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Asian American History – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 55



In this episode, Madeline Y. Hsu introduces Asian American history and details how this community has contributed significantly to the massive transformation of the United States into one of the wealthiest and most powerful nations in the world.

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Madeline Y. Hsu has served as director of the Center for Asian American Studies and is currently an Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Philosophy of Science – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 54



In this episode, Samir Okasha introduces the philosophy of science, a field that looks to address key questions such as the issue of scientific change and ethics in science.

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Samir Okasha is Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Bristol, where he has taught since 2003. He currently serves as Associate Editor of Philosophy of Science, and has previously served as Associate Editor for the European Journal for the Philosophy of Science.

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Negotiation – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 53



Welcome back to The Very Short Introductions Podcast, now in its fifth season. In this episode, Carrie Menkel-Meadow introduces negotiation, a tool essential for international relations, trade, business, and for problem-solving skills in everyday life.

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Carrie Menkel-Meadow is Distinguished Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California and Chettle Professor of Law, Dispute Resolution and Civil Procedure, Emerita at Georgetown University.

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Abolitionism – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 52



In this episode, Richard Newman introduces abolitionism, a global human rights movement during the 18th and 19th centuries aimed at ending slavery in the Atlantic world.

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Richard S. Newman is Professor of History at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is the author of The Transformation of American Abolitionism, Freedom’s Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers, and Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present.

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Revolutions – The Very Short Introductions Podcast – Episode 51



In this episode, Jack A. Goldstone introduces revolutions, which, from 1789 in France to 2011 in Cairo, have shaken the world and dominate the popular imagination.

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Jack A. Goldstone is Virginia E. and John T. Hazel, Jr. Professor of Public Policy and Eminent Scholar, School of Public Policy, at George Mason University. He is the author of Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World.

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