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Published this week by W.W. Norton & Company, Fault Lines pinpoints the country’s entrenched political polarization to the mid-1970s, a time when Kruse and Zelizer argue multiple rifts began to occur in the social order.

This special art exhibit showcases the hidden talents of amateur artists on staff and faculty within Fitz-Randolph gates at Princeton University.

Princeton researchers Rachel Selinsky and Professor Thomas Conlan are using modern materials analyses to learn about medieval metallurgical practices in Japan.

We stand with Xiyue on this birthday, as we have throughout his unjust detention, and we fervently hope that he will be released with no further delay, so that he may return home as soon as possible to be reunited with his wife and young son.

On Twitter, he specializes in serialized posts, called threads, that lend historical context to breaking news or skewer a version of history spouted by right-wing agitators.

Princeton University has signed a five-year renewal of its strategic partnership with the University of Tokyo to further support collaborative research and teaching and boost interdisciplinary scholarship.

The Koren Prize recognizes outstanding departmental work during the junior year.

The documents are from Sakuramotobō, a famous temple in Yoshino, Nara prefecture, and were written as early as 1308.

Gocmen '17, who concentrated in History, will pursue an M.Sc. in economics at University College London (UCL), followed by a master’s in the history of political thought and intellectual history, jointly administered by UCL and Queen Mary University of London.

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She is one of three Princeton seniors who have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships for graduate study at the University of Oxford.

The prize is awarded for the best second-semester Junior Paper.

Professor Stephen Kotkin has won the 17th annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for “Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929–1941,” the second volume of a definitive biography of Joseph Stalin.

Professors Joshua Guild and Stephen Kotkin, along with other professors, talked with Princeton Alumni Weekly about WWI's enduring impact.

In two separate interviews, she speaks about her research with News at Princeton and with Jorge Ramos (Al Punto).

Beth Lew-Williams spoke with Princeton Alumni Weekly about her book, The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America.

Beth Lew-Williams's article was recognized for its contributions to Western history, women and gender in the North American West, and race in the North American West.

1 November 2018
"Inscribing a Modern World: Constitutions Across Histories and Literatures"

The Eugenics Crusade tells the story of the unlikely –– and largely unknown –– movement that turned the fledgling scientific theory of heredity into a powerful instrument of social control.