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.
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
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
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
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.
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In Making Mexican Chicago, Mike Amezcua explores how the Windy City became a Latinx metropolis in the second half of the twentieth century, offering a powerful