalmen Gradowski, a Sonderkommando prisoner killed in Auschwitz. His extraordinary account, accompanied
In Lydia Maria Child: A Radical American Life professor Lydia Moland offers a compelling and personal biography of one of nineteenth-century America’s most courageous abolitionists.
Five Questions with Dominique A. Tobbell, author of Dr. Nurse: Science, Politics, and the Transformation of American Nursing
Nurses represent the largest segment of the US health care workforce and spend significantly more time with patients than any other member of the health
At the intersection of China, Russia, Korea, and Mongolia, Manchuria is known as a site of war and environmental extremes, where projects of political control
Five Questions with Victoria W. Wolcott, author of “Living in the Future: Utopianism and the Long Civil Rights Movement”
Utopian thinking is often dismissed as unrealistic, idealistic, and impractical—completely divorced from urgent issues like repairing the United States’ bitter history of racial injustice. But
Read an Excerpt from “The Queerness of Home: Gender, Sexuality, and the Politics of Domesticity After World War II” by Stephen Vider
In honor of Pride Month, we’re pleased to spotlight Stephen Vider’s recently published The Queerness of Home: Gender, Sexuality, and the Politics of Domesticity After
Tracy E. K’Meyer’s To Live Peaceably Together is a thoughtful examination of the struggle for fair housing in the postwar United States, with a unique
Private Virtues, Public Vices is a thought-provoking challenge to our ideas about philanthropy, marking it as a deeply political activity that allows the wealthy to
Read an Excerpt from our #ReadUCP Book Club Pick “The Contested Crown: Repatriation Politics between Europe and Mexico”
Our #ReadUCP Twitter Book Club is back! This March we are reading The Contested Crown: Repatriation Politics between Europe and Mexico by Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll.