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'The Other Slavery' Wins California Book Award

'The Other Slavery' Wins California Book Award

Prize is Latest Honor for History of Native American Enslavement

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Resendez Wins Bancroft Prize for 'The Other Slavery'

Resendez Wins Bancroft Prize for 'The Other Slavery'

A landmark history by Professor Andrés Reséndez, The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America, is the winner of a 2017 Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy.

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'Time' Article Spotlights Olmsted

'Time' Article Spotlights Olmsted

Historian Kathryn Olmsted is one of three professors nationwide quoted in a Dec. 15 article on the growing relevance of courses on conspiracy theories.

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Professor's Study Helps National Park Service Commemorate Reconstruction Era

Professor's Study Helps National Park Service Commemorate Reconstruction Era

As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary this summer, Associate Professor Gregory Downs has focused on an oft-forgotten part of U.S. history that our national parks are now helping the public to understand - the Reconstruction era.

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Book 'The Other Slavery' Hailed as Landmark History

Book 'The Other Slavery' Hailed as Landmark History

Andres Resendez didn't set out to write a sweeping narrative when he first began to research the history of enslavement of Native Americans in North America.

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Judge Wins Multiple Grants

Judge Wins Multiple Grants

Congratulations to History graduate student, Rajbir Judge, who was recently award two grants for his dissertation research.

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