Military History

Stanford University hosts Jeffreys-Jones in a special seminar on FBI history

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, author of The FBI: A History, will speak tomorrow, October 9th, at Stanford University about “The FBI in Historical Perspective.” This event will be open to the public, and will last from 4pm-5:15pm. No reservations are required.  The event is hosted by the Center for International Security and

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 9

Episode 9 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In Episode 9, Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Trita Parsi about about his behind-the scenes revelations about events in the Middle East and the geopolitical competition between Israel, Iran, and the United States, and with (2) James Prosek, author, watercolorist,

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News and reviews for Kiernan’s Blood and Soil

Reviewers are finding Ben Kiernan’s newest book, Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur, to be an engaging look at an important and timely subject. In a review for the October 8th issue of The New Republic, Michael Ignatieff calls Blood and Soil

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Ben Kiernan at Labyrinth Books New Haven

Labyrinth Books New Haven will host Ben Kiernan on Wednesday, October 10th at 5:30pm to celebrate his recently published Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur. This book party and conversation is free and open to the public. For more details and information

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Ben Kiernan speaking engagement Saturday

Ben Kiernan, author of the recently published book, Blood and Soil, will be speaking this Saturday at 2 pm at the Queens Public Library, Flushing Branch in New York. For more details and information on the event, click here. For a listing of all library events, visit QueensLibrary.org For thirty

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Russia’s Defense Ministry confirms Soviet sorties over Dimona in 1967

Last Friday the Jerusalem Post published an article citing a recent statement made by chief spokesman of Russia’s Air Force, Colonel Aleksandr Drobyshevsky, who publicly acknowledged a major historical detail related to the 1967 Arab-Israeli War (Six Days’ War). The detail refers to reconnaissance flights over Israel, specifically one flight

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China’s Military Celebrates 80th Anniversary

From the AP Wire — BEIJING: Past and present Chinese leaders appeared together on army day Wednesday, celebrating the founding of the People’s Liberation Army in a striking show of unity ahead of a key Communist Party congress later this year. Former President and party chief Jiang Zemin, seldom seen

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 8

Episode 8 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In Episode 8, Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Michael Makovsky about Winston Churchill’s views on Zionism, (2) Tennant Bagley about the controversy surrounding a KGB defector in the early 1960s, and (3) Emily Cockayne about urban nuisances people suffered in

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“The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration” starts today

Today marks the start of the annual EAA Airventure in Oshkosh, WI. From demonstrations to new innovations, airplane rides to stunt shows, this weeklong event draws enthusiasts from all over the world, with over 750,000 attendees, making it the largest aviation event in the world. For aviation lovers and history

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Yale loves summer reading –new titles added to our Online Sale

We’ve just launched our Best of Summer Reading site at Yale University Press! Our new page features a host of titles perfect to slip right in your beach bag as you head out to enjoy the sun and surf. Delve into Tennent H. Bagley’s Spy Wars and uncover details from

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