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David Brion Davis’s pathbreaking study of the problem of slavery.
Like a lot of red revolutionaries, Abraham Cahan ended up to the right of where he began.
Diane Ravitch’s latest call-to-arms against the privatization of public schools.
The main characters in Melville’s Moby-Dick and Benito Cereno represent the dark, corrupting branches of American imperialism.
MFAs aren’t a problem: it’s artists being content with what they know.
A new history of Chile is a wrestling match between fatalism and optimism.
The worlds of Sholem Aleichem.