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Natural Gas in the New Bolivia

Revisit this episode with anthropologist Bret Gustafson, who discusses the complicated relationship between energy, politics, the environment, and indigenous rights. Gustafson's book "Bolivia in the Age of Gas" is now available through Duke University Press.

Remembering Baghdad

In the mid-twentieth century, the thriving Jewish community in modern-day Baghdad quickly came to an end. Years later, those who experienced life in Baghdad - and also the children of those exiled - turned to literature to share their memories. Revisit this episode to discover ideas and stories from Nancy Berg's recently published book, "Since 1948: Israeli Literature in the Making."

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Faculty Bookshelf

Browse titles from Arts & Sciences faculty. Thoughtful. Diverse. Well researched. These books might just make it to your shelf, nightstand, or coffee table.

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news and events from Arts & Sciences / WashU

In fire-prone West, plants need their pollinators — and vice versa

2020 is the worst fire year on record in the United States...

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Obituary: Roger Phillips, professor emeritus in Arts & Sciences, 80

Roger Jay Phillips, professor emeritus of earth and...

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AAAS names 7 Washington University faculty as 2020 fellows

Seven faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis...

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Writing the first draft of history

History major Gabriel Rubin, AB ’15, takes Wall Street Journal readers inside the Beltway as the new author of a storied political column.