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Stanford Libraries highlights Native and Indigenous authors

Stanford Libraries is highlighting a collection of books by Native and Indigenous authors this month in celebration of Native American Heritage Month.

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A Sterling legacy: Stanford’s postwar rise to prominence

How does a university become a leading, world-class research institution? A new book shows how Stanford’s fifth president, Wallace Sterling, transformed Stanford University into an internationally recognized place for learning, research, and innovation.

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Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health —

Saving lives with food and medicine

Bert Patenaude’s new book, Bread + Medicine: American Famine Relief in Soviet Russia, 1921-1923, recounts the pivotal role U.S. doctors played in saving lives.

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Stanford News —

A new book unveils how undocumented immigrants navigate everyday surveillance

Sociologist Asad L. Asad’s new book looks at how undocumented immigrants interact with the societal institutions that both threaten and maintain their life in the U.S.

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Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences —

Lerone A. Martin on Hoover, the FBI, and white evangelicalism

Lerone A. Martin discusses his new book, The Gospel of J. Edgar Hoover: How the FBI Aided and Abetted the Rise of White Christian Nationalism.

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Faculty recommended books for winter break

Discover a new book, audiobook, or podcast to relax with over the break from these titles suggested by faculty across campus.

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