Winston Du – In his work, Anatomy of a Genocide, Bartov investigates the history that shaped his mother’s hometown of Buczacz, a “frontier” town situated in present-day Ukraine that changed hands incessantly over the centuries of its existence.
Winston Du – As Historian James Fichter illustrates in his book So Great a Proffit, American trade in the East Indies was not only voluminous, eclipsing that of almost every other western nation, but also historically significant. The success of these American merchants far from home, Fichter argues, profoundly shaped not only the political economy of the merchant’s own nation, but also that of America’s former mother country – Great Britain.
Clara Zou – Honoré de Balzac paints a social scene of Paris that fills the reader with the desire to belong and be part of an enchanting lifestyle full of beautiful fashion, exquisite homes, and luxurious evenings spent dancing. From
Laura Grove – Since its conception, the United States has not only profoundly developed and flourished, but also grown in its influence and sway on an international level. The world has become Pax Americana; the ideals of the United States
Josh Hamburger–During the time of the res publica (republic), the Roman government took a noticeably ambivalent stance against murder that reflected their structure and the attitudes of the citizens. Instead of making murder a primary civil matter, they allowed for individuals to handle the majority of these incidents in a more private matter.