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This is the grave of Michael Green and the future grave of Theda Perdue. Pioneering historians of Native America, both Green and Perdue have had impressive careers. Green finished his PhD from Iowa in 1973 before teaching at West Texas State, Monmouth, Iowa, Dartmouth, and Oklahoma before landing his last job at the University of […]
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Above: Free Angela Davis poster, Havana, 1971 I start each and every day by reading a couple of chapters of a history (or related) book. I do this primarily to keep up on the literature, making it possible for me to know what I’m talking about when I write my own work. Of course, I’m […]

James Green, RIP

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On June 25, 2016

James Green, preeminent labor historian, has died. His books reached far beyond the academy to transform popular understanding of the United States’ most dramatic labor incidents. Probably his m

Lawrence Goodwyn, RIP

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On September 30, 2013
The great U.S. historian Lawrence Goodwyn has passed. The author of the single best book even written on the Populists, Democratic Promise, The Populist Movement in America (as well as the shorter version, The Populist Moment), Goodwyn made the concerns of these impoverished 19th century farmers central to the response and resistance to the rise […]
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