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The Russia-Ukraine Crisis

To better understand the Russia-Ukraine crisis, we have put together a list of the most relevant books that shed light on the history, socio-economic and political relations of these two neighboring countries as well as titles that provide additional context to the historical and evolving war tactics at play.


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Black Artists in America: From the the Great Depression to Civil Rights

February 2, 2022

My new book, Black Artists in America: from the Great Depression to Civil Rights, (which accompanies an exhibition of the same name that was on view at the Dixon Galleries and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee from October 17, 2021 until January 2, 2022) explores the work of African American artists during the first half of the twentieth century.

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The History of Economic Sanctions as a Tool of War

February 24, 2022

Can war be banished from the earth? Throughout modern history, world peace has been a powerful ideal. It has also been one of the most elusive. Each major war produced its share of cynics as well as visionaries. Pessimists saw war as an inescapable part of the human condition.

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