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episode 8: Michelle Haberland, "Striking Beauties: Women Apparel Workers in the U.S. South, 1930-2000" (U Georgia Press, 2015)


Haberland discusses the dynamics of gender, class, race and globalization in the southern apparel industry from the 1930s to today...


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episode 106: David Brandenberger, "Stalin's Master Narrative" (Yale UP, 2019)


The Short Course was designed to be the definitive party narrative, but the party purges and Stalin’s own personal preferences led to him stripping out the traditional historical framework...


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episode 31: Gary Meisner, "The Golden Ratio: The Divine Beauty of Mathematics" (Race Point Press, 2018)


From the pyramids of Giza, to quasicrystals, to the proportions of the human face, the golden ratio has an infinite capacity to generate shapes with exquisite properties...


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episode 89: Pekka Hämäläinen, "Lakota America: A New History of Indigenous Power" (Yale UP, 2019)


Hämäläinen provides a comprehensive history of Lakota migration, expansion, resistance, survival, and resilience...


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episode 657: Amy Offner, "Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas" (Princeton UP, 2019)


Offner shows how strategies such as self-help housing, for-profit privatized state-functions, and austere social programs were well-trodded decades earlier in the mid-century “mixed economy"...


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episode 656: James Gordon Finlayson, "The Habermas-Rawls Debate" (Columbia UP, 2019)


Finlayson traces their dispute from its inception in their earliest works to the 1995 exchange and its aftermath, as well as its legacy in contemporary debates...


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episode 42: Lincoln A. Mitchell, "San Francisco Year Zero" (Rutgers UP, 2019)


1978 was the year that changed San Francisco forever..


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episode 98: Sarah Pinsker, "A Song for a New Day" (Berkley, 2019)


Pinsker explores how society changes following two plausible disasters: a surge in terrorism and a deadly epidemic...


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episode 104: Elizabeth Bernstein, "Brokered Subjects: Sex, Trafficking and the Politics of Freedom" (U Chicago, 2018)


Bernstein provides an overview of feminist discourse on sex trafficking from its earliest incarnations,


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episode 622: Lian Xi, "Blood Letters: The Untold Story of Lin Zhao, a Martyr in Mao's China" (Basic Books, 2018)


In 1960, a poet and journalist named Lin Zhao was arrested by the Communist Party of China and sent to prison for re-education...


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