Review of:

John Davies, Alexander J. Kent.  The Red Atlas: How the Soviet Union Secretly Mapped the World.  Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2017.  Maps. 272 pp.  $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-38957-8.

Reviewed by:

Nina Bogdan (University of Arizona) Published on H-War (February, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey


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Post date: Tue, 20/03/2018 - 3:13pm

Affiliated faculty Michael Brescia takes up the Wayne Aspinall Chair in History at Colorado Mesa University. During his three-week visit (March 19-April 15) to the Grand Junction campus, he will teach a course examining the intersection of law and history and give a public lecture on his research into the living legacies of Spanish and Mexican natural resource law in the North American West.

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Panel discussants include:  David Gibbs, Professor of History, moderator; Samantha Parsons, UnKoch My Campus, Grassroots Campaign Strategist; David Safier, regular contributor to Tucson Weekly; Douglas Weiner, Professor of History; and Jeremy Vetter, Associate Professor of History.

Program will include presentations by panelists as well as Q and A with the audience.

April 3, 7-9:00pm, UA Education Building 211.

Post date: Mon, 19/03/2018 - 9:43am

Major Talks and Events in the Upcoming Months

To print out the calendar or view event information, visit our Events page

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Our Recent Claims To Fame


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Post date: Tue, 13/03/2018 - 2:10pm

The Origins of Today's Radical Right and the Crisis of American Democracy

Nancy MacLean, the William Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University, is being sponsored by the History Department to give an intriguing talk on "the deep history of the radical right's stealth plan for America". Please join us today, Monday March 12th, from 4:30-6:00 pm in the Cesar Chavez Building Rm. 111 to learn more about "Democracy in Chains".

Post date: Mon, 12/03/2018 - 9:18am

The 2018 Arizona History Convention will be held ... Read more

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Phi Alpha Theta

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Post date: Wed, 14/02/2018 - 8:25am

Fabio Lanza was featured on C-SPAN! The channel featured coverage of his AHA panel on "Fifty Years After 1968". Footage can be found here.


Post date: Tue, 09/01/2018 - 6:20pm

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