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  • emConscience and Its Enemiesem
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    Conscience and Its Enemies

    Princeton University professor Robert George talked about his book Conscience and Its Enemies: Confronting the Dogmas of Liberal Secularism, a collection of his essays on topics such as abortion,…

  • Patricia FernandezKelly on emThe Heros Fightem
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    The Hero's Fight

    Patricia Fernandez-Kelly talked about her book The Hero’s Fight: African Americans in West Baltimore and the Shadow of the State, in which she looks at the way the urban poor in Baltimore are…

  • Keith Wailoo on emPainem
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    Professor Keith Wailoo talked about his book, Pain: A Political History, about the politicization of treating pain in the U.S. since the 1950s. This interview is part of Book TV’s College…

  • Tracy K Smith on emOrdinary Lightem
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    Ordinary Light

    Tracy K. Smith talked about her memoir, Ordinary Light. This interview, recorded at Princeton University, where Professor Smith teaches, is part of Book TV’s College Series.

  • emOf Empires and Citizensem
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    Of Empires and Citizens

    Amaney Jamal talked about her book, Of Empires and Citizens. In her book, Professor Jamal discusses why the spread of democracy has been slow in the Arab world and suggests the U.S. has played a…

  • emOne Nation Under Godem
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    One Nation Under God

    Professor Kevin Kruse talked about his book One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America, in which he argues that the idea that America is fundamentally a Christian…

  • Sir David Cannadine on emThe Undivided Pastem
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    The Undivided Past

    Sir David Cannadine talked about his book The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences, in which he argues that history is made up of far more than just conflict and should be written as…

  • Alan Blinder on emAfter the Music Stoppedem
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    After the Music Stopped

    Professor Alan Blinder talked about his book, After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead, about the 2008 financial crisis and what was done to address it.…

  • emThe Birth of Politicsem
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    The Birth of Politics

    Professor Melissa Lane talked about her book, The Birth of Politics: Eight Greek and Roman Political Ideas and Why They Matter, in which she looks at the contributions of the Greeks and Romans to…

  • emHouse of Debtem
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    House of Debt

    Professor Atif Mian talked about his book House of Debt: How They (and You) Caused the Great Recession, and How We Can Prevent It from Happening Again, in which he looks at the role that debt…