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Empire of Cotton: The Global Origins of Modern Capitalism

Empire of Cotton: The Global Origins of Modern Capitalism Dr. Sven Beckert Professor of History, Harvard University Empire of Cotton: The Global Origins of Modern Capitalism Read more >>

Study Abroad - UK - Spring 2018

Students Travel to England and Scotland over Spring Break This spring break, Dr. Peter Thorsheim, assisted by History graduate student Quinn Whittington, led 15 undergraduate and graduate students on an 8-day study abroad program to the United Kingdom. Highlights included visits to the Tower of London, the Cabinet War Rooms, Oxford's Bodleian Library, Bletchley Park, Edinburgh Castle, Arthur's... Study Abroad - UK - Spring 2018 Read more >>

Study Abroad - Bolivia - Spring 2018

Over the Spring Break, professors Carmen Soliz from the History Department and Sara Juengst from the Anthropology Department led eight undergraduate and graduate students on a study abroad program to explore Bolivia's rich archeological and historical past and its complex current reality. Students visited Tihuanacu and Inca ruins, lake Titicaca: the highest navegable lake in the world, sun Island... Study Abroad - Bolivia - Spring 2018 Read more >>

Study Abroad - Japan - Spring 2018

A group of 22 students visited Tokyo, Kamakura, and Aizu Wakamatsu as part of a spring break study abroad program led by Dr. Maren Ehlers from the History Department. They explored Japanese urban history and the history of the samurai, using public transportation and staying with local host families for part of the trip. Study Abroad - Japan - Spring 2018 Read more >>

Give and Take

Poverty and the Status Order in Early Modern Japan Give and Take Read more >>