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episode 66: Donald Reid, "Opening the Gates: The Lip Affair, 1968-1981" (Verso Books, 2018)


Throughout the book, Don plays close attention the interplay between the local story of Lip and the broader national and international contexts of the era...


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episode 136: Kerry Eggers, "Jail Blazers: How the Portland Trail Blazers Became the Bad Boys of Basketball" (Sport Publishing, 2018)


In the late ’90s and early 2000s, the Portland Trail Blazers were one of the hottest teams in the NBA...


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episode 545: Seán Moore, "Slavery and the Making of Early American Libraries" (Oxford UP, 2019)


Early American libraries stood at the nexus of two transatlantic branches of commerce—the book trade and the slave trade...


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episode 35: Chinyere K. Osuji, "Boundaries of Love: Interracial Marriage and the Meaning of Race" (NYU Press, 2019)


The increasing presence of interracial relationships is often read as an antidote to racism or as an indicator of the decreasing significance of race...


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episode 38: Jinah Kim, "Postcolonial Grief: The Afterlives of the Pacific Wars in the Americas" (Duke UP, 2019)


Kim explores questions of loss, memory, and redress in post WWII Asian diasporic decolonial politics...


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episode 17: Liat Steir-Livny, "Remaking Holocaust Memory: Documentary Cinema by Third Generation Survivors in Israel" (Syracuse UP, 2019)


Steir-Livny analyzes 19 prominent films that reflect the key tendencies of third-generation Holocaust documentaries...


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episode 280: Jakobina Arch, "Bringing Whales Ashore: Oceans and the Environment of Early Modern Japan" (U Washington Press, 2018)


Arch weaves together a wealth of diverse materials to demonstrate and explore the social, cultural, economic, intellectual, and religious impacts of whales on the world of Tokugawa Japan...


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episode 191: Susanna Schellenberg, "The Unity of Perception: Content, Consciousness, and Evidence" (Oxford UP, 2018)


How does perception result in thoughts about items in the world (such as dogs or flowers) and in conscious states of many kinds (such as experiences of seeing red)?


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episode 528: Sarah Anne Carter, "Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World" (Oxford UP, 2018)


Carter reveals that object lessons were a classroom exercise, in wide use during the nineteenth century...


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episode 543: Jonathan Gienapp, "The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era" (Harvard UP, 2018)


Gienapp revisits the Founding Era to retell the story of America’s favorite document...


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