Category: History

Agency, Resistance, Resilience, Identity

Agency, Resistance, Resilience, Identity

—Shirley Hune and Gail M. Nomura
How can all of us better challenge falsehoods of Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s docility and call attention to the complexities of their past and present experiences in the United States and elsewhere?

Ireland and America: An eBook Special

Ireland and America: An eBook Special

This St. Patrick’s Day, check out a few books on Irish and Irish American history you might have missed! Browse the eBooks below to find studies on Irish nationalism, Irish-American… READ MORE

The Good of Remembrance

The Good of Remembrance

—Daniel P. Reynolds
The goal of Holocaust remembrance must be to ensure that willful abuses of memory are recognized by a majority for exactly what they are. That can only happen through education and a willingness to learn.

Pocahontas and the English Boys

Pocahontas and the English Boys

—Karen Ordahl Kupperman
The author of Pocahontas and the English Boys reflects on the reasons she was drawn to the story of four young people in Jamestown.

Exploring Black Religion: An eBook Special

Exploring Black Religion: An eBook Special

As we celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., we look to his role as a leading figure in the African American church. Browse eBooks on the history of Black religion for just $1.99 each throughout January!

Come to the Table

Come to the Table

Author Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier shares a series of stories about taking action in times of crisis from The House on Henry Street: The Enduring Life of a Lower East Side Settlement.