Read Across America Day

March 2 nd marks Read Across America Day! In honor of the occasion, we asked some of our authors about their favorite reading nooks. Here’s what they had to say… “ My favorite relaxing reading “nook” is in my comfy curved outdoor couch on our back deck. I light candles, grab a refreshing drink,...Read more

HHT Awareness Month

Did you know that June is HHT Awareness Month? You’re probably wondering, what is HHT ? That’s because most people, including many doctors, have never heard of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT), a rare genetic blood vessel disorder. In fact, most people who have HHT don’t know that they...Read more

Walker's Mammals of the World

The history of Walker’s Mammals of the World goes back to the 1930s, when Ernest P. Walker, assistant director of the National Zoological Park in Washington, began assembling data and imagery. First published in 1964, it became a Johns Hopkins University Press classic, with editions in 1968 and...Read more

Cold War Perspective on the North Korea Summit: Lessons from the Berlin Crisis

Cold War Perspective on the North Korea Summit: Lessons from the Berlin Crisis Jenny Thompson and Sherry Thompson are the authors of The Kremlinologist: Llewellyn E Thompson, Ame rica's Man in Cold War Moscow , recently published by Johns Hopkins University Press. A summit between President Trump...Read more

Hydrocarbon Nation

As a political historian, my initial objective when writing Hydrocarbon Nation was simply to investigate the role that fossil fuels have played in influencing America’s political and economic advance. My sense was that although most environmentalists view these natural resources as fundamentally...Read more