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Posted 1 week 4 days ago in Purdue Libraries News » PUP

Many parts of history would be easily forgotten if we did not have those who are committed to recording it. “When I started, much of the historical information wasn’t available.” recalls Purdue professor Fred Whitford. Now, after authoring more than 250 research, extension, and regulatory publications, delivering over 5,800 presentations to a wide array of […]

Posted 2 weeks 4 days ago in Purdue Libraries News » PUP

That Sheep May Safely Graze (March 2019, Purdue University Press), by David Sherman, brings light to the human story of Afghanistan, the disruptive impact that decades long conflict has had on rural Afghans, their culture, and the timeless relationship they share with their land and their animals. The book describes the story of one of the […]

Posted 3 weeks 4 days ago in Purdue Libraries News » PUP

Born on this day 125 years ago, Ben Hecht is one of American history’s most complicated and compelling figures. Here’s what you need to know to become familiar with the prolific screenwriter and activist.     Hecht is one of the most prolific screenwriters in history.   In 1967 The New Yorker critic Pauline Kael […]