A former Nieman Fellow at Harvard, James M. Scott is the author of four books about World War II including Target Tokyo: ...
One hundred years ago the publication of Simon Called Peter, the first novel of Robert Keable, an English priest and former missionary, caused a sensation. It was a war novel with no fighting, telling ...
With the midterm elections of 2022 now completed, the projection game around the presidential election of 2024 has begun, with the early prognosis being that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is on the ...
How do you teach an inclusive U.S. history course? What does such a course look like? And how do teachers put one together when facing legal restrictions on how they can discuss race and gender in ...
Guardians of capitalism went back to the drawing board to refurbish the old order, and their manufacture of austerity became their main weapon. Austerity consisted of a twofold process, at once ...
The day after the midterm elections, Boston Review Coeditor-in-Chief Deborah Chasman spoke with contributing editor Robin D. G. Kelley about the election results and what they mean for U.S. politics.
This week, we're focusing on some of its spread in Boston in the 1930s and '40s, through a man named Francis Moran and the organization called the Christian Front. Charles Gallagher, a professor of ...
Some scientists estimate our early human cousins may have been using fire to cook their food almost 2 million years ago, long before Homo sapiens showed up. And a recent study found what could be the ...
Sometime in May 2020, Payton Gendron, a 16-year-old in upstate New York, was browsing the website 4chan when he came across a GIF. It was taken from a livestream recording made the previous year by a ...
In case you haven’t heard, people are this close to leaving Twitter. In the weeks since Elon Musk took over the platform, his erratic leadership and bewildering choices have alienated many of ...
Shakerra Grays, the Interactive Project Manager for PMA, said that employees unionized “in response to physical, verbal, and sexual harassment that went ignored by museum leadership.” One such case ...
He is the author of more than a dozen biographies and histories, including Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West ; Our First Civil War: Patriots and Loyalists in the American Revolution; ...