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A Recovery Month Reading List
National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with mental and substance use disorders to live healthy and rewarding lives. Johns Hopkins...
DSM: A History of Psychiatry’s Bible
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association has been called “the most important book of the twentieth century.” While this evaluation is debatable, the history of the DSM is certainly one of the most interesting stories in...
New Horizons for Early Modern European Scholarship
Since the consolidation of History as a professionalized discipline in the nineteenth century, the study of early modern Europe has stimulated some of its most provocative and creative scholarship. From Leopold Ranke to Jakob Burkhardt to Fernand Braudel to...
Delta of Power: The Military-Industrial Complex
The Military-Industrial Complex (MIC) is not what it used to be. The good news is that it continues to produce the world’s most dominant arsenal, even while imposing less of a “burden” on the country than during the Cold War. The bad news is that waste, fraud...
What Even Is Trauma?
Trauma was the word of the year in 2018, according to the Oxford Dictionary. That was the same year I decided my tenure working as a communications specialist in the federal government needed to end. I felt I had achieved all I was going to, and that it was...
Victorian Periodicals Review announces 2020 VanArsdel Prize Winner
The VanArsdel Prize is awarded annually to the best graduate student essay investigating Victorian periodicals and newspapers. The prize was established in 1990 to honor Rosemary VanArsdel, a founding member of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals...