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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 >>

“American Soldiers in the First World War: What Did It All Mean?”

Professor Jennifer D. Keene Chapman University “American Soldiers in the First World War: What Did It All Mean?” Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 6:00-7:30 p.m. Dale Halton Reading Room Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte “American Soldiers in the First World War: What Did It All Mean?” Read more >>

CNN Historian Roundup - Karen Cox

http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/19/opinions/historians-confederate-statues-opinion-roundup/index.html CNN Historian Roundup - Karen Cox Read more >>

destructive creation book cover and author

Historian’s work focuses on World War II and the power of mobilization

Historian Mark Wilson studies the business and politics of the American industrial mobilization for World War II in the new book “Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II.” Wilson spent 10 years researching the archives of companies that made weapons for the war as well as military and government archives. His search led him to the records of Boeing Aircraft and... Historian’s work focuses on World War II and the power of mobilization Read more >>