Originally published 03/08/2017
"We're in dire straits." So spoke Jordan's King Abdullah a half-year ago. A just-completed week of intensive travels and discussions throughout Jordan finds no one disagreeing with that assessment.
Originally published 10/18/2016
Skeletons from ancient settlements in the Near East are providing answers about how agriculture, and society, arose.
Originally published 01/03/2016
A silver scroll found in Jordan is a reminder of how big the market for ‘magic’ objects was in ancient Christianity, Islam, and Judaism.
Originally published 10/29/2013
Bruce E. Baker and Barbara Hahn
The federal government plays a critical role in prevent rampant agricultural speculation. But it wasn't playing that role during the shutdown.
Originally published 07/04/2016
There's No There There
"Who and Where is My Enemy?"
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- What’s Antifa all about? Mark Bray explains.
- Historian Keisha N. Blain tells the story of black nationalist women in her new book
- War or Peace for North Korea: A call for Action by Historians for Peace and Democracy
- George Will goes after liberal historian David Goldfield