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episode 80: Nwando Achebe, "Female Monarchs and Merchant Queens in Africa" (Ohio UP, 2020)


Nwando Achebe considers the diverse forms and systems of female leadership in both the physical and spiritual worlds, as well as the complexities of female power in a multiplicity of distinct African societies...


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Post Script: A Deep Dive on China


How should we understand what's going on in China? Listen in....


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episode 26: Monica Coleman, "Bipolar Faith: A Black Woman’s Journey with Depression and Faith" (Fortress Press, 2016)


Monica A. Coleman's great-grandfather asked his two young sons to lift him up and pull out the chair when he hanged himself, and that noose stayed in the family shed for years...


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episode 224: David Livingstone Smith, "On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It" (Oxford UP 2020)


Smith analyzes what dehumanization is, why are we prone to dehumanize, and how we might resist dehumanizing others...


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episode 1: Jennifer Atkins, "New Orleans Carnival Balls: The Secret Side of Mardi Gras, 1870-1920" (LSU Press, 2017)


Atkins draws back the curtain on the origin of the exclusive Mardi Gras balls, bringing to light unique traditions unseen by outsiders...


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episode 127: Sonya Bilocerkowycz, "On Our Way Home from the Revolution: Reflections on Ukraine" (Mad Creek Books, 2019)


Bilocerkowycz speculates on the possibility of future revolutions built on the lessons of revolutions past—both big, and small...


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episode 4: Charles Piot, "The Fixer: Visa Lottery Chronicles" (Duke UP, 2019)


In the West African nation of Togo, applying for the U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery is a national obsession...


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episode 766: Thomas Borstelmann, "Just Like Us: The American Struggle to Understand Foreigners" (Columbia UP, 2020)


The American attitude towards outsiders has always been ambivalent....


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episode 192: Alyssa Gabbay, "Gender and Succession in Medieval and Early Modern Islam" (I.B. Tauris, 2020)


Gabbay shows that contrary to assumptions about Islam’s patrilineal nature, there is in fact precedent in pre-modern Islamic history of Muslims' recognition of bilateral descent...


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