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21
Jan

Digging Up the Gold Rush City

James P. Delgado is the President of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology. His previous books include Lost Warships: An Archaeological Tour of War at Sea, Across the Top of the World: The …

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20
Jan

Gold Rush Port

James P. Delgado is the President of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology. His previous books include Lost Warships: An Archaeological Tour of War at Sea, Across the Top of the World: The …

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14
Jan

The War Comes Home

Aaron Glantz, an independent journalist whose work has appeared in The Nation and The Progressive and on Democracy Now!, is the author of How America Lost Iraq. In his latest book, The …

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13
Jan

Women of the Klan

Kathleen M. Blee is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh. Blee’s book, Women of the Klan: Racism and Gender in the 1920’s, was first published with critical acclaim in …

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06
Jan

The Magna Carta Manifesto is “MVP”

The Nation‘s blog The Beat listed Peter Linebaugh’s The Magna Carta Manifesto as one of it’s 2008 Most Valuable Progressives (MVPs), calling it “the year’s most lyrical and necessary book on liberty”. …

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10
Dec

California’s Owls

You don’t see them very often, but California has more kinds of owls than you might realize. Fifteen species in fact, give or take a few. This uncertainty makes a lot of …

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09
Dec

Startled by Butterflies

Butterflies are such a common sight that we can be excused for thinking we understand these beautiful insects. They fly around on big floppy wings, visit flowers, and their larvae are called …

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