A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Who Makes History?

What makes history, who makes it, why are some stories told -- and some aren't? Historians Janice Nimura, Jacquelyn Dowd Hall and Susan Crane come together to discuss these intriguing questions and much more.

Susan Crane

Susan A. Crane has been a professor of history at the University of Arizona since 1995. She is the author of "Nothing Happened: A History" and editor of "Museums and Memory and The Cultural History of Memory in the Nineteenth Century....

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Jacquelyn Hall

Jacquelyn Dowd Hall is the founding director of the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the author of "Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America....

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Janice Nimura

Janice P. Nimura is an author whose work includes "Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back," which was a New York Times Notable book in 2015. She has written essays and book reviews for the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, Salon and LitHub, among others....

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The Doctors Blackwell
How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine
Janice Nimura
History / Biography
W. W. Norton, Incorporated
January 2021
ISBN 9780393635546
336 pages
$27.95, INSTORE
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Sisters and Rebels
A Struggle for the Soul of America
Jacquelyn Hall
History / Biography
W. W. Norton, Incorporated
November 2020
ISBN 9780393358568
tp, 477 pages
$20.00, INSTORE
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Nothing Happened
A History
Susan Crane
History / Biography
Stanford University Press
January 2021
ISBN 9781503613478
Hardcover, 264 pages
$28.00, INSTORE
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