Jill O'Neill writes about the challenges of accessing open access monographs: "In a brief talk at the Charleston Conference this year, I noted that what was needed was a combined stakeholder effort to successfully connect reader and book while making clear the degree of access being offered. "
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From the Web: A History of Race and Racism in America, in 24 Chapters
History professor Ibram X. Kendi's essay in the New York Times Book Review highlights works on race and the black experience in his selection of influential books from every decade since the founding of the United States. Kendi writes,
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Michael Herbert Fisher. A Short History of the Mughal Empire. London: I.B.Tauris, 2015. 256 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84885-873-2.
Reviewed by Ghulam Nadri (Georgia State University)
Published on H-Asia (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha