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After Bannockburn—After the Referen...

Michael Penman— Scotland’s medieval icons William Wallace and Robert the Bruce and their military encounters with England only occasionally reared ...

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Why Aren’t We Celebrating Con...

Lorri Glover— Today is Constitution Day, not that you would know it. The anniversary has never sparked the public imagination. Forget rivaling the ...

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What Does Independence Mean for Sco...

James E. Cronin— Great Britain, the nation that teamed up with the United States to defeat Germany in two world wars and, after each, to do what it...

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Did DNA Really Prove the Identity o...

Paul Begg— If it seems too good to be true—it probably is. Over the last few days the newspapers and television have become very excited over a ...

Arts & Culture

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Translating Trans-Atlantyk: Behind the Scenes with Danuta Borchardt

Many consider Polish novelist Witold Gombrowicz one of the greatest writers of the past hundred years and Danuta Borchardt is undoubtedly on...

Current Affairs

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After Bannockburn—After the Referendum: Robert the Bruce and the difficulties of Settlement

Michael Penman— Scotland’s medieval icons William Wallace and Robert the Bruce and their military...

History

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After Bannockburn—After the Referendum: Robert the Bruce and the difficulties of Settlement

Michael Penman— Scotland’s medieval icons William Wallace and Robert the Bruce and their military encounters with England only occasional...

Religion

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A World Without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide (Author Interview Video)

Follow @yaleRELIbooks On the night of November 9, 1938, now known as Kristallnacht, the Nazis burned the Hebrew Bible everywhere in Germa...

Social Science

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King’s Dream: Civil Rights and the History of Nonviolent Protest

On this day in 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. gave what is widely hailed as the best political speech of the twentieth century. King famously ...

Science

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The Death of the Monarch Butterfly

Robert Michael Pyle— Many people will have greeted the news that the monarch butterfly has been proposed for listing under the Endangered...

Books

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Celebrating Yale Press Founder’s Day with the Two ‘YUPs and a Nope’ Quiz

As faithful readers of our blog will no doubt already know, the Yale Press was founded in 1908 by George Parmly Day and his wife, Wilhelmina...