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American Soldiers in the Aftermath of the Tet Offensive in Saigon, 1968

Professor Christian Appy’s latest article, “Exceptional Victims,” was recently published in the Boston Review’s landmark issue, "Fifty Years Since MLK”

Thursday, February 15, 2018

“The new exceptionalism is born of the vilification of the antiwar movement and the veneration of U.S. troops as heroic victims.”...
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From UMass to the World

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

As department chair Brian Ogilvie noted in the 2017 department’s newsletter, “in recent years, UMass Amherst has worked to ‘internationalize’ its curriculum. As a discipline, history has long been...